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Delaware Woman Faces Sentencing in $6M Fraud Case

Federal prosecutors say a Delaware woman charged with transferring more than $6 million from the operating account of the financial services company where she worked into her own bank accounts over several years deserves to spend at least five years …

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 Sentenced to Prison After Admitting to Scamming New Jersey Company

An Ohio man has been sentenced to over two-and-a-half years in federal prison for defrauding a New Jersey company out of nearly $1 million. Authorities say 44-year-old John Tekulve owned a medical supply company that sold products to the Essex …

Virginia Man Who Stole $19M from IT Firm Sentenced to 6 Years in Prison

A corporate controller who stole more than $19 million from the information technology firm that employed him has been sentenced to 6 1/2 years in prison. Forty-eight-year-old Jon Frank of Nokesville, Virginia, pleaded guilty to wire fraud earlier this year. …

Connecticut Man Sentenced for Role in Car Insurance Fraud Scheme

A Connecticut man originally from Haiti has been sentenced for his role in a scheme to defraud insurance companies through staged car crashes. Jacques Fleurijeune was sentenced Monday in federal court in New Haven, Conn., to five months in prison …

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 …

Man Indicted in Scheme to Sell Paintings from Massachusetts Art Heist

A Boston federal jury has indicted a West Virginia man on charges he tried to sell paintings he did not have access to and falsely claimed were stolen in the largest art heist in U.S. history. Prosecutors allege that 47-year-old …

Connecticut Man Gets Prison for Defrauding Investors out of $874K

A Connecticut man will spend almost four years in prison for operating an investment scheme that defrauded people of more than $874,000. The U.S. Attorney’s office says 54-year-old Anthony Sciarra, of Wethersfield, Conn., was sentenced Wednesday in Hartford federal court. …

Connecticut Woman Gets Prison Time for Stealing $250K from Employer

A Connecticut woman who stole more than $250,000 from her Massachusetts employer even as he struggled with dementia and cancer has been sentenced to nearly two years in prison. Angela Craig was sentenced Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Springfield …

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 …