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.
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.
Sentencing is Jan. 9 for 46-year-old Theresa Moore, who pleaded guilty Wednesday to four felony fraud charges in U.S. District Court in St. Louis.
The trial has been delayed for a southwest Missouri man charged with defrauding victims of the Joplin tornado.
Keith Conway, 49, pleaded guilty Monday to submitting false employment records while at Dismas House, a St. Louis halfway house.
According to federal prosecutors, Richard Saddler, 43, the former owner of Omicron Capital LLC, spent roughly $250,000 of customer funds on personal expenses.
A second wave of Medicaid abuse has unfolded, leading to two dozen indictments.
According to prosecutors, Dr. Wit Jamry billed St. Louis patients for services at times when he wasn’t in town or even in the United States.
Thirty-four-year-old Greg John Campbell of Ladue pleaded guilty Friday in federal court in St. Louis to two counts of wire fraud.
Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White’s office launched a new campaign to help people avoid investment scams, that seem to be on the rise due to the poor economy.