Fraudsters in South Africa are turning to syndicates that rent out corpses for use in insurance fraud and police are implementing new tools to get those dead bodies off the market.
A student has been told she must pay back thousands of dollars in fraudulent charges to Canada's largest bank, because the PIN number for her stolen debit card consisted of part of her phone number.
Journalist Andrea Bernstein said that the two Trump children were well aware of the wrongdoing that prompted allegations of fraud against them in the 2000s.
A Florida man tried to get harassment charges dropped against himself by posing as the prosecutor in his case—and now may be going to jail for decades.
Police have warned the public not to abbreviate the year 2020 when signing important documents or checks.
In his new single, the rapper references the disastrous Fyre Festival, while using the name as an acronym for "For Your Real Entertainment."
Authorities are searching for a woman they say claimed to be "psychic" while running an allegedly fraudulent scheme where she promised to "bless" and "double" the money of her victims.
Police said a man was "dealt with" for a fraud offense after multiple sheets of fake McDonald's free coffee stickers were found in his vehicle.
Many drivers were left stranded on their routes, and they worried about the loss of their jobs so close to Christmas.
"To our knowledge, this is the largest criminal case ever involving identify theft of military-affiliated personnel," U.S. Attorney John Bash said at a press conference.
The latest property, Trump Tower, joins Trump International Hotel and Tower in New York City and a building on Wall Street as Trump Organization properties discovered to have discrepancies between tax records and numbers reported to lenders.
One man carried out a successful Nigerian scam from prison and enjoyed more freedom than most prisoners. Anti-corruption officials have begun an investigation into who is responsible.
The man is on trial for a long-running scheme where he pretended to be a scientist or doctor and offered cash to subjects who would run voltage through their naked feet.
Muncie Mayor Dennis Tyler had planned to retire on December 31. If convicted, he could spend the first few years of his retirement in jail.
Annie Ford, 51, created falsified documents that she submitted to a New York lender in support of a loan application.
A man in New Orleans was arrested Wednesday for pretending to be a handicapped brother named "Cory" who needed home care nurses to change his diaper.
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.