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.
A Pennsylvania woman faces sentencing Dec. 11 for defrauding the government to get a janitorial contract for a St. Louis federal building.
Jacobi Staples, 21, of St. Louis, admitted to misusing customer’s credit cards while a cashier at Sam’s Club in Maplewood.
Melissa Barton, 25, was arrested Wednesday evening.
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.
Tina Kuehl of Ballwin was sentenced Monday in federal court in St. Louis.
Jeffrey Lavelle, owner of J.L. Manufacturing of Everett, Washington, pleaded guilty Monday in U.S. District Court in St. Louis to mail and wire fraud.
Former Boeing Procurement Officer Deon Anderson, 47, pleaded guilty to multiple counts of mail and wire fraud in connection with a bribery/kickback scheme.
Many of the complaints involve “storm chasers” who move in following severe storms.