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Indiana woman allegedly embezzled $327K from her employer

Feb. 13, 2020 1:07 PM EST

RICHMOND, Ind. (AP) — An eastern Indiana woman who seemed upset when her employer offered her a promotion is now accused of embezzling more than $327,000 from the business following an audit by suspicious company officials. Denise Eileen King, 55, faces one count of felony theft for her alleged...

Prosecutors: School system given phony asbestos test results

Feb. 12, 2020 7:36 AM EST

A businessman who was in charge of monitoring asbestos in a Louisiana school system submitted false air monitoring and lab testing reports for years, federal prosecutors said. In a federal indictment released this month, Marc A. Victoriano is accused of defrauding the Terrebonne Parish School Board of more than...

Providence man pleads guilty to role in bank fraud scheme

Feb. 4, 2020 2:55 PM EST

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A Providence man has pleaded guilty to his role in a scheme to defraud banks of more than $100,000 by depositing phony checks and then quickly withdrawing the funds before the banks discovered the checks were fraudulent, federal prosecutors say. Edmilson Rodrigues, 21, of...

Former county assessor charged after alleged misuse of funds

Jan. 31, 2020 5:14 PM EST

CALIFORNIA, Mo. (AP) — Former Moniteau County Assessor Amanda Trimble has been charged with three felonies and a misdemeanor after an investigation found she misused county funds, prosecutors said Friday. Trimble was charged Thursday with forgery, stealing $750 or more and filing false documents, all...

Prosecutors: Boston officer wrote fake ticket

Jan. 15, 2020 9:05 AM EST

BOSTON (AP) — A Boston police officer so infuriated after a confrontation with another driver on an area highway sent the man a fake $790 citation and a curt note that read “Try fighting this… I dare you!” prosecutors say. Officer Christopher Curtis was released on personal...

Trio accused of fake check scheme involving homeless people

Jan. 14, 2020 7:51 AM EST

FLOWOOD, Miss. (AP) — A group of men are facing federal charges involving counterfeit checks after police say they were found with a typewriter, an embossing machine, and checks totaling $127,000. One of the men told authorities that the scheme involved recruiting homeless people to walk inside banks and...

Ex-librarian, bookseller plead in theft of rare books

Jan. 13, 2020 2:11 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A former librarian and a bookseller have pleaded guilty in the theft of rare books from the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh in a years-long scheme. Sixty-three-year-old Gregory Priore, former manager of the rare books room, pleaded guilty Monday to theft and receiving stolen property....

Man seeks retrial in $1M sports nonprofit embezzlement case

Jan. 11, 2020 6:32 PM EST

A former boxing promoter, ex-college basketball coach and founder of a Rhode Island-based sport institute who was convicted of embezzlement is asking the state supreme court to reverse his conviction and order a new trial. A jury found 71-year-old Daniel Doyle Jr., the founder of the Institute for International...

Former Tennessee police chief charged with forgery, perjury

Jan. 9, 2020 2:37 PM EST

CLINTON, Tenn. (AP) — A former police chief indicted on charges of forgery and aggravated perjury has turned himself in to authorities in Tennessee. Samuel Wayne Ogburn, 42, was booked Wednesday into the Anderson County Jail, news outlets reported. He was found to have created and falsified a firearms...

Man accused in $9M embezzlement pleads guilty to bank fraud

Jan. 8, 2020 3:10 PM EST

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A retired Arkansas accountant has pleaded guilty to federal bank fraud just months after being hit with a $9.2 million civil judgment for embezzling funds from a manufacturing company over two years. Edward M. Cooper Jr., 71, on Tuesday admitted to writing 138 unauthorized checks...