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Local Tax Preparer Pleads Guilty to Fraud Charges

The owner and operator of a St. Louis County tax preparation service pleaded guilty to filing false returns and stealing the identities of taxpayers.

07/07/2014

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

Stenger: Dooley is Sitting on FBI Report that’s Politically Damaging

The Dooley Administration is standing by its refusal to release its copy of an FBI report on the Ed Mueth case.

06/30/2014

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

Few Privy to FBI Audit of Ed Mueth’s Embezzlement

County officials sought federal help to unravel a $3.4 million computer fraud scheme created by Ed Mueth before he committed suicide last year.

06/30/2014

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Wentzville Man Indicted on Fraud Charges

A Wentzville man has been indicted for his alleged scheme to defraud investors by making false promises of high rates of return and minimal risk.

06/25/2014

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Ex-Police Chief’s Corruption, Theft Trial Delayed

Anthony Umbertino was accused of using a city credit card to pay for a Hawaiian vacation as part of an estimated $38,000 in unauthorized charges.

06/23/2014

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Police Seek Fraud Suspect

The man has bought thousands of dollars worth of electronic items using other peoples’ debit and credit card numbers.

06/18/2014

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Businessmen Plead Guilty to Defrauding Elderly

Two former St. Louis life insurance salesmen have pleaded guilty to federal charges of defrauding numerous elderly victims out of an estimated $3 million.

06/06/2014

Health Care Fraud

14 More Personal Health Care Assistants Indicted

To date, 43 have been indicted

06/05/2014

Alissa Jackson. Photo courtesy of Belleville Police Department

Belleville Woman Faked Cancer to Collect Money

Police say the community rallied around the woman, holding several fundraisers to support her and her family.

06/04/2014

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O’Fallon Man Sentenced to Prison on Fraud Conspiracy

Jason Rauschelbach was sentenced to two years in federal prison after pleading guilty to conspiring to defraud the United States and several banks through his business, The Mortgage Store, Inc., in 2008.

06/02/2014

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