A pastor who admitted bilking $3.3 million from at least 18 mostly elderly investors was ordered Wednesday to spend seven years in federal prison and repay the victims
John David Berrett, 40, of Gilbert, Arizona, was indicted last week on five counts of wire fraud.
A St. Louis County doctor has been sentenced to four months in prison and must repay $145,000 following his conviction for health care fraud.
A Missouri bill signed by Gov. Jay Nixon on Friday is touted by its supporters as a way to protect older residents and those with disabilities from financial exploitation by giving advisers more authority to act if they suspect fraud.
Thousands of vehicles were destroyed during recent heavy rains and flooding in Texas. Many of those vehicles will now be turning up in the resale market, and it’s a classic case of “buyer beware.”
UMSL Criminologist working with National Academy of Sciences on expanding national crime reporting
Dr. Devon Golding has been convicted of multiple health-care fraud related charges for billing for services not rendered and false statements involving a health-care benefit plan.
An initiative petition that sought to qualify an early voting measure for the Missouri ballot included the supposed signatures of dead people among other potentially fraudulent names, according to a report from state’s top election official.
It was too easy to resist, says one convicted fraud artist. All he needed was a computer and an easily obtained list of stolen social security numbers to steal millions from the IRS.
A mother-and-son team of securities’ brokers in St. Louis has been banned from working in Missouri in response to charges they defrauded an 89-year-old woman of more than $200,000.