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Woman Who Stole $3M from Employer’s New Jersey Facility Sentenced

A Tennessee woman accused of stealing $3 million from a trucking company’s New Jersey facility has been sentenced. Fifty-five-year-old Tracey Perrigan, of Sparta, was sentenced to 33 months in prison Monday. Perrigan had previously pleaded guilty to wire fraud. Prosecutors …

Ex-Executive in Maryland Sentenced for Stealing $4.5M from Firm

A former executive for a national construction company who, federal prosecutors say, stole $4.5 million from her employer and spent it on expensive cars and restaurant meals has been sentenced. Forty-six-year-old Wendy Collins pleaded guilty to wire fraud. She was …

Ex-Officer in New Jersey May be Spared Prison Terms for Insurance Fraud

A former police officer who fraudulently claimed his half-sister was his wife as part of an insurance fraud scheme to get coverage for her and her son will be allowed to a pre-trial program. The charges against Alix Antoine could …

West Virginia Attorney General Settles with Car Dealer

West Virginia’s attorney general has reached a court settlement with a Cabell County used car dealer requiring he stand behind warranties, post unaltered buyer’s guides and ensure each vehicle sold will pass state safety inspection. It requires owner Shawn Dunfee …

Massachusetts Man Sentenced for Stealing $1.5M from Employer

The former controller for a Milford, Mass.-based developer has been sentenced to up to three years in prison for stealing nearly $1.5 million from the company. Sixty-one-year-old Michael Lussier was sentenced Monday after previously pleading guilty to two counts of …

Ohio Judge: Village Must Pay Back $3M in Traffic Camera Tickets

A judge in Ohio says a village must pay back all $3 million paid by drivers for speeding citations from automated traffic cameras. The Hamilton-Middletown Journal-News reports Butler County Judge Michael Oster issued his ruling Wednesday, saying the money was …

$122.5M Award Upheld in Imprisoned Arkansas Doctor’s Bombing Case

A former Arkansas doctor has lost his appeal to the Arkansas Supreme Court of a $122.5 million jury award stemming from cas that encompasses a suspended license to practice medicine, overprescribing of pain medications, criminal assault charges and one count …

Former Ohio Insurance Agent Sentenced for $58K Grand Theft

A former Ohio insurance agent and agency owner has been sentenced for grand theft after pleading guilty to misappropriating more than $58,000 from two clients, the Ohio Department of Insurance announced. Charles Gabel, of Fremont, was sentenced in the Sandusky …

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 …

Arkansas Insurance Agent Charged with Fraud Ordered to Repay Nearly $128K

An Arkansas insurance agent has been charged with fraud and ordered to pay $127,748.06 in restitution. The Arkansas Insurance Department revoked the resident producer’s license of Samuel Bowron Phillips of Fort Smith following a Jan. 26 hearing over an October …