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Small-town workers charged with stealing more than $200,000

Nov. 17, 2021 08:36 AM EST

CULLMAN, Ala. (AP) — Two one-time clerks from a north Alabama town were charged with stealing more than $200,000 by forging checks, making up work hours and buying items with credit and debit cards, authorities said. Shannon James, 43, who worked...

Man sentenced for bystander's death during police chase

Nov. 05, 2021 17:49 PM EDT

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A Topeka man has been sentenced to life in prison after a police chase that led to the death of another driver. Brandon Keith Jordan was sentenced Friday for the death of 69-year-old Dennis Affolter of Topeka. Shawnee County...

Wife accused of theft, convincing spouse he had Alzheimer’s

Oct. 28, 2021 18:03 PM EDT

WEST HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut woman has been charged with larceny after police say she stole nearly $600,000 from her husband and convinced him he had Alzheimer's disease in an attempt to hide her actions. Police said the 63-year-old woman forged documents over...

Charges: City College employee stole $500K in student checks

Oct. 27, 2021 11:54 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The former bursar of the City College of New York has been charged with stealing almost $500,000 in student checks and spending the money on vacations and luxury goods. Joseph Boselli, 58, was charged Tuesday with felony counts including grand larceny...

Fugitive sought in scheme to sell Raymond Pettibon forgeries

Oct. 14, 2021 15:13 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Federal authorities are accusing a fugitive of selling forged paintings by Raymond Pettibon, a successful contemporary artist who got his break decades ago by doing album covers for punk rock bands like Black Flag and Sonic Youth. Aspiring artist...

Yuma County woman faces new election law charge

Oct. 06, 2021 01:18 AM EDT

YUMA, Ariz. (AP) — A Yuma County woman who was indicted last year for illegally returning four voted mail-in ballots that were not hers is facing three new felony charges. The Arizona attorney general's office announced Tuesday that Guillermina Fuentes was indicted for...

Sheriff, deputy guilty of forgery, acquitted on other counts

Sep. 16, 2021 17:11 PM EDT

WAYNESVILLE, Mo. (AP) — A former Texas County sheriff and deputy sheriff who were in a romantic relationship were found guilty Thursday of forgery after a judge acquitted them on several other charges. Judge John Beger found former Sheriff James Sigman guilty of one...

Former Boston police clerk pleads guilty to overtime fraud

Sep. 14, 2021 09:00 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — A former Boston Police Department clerk who according to authorities sometimes forged her supervisor's signature to boost her overtime pay by nearly $30,000 over a two-year period has pleaded guilty, federal prosecutors said. Marilyn Golisano, 68, pleaded...

Olympic power broker Sheikh Ahmad found guilty of forgery

Sep. 10, 2021 23:33 PM EDT

GENEVA (AP) — Olympic power broker Sheikh Ahmad al-Fahad al-Sabah of Kuwait was found guilty on Friday of forgery linked to implicating his political rivals in Kuwait in a coup plot — a verdict that puts his long career in global sports politics at risk. Sheikh Ahmad,...

Olympic official Sheikh Ahmad of Kuwait found guilty of forgery in Geneva court

Sep. 10, 2021 08:57 AM EDT
GENEVA (AP) — Olympic official Sheikh Ahmad of Kuwait found guilty of forgery in Geneva court.