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Former Cook Co. Official Sentenced In Federal Prison

Former Cook County official has been sentenced because of collecting thousands of dollars in kickbacks.

03/21/2014

James Robert Jones. Photo courtesy of Broward County Sheriff's Office

Fugitive Who Escaped in 1977 Captured in Florida

James Robert Jones, who broke out of Ft. Leavenworth, Kansas in 1977, was arrested today in Florida.

03/14/2014

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Mortgage Broker Pleads Guilty to Fraud Conspiracy

Jason Rauschelbach pled guilty to charges involving his conspiracy to defraud the United States and several banks through his business, The Mortgage Store, Inc., in 2008.

03/07/2014

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Prosecutors: Man Posed as Soldier, Defrauded Women

Authorities say a Nigerian man posed as an Afghanistan-based U.S. soldier in order to dupe women into wiring him thousands of dollars.

03/05/2014

Ed Mueth, Director of Executive Administration, St. Louis County Health Department

Calls for Accountability in Health Department Scandal

St. Louis County Councilman Steve Stenger is calling for a top member of the Dooley administration to step down.

01/15/2014

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Federal Documents: ISU Asst. Professor Resigns After Faking AIDS Vaccine Results

An assistant professor involved in AIDS vaccine research at Iowa State University has resigned after an investigation showed that he made the medication appear more effective than it actually was.

12/27/2013

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Man Behind Bogus Veterans’ Raffle Gets Prison Term

A man who posed as a Marine veteran of Afghanistan and Iraq in soliciting donations for a bogus raffle will spend a year in federal prison.

11/26/2013

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Founder of St. Louis Loan Company Sentenced For Fraud

According to prosecutors, Derek Doherty billed clients $3,000 for loan audits but never completed them or even purchased the software needed to complete them.

10/17/2013

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Kansas Man Sentenced To 30 Years for Fraud

A Kansas man who pitched his company to investors as a blessing from God that would make them rich for as little as $100 has been sentenced to 30 years in federal prison for bilking thousands of people out of more than $10 million.

10/10/2013

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Former Alberici Executive Pleads Guilty to Contractor Fraud

Clone Oliver of Apollo Beach, Fla. pleaded guilty Thursday in U.S. District Court to six counts of mail fraud, wire fraud and money laundering. He’ll be sentenced in December.

09/26/2013

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