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Kansas Banker Sentenced to Prison for Defrauding Bank, Insurance Company

Prosecutors say a former Kansas banker has been sentenced to prison eight months in prison for a wire fraud scheme that included the theft of funds from Labette Bank and its insurance company subsidiary, as well as filing false tax …

Former Pennsylvania Attorney Given Two-Year Prison Sentence for Mail Fraud

A former Pennsylvania attorney who defrauded dozens of homeowners out of more than $69,000 has been sentenced to two years in prison. Forty-eight-year-old Susan Kevra-Shiner, who owned a company in Avoca that sold insurance policies, was sentenced by a federal …

Massachusetts Man who Defrauded Home Depot Sentenced for Doing it Again

A Massachusetts man who served time in prison for defrauding Home Depot has been sentenced to more than a year behind bars for doing it again. Robert Dooley pleaded guilty to 10 counts of wire fraud. The Salem News reports …

Ex-Dallas Citibank Worker Who Sabotaged Computer System Going to Prison

An employee who sabotaged Citibank’s computer system because he believed he was about to be fired has been sentenced to nearly two years in prison. Investigators say Lennon Ray Brown of Dallas transmitted a code and command in 2013 leading …

Indiana Man Gets 9 1/2 Years for Car Crash Fraud Scheme

An Evansville, Ind., man has been sentenced to more than 91/2 years in prison for paying people to stage car crashes to defraud insurance companies. U.S. District Judge Richard L. Young sentenced 57-year-old Michael W. Burris Sr. to 115 months …

Missouri Insurance Agent Sentenced to 7 Years in Prison for Fraud

A Missouri insurance agent has been sentenced to prison for fraud following an investigation by the McDonald County Sheriff’s Office and the Missouri Department of Insurance, Financial Institutions & Professional Registration (DIFP). Southwest Missouri insurance producer Brandon Gene Francisco was …

Texas ‘Affluenza’ Teen Sentenced to Nearly 2 Years in Jail

The Texas teenager who used an “affluenza” defense in a fatal drunken-driving wreck must serve nearly two years in jail, a judge ordered. Ethan Couch, who turned 19 on April 11, was making his first appearance in adult court. Initially, …

Man Who Drove Bugatti into Gulf Going to Prison for Insurance Fraud

An exotic car salvage yard owner in Lufkin, Texas, has been sentenced to a year and a day in federal prison after pleading guilty to insurance fraud. The Houston Chronicle reports that in November 2009, Andy House drove his sports …

Florida Man Gets 10 Years for West Virginia Pill Trafficking

A Florida man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for prescription pill trafficking and money laundering. Forty-six-year-old Lester W. Taylor of Daytona Beach, Fla., also was ordered in federal court in Charleston to pay a $10,000 fine. Prosecutors …

Insurance Fraud Leads to 2 Years in Prison for Dallas Homebuilder

A Dallas homebuilder has been sentenced to two years in prison for insurance fraud over false reports of more than $250,000 in materials stolen. Edward Adrian Abraham operated under the name of Park Cities Development Inc. Federal prosecutors in Dallas …