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New Crime Statistics to Include White-Collar Crimes

UMSL Criminologist working with National Academy of Sciences on expanding national crime reporting

05/18/2015

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St. Louis Physician Convicted of Health-Care Fraud Charges

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.

02/17/2015

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Fake Signatures Suspected in Early Voting Measure

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.

12/22/2014

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Tax Refund Scam Has Cost Taxpayers Billions for Years

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.

09/19/2014

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Mother-Son Team Accused of Fraud

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.

09/09/2014

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Woman Admits to Fraud to Gain Government Contract

A Pennsylvania woman faces sentencing Dec. 11 for defrauding the government to get a janitorial contract for a St. Louis federal building.

09/05/2014

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Former Sam’s Cashier Pleads Guilty to Fraud Charges

Jacobi Staples, 21, of St. Louis, admitted to misusing customer’s credit cards while a cashier at Sam’s Club in Maplewood.

08/11/2014

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Police: Troy Woman Pretended She Had Cancer, Asked for Cash

Melissa Barton, 25, was arrested Wednesday evening.

08/07/2014

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Former Missouri Mayor Sentenced For Fraud

A former western Missouri mayor who admitted setting up a phony charity is going to prison for using $35,000 in donations for his own expenses.

08/04/2014

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Ballwin Woman Sentenced in Medicare Fraud

Tina Kuehl of Ballwin was sentenced Monday in federal court in St. Louis.

07/28/2014

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