Attorney For Indicted Judge Says She’s Not Guilty, Acted In Good FaithThe Cook County judge on trial this week for fraud may have made mistakes, her attorney said Tuesday. But so did the government when it indicted her, he added. “Mistakes are not fraud,” he said.
Charity Adviser Hit With Fraud ChargesAlthea Taylor allegedly collected thousands of dollars to help aspiring businesses and charities get government approvals but failed to do the work.
Con Man Gets 12 Years For $23 Million Sports Memorabilia FraudKnowing he would soon be sentenced for a brazen $23 million scam involving scores of phony pieces of sports memorabilia, an Arkansas con man looked at his oldest son in court and said, “I screwed it up.”
Judge Orders Memorabilia Huckster Held In JailWhile awaiting sentencing for defrauding sports memorabilia collectors, John Rogers went back to the same well.
Feds, State Sue Matteson Counseling Center For Defrauding MedicaidThe suit accuses Laynie Foundation Inc. and its owners of overbilling Medicaid for mental health counseling services.
Chicago Man Gets Contempt Conviction And 6-Year Term OverturnedBandaly Sylla was imprisoned in 2015 after a jury found he lied that a woman who was killed in a traffic accident wasn’t married.
No Prison Time For Ex-Cop Tied To Wrigleyville Rooftop SchemeRichard Zasiebida pleaded guilty in July 2016 to dodging about $140,000 in federal taxes in connection with the Wrigleyville fraud.
Man Faces Multiple Felonies After Fleeing Traffic Stop In NW Indiana A man faces multiple felony charges, after he allegedly fled a traffic stop, and police found dozens of fraudulent credit cards in the car.