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Financial Fraud: Renee Tartaglione Sentenced For 53 Counts Of Conspiracy, Fraud, Theft And Tax Crimes

Former Head of Nonprofit Sentenced to Prison for Defrauding Mental Health Clinic Out of Over $2 Million A former head of a Philadelphia nonprofit mental health clinic was sentenced to 82 months in prison for perpetrating a multiyear fraud scheme through which she stole over $2 million from the clinic that she headed, announced Acting […]

Public Corruption: John L. Sampson Sentenced To 5 Years For Obstruction Of Justice And Making False Statements

USA Capers Announces Former New York State Senator John L. Sampson Sentenced To 5 Years U.S. Attorney Robert Capers, outside the Federal Court in Brooklyn, announced former New York State Senator John Sampson was sentenced to five years of incarceration following his conviction at trial of obstruction of justice in connection with his efforts to […]

How to Avoid Fraud in 4 Common Situations

Most of us probably think we could easily detect a scam if anyone ever tried to take advantage of us. And yet, the Stanford Center on Longevity reports that each year between $40 – 50 billion is taken via schemes, scams, and other fraudulent practices. Some of the most common scams we hear about are […]

Report A Fraud: Useful Links

Where can you Report a Fraud? For report financial fraud, you can contact the FBI online at https://tips.fbi.gov. United States Attorney’s Office its where you are located or where the fraud was committed. Offices of the United States Attorneys have a list of the 93 United States Attorney’s Offices and links to their websites. Certain […]

SALLY A. CLAASSEN Pleads Guilty to Federal Charges of Stealing

Former Winnebago County Purchasing Director Sally Claassen Pleads Guilty to Federal Charges of Stealing over $400,000 ROCKFORD — The former Winnebago County Purchasing Director pleaded guilty today before U.S. District Judge Frederick J. Kapala to two counts of theft from a program receiving federal funds.  SALLY A. CLAASSEN, 57, of Roscoe, Ill., was an employee […]

Angelo Alleca Pleads Guilty to Orchestrating a Multi-Million Dollar Fraud Scheme

Former CEO of Summit Wealth Management Pleads Guilty to Orchestrating a Multi-Million Dollar Fraud Scheme ATLANTA – Angelo Alleca, the former CEO of Atlanta, Georgia, based Summit Wealth Management, has pleaded guilty to conspiring with a former business partner to defraud investors of over $35 million dollars. Alleca marketed several funds that were supposed to […]

Robert F. Arnold Indicted for Fraud and Related Charges

Tennessee Sheriff Indicted by Federal Grand Jury on Conspiracy, Fraud and Related Charges Chief Administrative Deputy and Sheriff’s Uncle also Indicted A county sheriff and two other men were indicted for their roles in the formation, marketing and operation of a private company and the concealment and misrepresentation of their involvement with the business, announced […]

Lee Vaccaro Charged In $5 Million Investment Fraud Scheme

Nevada Man Charged In $5 Million Investment Fraud Scheme NEWARK, N.J. – A Nevada man was arrested today and charged with defrauding investors out of more than $5 million dollars, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced. Lee Vaccaro, 44, of Las Vegas, Nevada, was arrested by special agents of the FBI and charged by complaint […]

Various Online Payment Options and Tips to Avoid Fraud in It

With businesses spreading wide across the globe, several people are encouraged to start their business online and earn their living. However, the main question that runs in everyone’s head is how to make payments online when one is sitting far away from the company he is tied up to. People also worry about how to […]

David Weaver and Crystal Serfass Pleaded Guilty To The Armed Robberies

Junedale Couple Pleads Guilty To Four Armed Bank Robberies And The Armed Robbery Of A Store SCRANTON – The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced today that David Weaver, age 41, and Crystal Serfass, age 31, both of Junedale, Carbon County, Pennsylvania, pleaded guilty to the armed robberies of four […]

Wayne Simmons – Former Fox News Commentator Pleads Guilty to Fraud

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – Wayne Shelby Simmons, 62, of Annapolis, Maryland, a former Fox News commentator who has falsely claimed he spent 27 years working for the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), pleaded guilty today to major fraud against the government, wire fraud, and a firearms offense. “Wayne Simmons is a convicted felon with no military or […]

How to Prevent Embezzlement in Your Nonprofit Organization

Nonprofits are frequently the victims of embezzlement and employee fraud because they tend to have looser financial controls than for-profit businesses. The management and board members are also likely to be much more trusting of employees. This type of fraud is frequently not even reported or prosecuted due to the financial costs of an investigation […]

Cyber Frauds – Meaning, Definition and Preventive Measures

Technological advancements have always been a boon and a bane for human kind. There are always some people who misuse and exploit technology and create serious problems for the rest of the population. One such invention is the computer that has become an integral part of each person’s life in the recent years. There is […]

Financial Fraud: Lottery Fraud – Scammers Target the Elderly

Scammers Target the Elderly The telephone call came from out of the blue. The man on the line told the 83-year-old retired schoolteacher she had won a substantial lottery prize. All that was required to claim the windfall was to pay taxes and other fees. Before it was over, the victim—a Virginia resident who had […]

Email Scam: MRS. ELLAIN ELLIOT – UN Foreign Affairs

This is an email received about “ BUSINESS PROPOSAl MRS. ELLAIN ELLIOT – UN Foreign Affairs  ” is a phishing scam and why not try to contact these people or log onto these sites and enter your data because you risk being stolen. from: MRS. ELLAIN ELLIOT UN Foreign Affairs <4777hhgf5h@gmail.com> to: a…1@gmail.com bcc: a…1@gmail.com date: […]

OLAF – Allocated Million For the Fight Against Fraud

The European Commission has pledged 14.5 million euros to support Member States in fighting fraud, corruption and other illegal activities. Under the Hercule III Anti-fraud Programme, the Commission will finance projects such as training customs officers to better recognize illegal trade or investing in x-ray scanners to help stamp out smuggling. “Member States must be […]

Prevent Identity Theft: Most Common Ways

Your identity and personal information are valuable to criminals.How to Prevent Identity Theft If they get hold of details such as your full name, address, date of birth, phone number as well as credit card details or bank account numbers, they may be able to steal your identity. Celebrities such as Beyonce, Jay-Z and Britney Spears […]

Department of Justice Western District of Texas: $1.4 Million Ponzi Scheme

Former Austin Resident Sentenced tо Federal Prison іn Connection wіth аn Estimated $1.4 Million Ponzi Scheme In Austin today, Rose Marie O’Reilly, 63, оf La Grange, TX, wаѕ sentenced tо 48 months іn federal prison fоr hеr role іn аn estimated $1.4 Million Ponzi scheme announced United States Attorney Richard L. Durbin, Jr., Federal Bureau […]