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Mass. Nanny Gets 15 Months for Stealing More Than $100K from Employer

A Massachusetts nanny who stole more than $100,000 from her employers has been sentenced to 15 months in federal prison. Prosecutors say 36-year-old Stacy Fortunato was also sentenced Tuesday to three years of probation and ordered to pay full restitution. …

Man Admits He Embezzled $700K from Maine Boatyard

A Massachusetts man who worked as a financial manager for a Maine boatyard has admitted to embezzling over $700,000 from the company. The Portland Press Herald reports 50-year-old Steven Nygren, of Salem, Mass., pleaded guilty to bank fraud, credit card …

Ex-Car Dealership Official in New Jersey Sentenced for Stealing Nearly $3M

The former general manager of a now-defunct New Jersey car dealership who got nearly $3 million through a fraud scheme has been sentenced to five years in prison. Richard Pepe had pleaded guilty to bank fraud and filing a fraudulent …

Ex-CEO of Bankrupt Oklahoma Trucking Co. Faces Fraud Charges

Just shy of five years after Arrow Trucking Co. in Tulsa, Okla., suddenly shut its doors, the company’s former chief executive has been indicted on fraud charges related to the company’s demise. A 23-count indictment unsealed on Dec. 5 in …

Investors Accuse Bank of America’s Countrywide of Massive Fraud

Bank of America Corp.’s Countrywide mortgage unit has been sued by investors claiming they were victimized in a ‘massive fraud” when they bought mortgage-backed securities. The lawsuit was filed on Monday in a New York state court by 12 plaintiffs …