The Health and Human Services inspector general’s office said the fast-moving scam morphed into multiple related schemes, fueled by kickbacks among the parties involved.
A pair of Oregon college students from China have been charged in a fraudulent iPhone return scheme that allegedly netted them nearly a million dollars.
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Police and prosecutors in Slovenia are trying to determine the truth after a 21-year-old woman cut off her hand with a circular saw in January this year.
A Virginia-based naval officer accused of helping to swindle the government out of $2.7 million in order to fund a high-stakes poker habit, buy luxury vehicles and a second home has been sentenced to more than four years in federal prison.
Three men from Northern Virginia have been charged with defrauding the Department of Defense of nearly $9 billion in contracts.
The former executive director of the now-defunct Armed Forces Foundation has been convicted Thursday by a jury of stealing from the charity that helped military veterans and their families.
A story by The Virginian-Pilot found over 90 people had collected prizes with a frequency that defied the odds, prompting the lottery to take action to identify or stop potential fraud among ticket retailers.
The owner of a Falls Church, Virginia-based asset management firm has been accused of lying to investors about the size of the business and his involvement in the planned purchase of a building next to a future Silver Line stop.
The Times says Trump and his father, Fred, avoided gift and inheritance taxes by setting up a sham corporation and undervaluing assets to tax authorities.
Gina Marie Marks, who worked under the name Natalie Miller, was sentenced following her February guilty plea. She stole $340,000 from people through scams.
A Secret Service affidavit says a Maryland man used stolen Social Security and personal identifying information from hurricane victims in Georgia, Florida and Texas to file fraudulent disaster relief claims.
A man who claimed to be helping students with special needs and charged D.C. Public Schools for work he never did is facing jail time and has to repay over $75,000.
A Chillum, Maryland, man pleaded guilty this week to charges connected to scams involving over 100 elderly victims and at least $396,157, prosecutors said.
Virginia State Police said they are seeing an “alarming increase” in fraudsters using threats to motivate people to send them money or gift cards.
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