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Former Employee at W. Virginia Nonprofit Charged with Stealing $4.7M

Apr 13 2021 // A former employee of a West Virginia nonprofit organization has been accused of embezzling more than $4.7 million in federal funds, according to court documents. Ruth Marie Phillips, 68, of Chesapeake, Ohio, was charged...

Unlicensed California Agent Sentenced After Stealing $450K in Premiums

Apr 12 2021 // Ai Ling Lee, 61, an unlicensed insurance agent living Hacienda Heights, was convicted of nine felony counts of grand theft after reportedly stealing nearly half-a-million dollars of her small business clients’...

Mississippi, Secret Service Form Cybercrime Task Force

Apr 12 2021 // Mississippi Attorney General Lynn Fitch said last week that her office has established a partnership with the U.S. Secret Service and in-state law enforcement agencies to investigate financial crimes that occur online. A...

Pennsylvania Construction Firm Accused of Stealing $20M from Workers

Apr 12 2021 // A major Pennsylvania construction contractor was charged Thursday with stealing tens of millions of dollars from its own workers by systematically violating state and federal prevailing wage laws on taxpayer-funded public...

Report: Carjackings, Thefts Up Significantly in New Orleans

Apr 9 2021 // Carjackings are on the rise in New Orleans, authorities say. Carjackings are up more than 60% compared to last year, WGNO-TV reported. So far in 2021, more than 70 people have been victims of the crime in New Orleans...

New Jersey Man Charged with Insurance Fraud for Rate Evasion After Van Accident

Apr 8 2021 // A New Jersey man has been charged with insurance fraud after an investigation revealed he failed to pay the correct premiums to insure his commercial vehicle and deprived his employees of proper insurance coverage. Passaic...

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