Some of the materials exported include components used in night vision systems on the M1A1 Abrams tank, the U.S. Armed Forces’ main battle tank, according to a statement from the Department of Justice.
In October 2013, an internal audit found “an abnormally large number” of costly invoices for Broadcast Technologies, a company that John Valenta owned, authorities said.
A group of suburban women say they were solicited on private Facebook groups to buy merchandise and thought they could trust the seller. That’s when problems started. CBS 2’s Pam Zekman reports.
A now-suspended psychiatrist pleaded guilty Friday to taking kickbacks and benefits worth nearly $600,000 from pharmaceutical companies for prescribing an anti-psychotic drug to thousands of elderly and mentally ill patients.
A Burr Ridge woman has been sentenced to almost six years in federal prison for stealing the life savings of an Oak Park couple to invest in a gold mine.
State revenue departments across the U.S. have reported a rise in filings using stolen personal information. TurboTax has temporarily stopped processing state income tax returns for the same reason.
Closing arguments are scheduled Tuesday in the case of 77-year-old Leon Dingle Jr. and his wife, 75-year-old Karin. They face multiple counts of mail fraud, money laundering and conspiracy.
A Chicago woman was billed for psychiatric services she purportedly received at Stroger Hospital. CBS 2’s Dave Savini investigates.
Researchers say nearly 10 percent of all food is fraudulent. CBS 2’s Kate Sullivan reports.
Cyber criminals can ruin your credit, making it difficult to buy a house or car, but CBS 2’s Jim Williams learned, not everyone takes action even after the fraud’s been discovered.
Two former CTA employees are accused of submitting fake death certificates for their children and stealing coworkers’ identities to take thousands of dollars in retirement funds from a transit agency program.
The SEC alleges the school operator and United Neighborhood Organization of Chicago failed to disclose a multimillion-dollar contract with a windows company owned by the brother of one of its senior officers.
Neal Goyal, 33, was charged Wednesday with one count of wire fraud. He was the founder and manager of Blue Horizon Asset Management and Caldera Advisors, both of which were unregistered investment advisors.
Two north suburban companies and the father and son who own them defrauded hundreds of public school districts in 19 states, including Illinois, of more than $33 million, federal prosecutors charged Monday.
Many of the charged cheated Social Security by using false identities, according to a statement from the U.S. Attorney’s office. They applied for benefits under multiple names, or worked under one name and applied for benefits using another name.
A Ukrainian billionaire businessman with close ties to the recently ousted Ukrainian president has been indicted in Chicago’s federal court with bribing Indian government officials in a major international sting.
One of the largest fraud cases ever tried in Chicago has ended with Sentinel Management Group CEO Eric Bloom’s conviction on all 19 counts.
The letter begs one federal judge to intercede with another in order to reduce the sentence Trudeau is scheduled to receive Monday.
If convicted liar Kevin Trudeau pitched his supposed miracle weight-loss book to readers by telling them the truth, it would have sold slightly more than zero copies, federal prosecutors said.
First American Bank says it has traced hundreds of devious charges to customer cards just after they’re swiped in cabs. CBS 2’s Chris Martinez reports.