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Former N.Y. Corrections Officer Pleads Guilty to Stealing Unearned Wages

A former New York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision (DOCCS) officer has pled guilty to forging paperwork falsely claiming military service so that he could take time off. Kyle Bouille, of Corning, N.Y., took time off by falsely …

N.Y. Woman Sentenced for Stealing More Than $3K in Workers’ Comp Benefits

A New York woman who stole $3,065.28 in workers’ compensation benefits by forging her late father’s name in order to cash the checks has been sentenced to one year in jail. Bonnie S. Slater of Randolph, N.Y., was sentenced in …

Pennsylvania Authorities Arrest Alleged Fraud Network Participants

Pennsylvania authorities filed criminal charges on July 13 in Dauphin County against Kenneth Torres, Louis Torres, Ruth Negron-Acevedo, Juan Lopez-Barco and Philadelphia-based businesses EZ Multi-Services and Saul Auto Tags. According to the criminal complaints, the arrests stemmed from a multi-year …

New Hampshire Contractor Arrested and Charged with Theft, Forgery

A New Hampshire contractor was arrested on July 31, 2020, and will be arraigned this week in connection with charges for theft, forgery and unfair or deceptive business practices. New Hampshire Attorney General Gordon J. MacDonald announced that Brian Jeffery …

Ex-Church Administrator in Pennsylvania Gets 10 to 20 Years in Theft Case

A former western Pennsylvania church administrator has been sentenced to 10 to 20 years in the theft of $1.2 million that prosecutors said he and his wife used for vacations, sports tickets and other personal expenses. An Allegheny County judge …

Two Georgia Suspects Arrested, Charged With Defrauding Lemonade Insurance Company

Two Georgia suspects have been arrested and charged for allegedly defrauding Lemonade Insurance Company. Special Agents in the Criminal Investigations Division at the Georgia Department of Insurance assisted with the arrest of Zulieka Hosch, 37, of Lawrenceville, Ga., on October …

Ex-Church Administrator in Pennsylvania Pleads Guilty in $1.2M Theft

A former western Pennsylvania church administrator has pleaded guilty to stealing $1.2 million that prosecutors say he and his wife used to pay for vacations, sports tickets and other personal expenses. Fifty-year-old David Reiter pleaded guilty Wednesday to receiving stolen …

Suspects in Illegal Toxic Dumping Scheme in Connecticut Plead Not Guilty

The former superintendent of public works in a Connecticut town and the head of a local construction company have pleaded not guilty in connection with an alleged scheme to dump contaminated waste on town property. The Connecticut Post reports that …

Virginia Woman Accused of Embezzling $93K from Company for Wedding

A Virginia woman is accused of embezzling more than $93,000, which she allegedly funneled toward her wedding, among other expenses. News outlets report 32-year-old Vanessa Cline worked as a bookkeeper for No Limits Construction, replacing another who was convicted of …

Pennsylvania Charges 60 Individuals in Statewide Insurance Fraud Sweep

Criminal charges have been announced against 60 Pennsylvanians following investigations by the Attorney General’s Insurance Fraud Section. As a result, 23 people were charged in Eastern Pennsylvania, 10 in Central Pennsylvania and 27 in Western Pennsylvania. The charges came about …