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Former Illinois Lawmaker Sentenced for FraudShe pleaded guilty in July 2013 to soliciting $76,700 for scholarships through a charity golf outing and pocketing about $28,000.
Man Accused of Defrauding Missouri Cattle OwnersAuthorities say he used his scheme to steal money and cattle from 13 victims in Pike, Ralls and Montgomery counties over a three-year period.
Police Warn Residents of Fraudulent Utility WorkersPolice are not sure if the Affton case is isolated or a trend, but warn homeowners to contact the police if there are doubts about someone claiming to be a utility worker.
Missouri Pastor Pleas Guilty to Fraud, Wants to Take it BackA Missouri pastor was sentenced to seven years in federal prison after admitting he bilked $3.3 million from at least 18 mostly elderly investors.
Springfield Man Pleads Guilty to Investment Fraud SchemeA Springfield man pleaded guilty to an investment fraud scheme that cost three victims more than $1.1 million.
Missouri Pastor Gets 7 Years for $3.3M Investment Scheme 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
Man Accused of Using $476K in Employer's Funds for StrippersJohn David Berrett, 40, of Gilbert, Arizona, was indicted last week on five counts of wire fraud.
St. Louis County Doctor Sentenced for FraudA St. Louis County doctor has been sentenced to four months in prison and must repay $145,000 following his conviction for health care fraud.
Nixon Signs Bill Aimed at Protecting Seniors From FraudA 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.
KMOX Auto Expert: Beware Recently Flood Damaged CarsThousands 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."
New Crime Statistics to Include White-Collar CrimesUMSL Criminologist working with National Academy of Sciences on expanding national crime reporting
St. Louis Physician Convicted of Health-Care Fraud ChargesDr. 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.

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