Federal grand jurors have indicted three southwestern Illinois women on charges that they together defrauded tens of thousands of dollars in Social Security benefits.
Former Cook County official has been sentenced because of collecting thousands of dollars in kickbacks.
James Robert Jones, who broke out of Ft. Leavenworth, Kansas in 1977, was arrested today in Florida.
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.
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.