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Apr 05, 2011 04:00 PM

FBI Releases 2010 Bank Crime Statistics

The FBI released bank crime statistics for calendar year 2010, as well as for the fourth quarter of 2010. Between January 1, 2010 and December 31, 2010, there were 5,546 robberies, 74 burglaries, ...

FBI Releases 2010 Bank Crime Statistics

The FBI released bank crime statistics for calendar year 2010, as well as for the fourth quarter of 2010. Between January 1, 2010 and December 31, 2010, there were 5,546 robberies, 74 burglaries, eight larcenies, and 13 extortions of financial institutions reported to law enforcement.

Press release | Full annual report | Fourth quarter report

Apr 04, 2011 10:15 PM

Pennsylvania Doctor Pleads Guilty to Running Pill Mill, Multiple Other Charges

Christopher Vassalluzzo, D.O., of New Hope, Pennsylvania, pled guilty to participating in a conspiracy to operate an office that was, in fact, a pill mill that distributed millions of prescription ...

Pennsylvania Doctor Pleads Guilty to Running Pill Mill, Multiple Other Charges

Christopher Vassalluzzo, D.O., of New Hope, Pennsylvania, pled guilty to participating in a conspiracy to operate an office that was, in fact, a pill mill that distributed millions of prescription controlled substance diet drugs outside a professional practice. Vassalluzzo also pled guilty to mail fraud and conspiracy to commit mail fraud, structuring, aggravated structuring, conspiracy to commit tax evasion, and tax evasion.

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Apr 04, 2011 09:25 PM

Former Employee of Non-Profit Indicted in Massachusetts for Role in Kickback Scheme

Charles Feeney, of North Billerica, Massachusetts, the former facilities director of a non-profit organization that provides support services to developmentally disabled adults, was arraigned for ...

Former Employee of Non-Profit Indicted in Massachusetts for Role in Kickback Scheme

Charles Feeney, of North Billerica, Massachusetts, the former facilities director of a non-profit organization that provides support services to developmentally disabled adults, was arraigned for soliciting, demanding, and accepting kickbacks in connection with the renovation of a building that now serves, in part, as a day facility for disabled adults.

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Apr 01, 2011 09:10 PM

Maryland Man Sentenced in Identity Theft Scheme

Oladayo Oladokun, of Lanham, Maryland, was sentenced in Washington, D.C. to two years in prison for carrying out a scheme in which he took over financial accounts belonging to about 25 victims. In ...

Maryland Man Sentenced in Identity Theft Scheme

Oladayo Oladokun, of Lanham, Maryland, was sentenced in Washington, D.C. to two years in prison for carrying out a scheme in which he took over financial accounts belonging to about 25 victims. In total, more than 40 financial accounts were taken over, fraudulently used, possessed, or opened without the victims’ authorization, causing more than $300,000 in losses.

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Apr 01, 2011 08:45 PM

Alabama Business Development Consortium Director Charged in $7 Million Fraud Scheme

Maurice William Campbell, Jr., of Rainbow City, Alabama, the former state director of the Alabama Small Business Development Consortium, was indicted on fraud, money laundering, and conspiracy ...

Alabama Business Development Consortium Director Charged in $7 Million Fraud Scheme

Maurice William Campbell, Jr., of Rainbow City, Alabama, the former state director of the Alabama Small Business Development Consortium, was indicted on fraud, money laundering, and conspiracy charges in connection with allegedly using his position to fraudulently obtain more than $7 million from the state of Alabama.

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Mar 31, 2011 10:15 PM

Former TBW Financial Analyst Pleads Guilty in $1.5 Billion Fraud Scheme

Sean W. Ragland, a former senior financial analyst at Taylor, Bean & Whitaker (TBW), pled guilty to conspiring to commit bank and wire fraud in connection with his role in a scheme that defrauded ...

Former TBW Financial Analyst Pleads Guilty in $1.5 Billion Fraud Scheme 

Sean W. Ragland, a former senior financial analyst at Taylor, Bean & Whitaker (TBW), pled guilty to conspiring to commit bank and wire fraud in connection with his role in a scheme that defrauded approximately $1.5 billion from financial investors in TBW’s mortgage lending facility, Ocala Funding.

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Mar 31, 2011 08:45 PM

Former University President Indicted in Missouri for Embezzling $1.5 Million from School

Karen L. Pletz, of Kansas City, Missouri, the former president and CEO of Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences, was indicted for embezzling more than $1.5 million from the university. ...

Former University President Indicted in Missouri for Embezzling $1.5 Million from School

Karen L. Pletz, of Kansas City, Missouri, the former president and CEO of Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences, was indicted for embezzling more than $1.5 million from the university. The alleged fraud scheme included unauthorized compensation payments as well as reimbursements from the university for personal expenses and fraudulent charitable contributions. The indictment also charges her with tax violations and money laundering.

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Mar 31, 2011 08:25 PM

Former Bank President Indicted in Florida on Bank Fraud and Related Charges

Jerry J. Williams, the former president, CEO, and chairman of Orion Bank, which was headquartered in Naples, Florida, was charged with conspiracy to commit bank fraud and deceive federal and state ...

Former Bank President Indicted in Florida on Bank Fraud and Related Charges

Jerry J. Williams, the former president, CEO, and chairman of Orion Bank, which was headquartered in Naples, Florida, was charged with conspiracy to commit bank fraud and deceive federal and state bank examiners in connection with his alleged orchestration of a complex scheme to fraudulently raise capital and falsify bank records in order to mislead state and federal regulators as to the bank's true financial condition.

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Mar 31, 2011 06:00 PM

Two New Orleans Police Officers Sentenced in Post-Katrina Shooting, Burning of Man

Former New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) Officer David Warren was sentenced in connection with the post-Katrina shooting death of Henry Glover, and current NOPD Officer Greg McRae was sentenced ...

Two New Orleans Police Officers Sentenced in Post-Katrina Shooting, Burning of Man

Former New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) Officer David Warren was sentenced in connection with the post-Katrina shooting death of Henry Glover, and current NOPD Officer Greg McRae was sentenced for the subsequent burning of Glover's remains and obstruction of justice. Warren was sentenced to 25 years and nine months in prison, and McRae was sentenced to 17 years in prison.

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Mar 30, 2011 10:10 PM

New York Men Charged in $10 Million Commercial Bank Fraud, Identity Theft Scheme

Christopher Cavounis and Jagdesh Cooma, both of Fresh Meadows, New York, were charged for allegedly orchestrating a scheme to defraud several banks of at least $10 million by obtaining commercial ...

New York Men Charged in $10 Million Commercial Bank Fraud, Identity Theft Scheme

Christopher Cavounis and Jagdesh Cooma, both of Fresh Meadows, New York, were charged for allegedly orchestrating a scheme to defraud several banks of at least $10 million by obtaining commercial loans and lines of credit using false and fraudulent documents. The defendants also allegedly paid bribes totaling over $135,000 to an employee of Citibank to obtain $2.45 million worth of loans.

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