A popular third-party genetic genealogy database is vulnerable to security risks that include impersonation of relatives, a study found.
U.S. attorneys claim that five people committed fraud in connection by staging an accident with a commercial truck, according to an Thursday indictment. They were allegedly assisted in the scheme by an unnamed attorney.
The money was raised through a GoFundMe account intended to help foster children, including Christmas gifts. John Billiot Jr. is accused of pocketing most of that cash.
In at least five states last year, fraudulent treatment groups billed insurance companies for hundreds of thousands of dollars' worth of non-existent treatment.
Kelly Renee Turner, 41, has been charged with 13 criminal counts, including murder and fraud, in the death of her daughter Olivia Gant.
Robert Shapiro, founder of the Woodbridge group of companies, has been sentenced to 25 years in prison as the result of an investment scam that took many seniors for their savings.
Much, if not all, of the purported business activities of Oodles did not appear to exist, court documents alleged.
Despite the defendant's ingenuity in implementing the fraud, he himself fell prey to another financial scam, the Justice Department said.
Syed Arham Arbab, 22, admitted to defrauding 117 investors of thousands of dollars, and faces up to five years in prison.
Igor Fruman and Lev Parnas are charged with conspiring to violate bans on straw donor and foreign donor contributions to U.S. political campaigns.
A genetics testing company settled out of court for $42.6 over allegations of healthcare fraud.
Although, as white-collar crimes prosecutions languished in the early aughts, prosecutions overall surged.
The GoFundMe page said homeless veteran Johnny Bobbitt gave Katelyn McClure his last $20, when her car suddenly ran out of gas on the highway.
One fan paid a beer vendor as if it were any ordinary purchase, but later discovered they were charged $724 for a couple of brews.
Robin DiMaggio, former U.N. Music Director, pleaded guilty to stealing funds earmarked for a Bulgarian benefit concert.
The Federal Communications Commission accused Sprint of fraudulently obtaining tens of millions of dollars in subsidies from the government's Lifeline program.
A German mother is standing trial for allegedly faking the disabilites of her children in order to claim benefits.
Security officers at Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi stopped 32-year-old Jayesh Patel, who dyed his beard and hair gray to look decades older.
Police investigating the kidnapping of Darrel Moll determined he had tied himself up and sent "demands" to his wife.
"He lived the Christian convictions of his upbringing in his faith," said an attorney for John Good. "Now the government charges that [his] religious convictions, when put into active expression in life, are felonies."
Charles Thomas Sebesta was arrested Monday on a federal grand jury indictment; Sebesta is accused of using over $11 million of church money for personal expenses.
Police in New South Wales police reported "inquiries determined the report was false and there was no missing [twin brother]."
Rev. Reginald Williams faces grand larceny changes over claims he used money earmarked for charity on fancy dinners and a trips to the Caribbean.
Former Fox News personality Clayton Morris has moved to a coastal Portuguese town, leaving behind dozens of lawsuits alleging real estate fraud.
The alleged fraud cost the tech giant some $900,000.
About 1,300 secret cameras were deployed by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's center-right Likud party, according to the Israeli news site Ynet.
"The lengths they went to were unlike anything I've seen in the past two years," Kitboga told Newsweek.