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Former Gov’t Informant Charged with Wire Fraud

A Chicago real estate developer is facing federal charges after he allegedly stole $370,000 from a Chicago suburb.


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Prosecutors: Man Posed as Soldier, Defrauded Women

Authorities say a Nigerian man posed as an Afghanistan-based U.S. soldier in order to dupe women into wiring him thousands of dollars.


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Former Boeing Employee Indicted on Bribery Charges

Prosecutors say as a procurement officer, Deon Anderson of St. Louis allegedly took part in bribery & kickback schemes.


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Former Prosecutor Says County FBI Probe Could Expand

“Once the agents have a real interest and time expended in a case, it’s tough to just walk away. They’re terriers. It’s tough. They’re going to grab a hold of your pants and not let go.”


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Capital Firm Owner Facing Federal Fraud Charges

According to federal prosecutors, Richard Saddler, 43, the former owner of Omicron Capital LLC, spent roughly $250,000 of customer funds on personal expenses.


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Woman Pleads Guilty In Cattle Fraud Scheme

A central Kansas woman has pleaded guilty to embezzling more than $211,000 from a feedlot where she worked to pay off losses from her own cattle trading.


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Petro America Chief Seeks New Trial In Fraud Case

The lead defendant in a federal securities fraud case in Kansas City is asking for a new trial because of juror misconduct.


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Hotel Owners Charged With Hiring Illegal Workers

A suburban Kansas City couple could lose their two hotels and their bank accounts and spend decades in federal prison if they’re found guilty of knowingly employing illegal immigrants over the last four years, a federal prosecutor said.


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81 Year Old Developer Going to Jail

Eighty-one-old Harold Rosen of Clayton, Mo., also must pay more than $66,000 in restitution to East St. Louis


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St. Charles Resident Indicted for Fraud

Eric Engle was indicted on one count of wire fraud involving his scheme to defraud his employer of approximately $342,430.