Authorities say a Nigerian man posed as an Afghanistan-based U.S. soldier in order to dupe women into wiring him thousands of dollars.
St. Louis County Councilman Steve Stenger is calling for a top member of the Dooley administration to step down.
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.
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.
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.
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.