Deputy Aviation Commissioner George Coleman Charged With Falsely Disputing Credit Card PurchasesAviation Department Deputy Commissioner George Coleman – who is paid a $135,624 salary, according to city records – faces one felony count of continuing financial crimes enterprise.
Fraudsters Cost Her $6,500, And She Had To Hire Computer Expert To Prove It To Bank Of AmericaSomeone got into Julie Poncela's bank account, and used the electronic payment service Zelle to send money to people she didn't know over the course of a few days; three transactions totaling $6,500.
Head Of Champion Center For Autism In Oak Forest Charged With Falsely Billing Blue Cross For $3 MillionAs a result, Latrice Harrell received more than $1.6 million from the insurer between November 2015 and May 2018, prosecutors allege.
At $1.2 Billion, Massive Medicare Fraud Case May Just Be Tip Of IcebergA record Medicare fraud bust--totaling $1.2 billion in wasted tax dollars--may just be the tip of the iceberg in a case that keeps raising troubling and expensive questions.
car2go Resumes Services In Chicago After 21 People Arrested For Fraud IncidentShort-term car rental company car2go resumed service in Chicago Thursday after the company temporarily paused service in the city last week.
SEC: Musk's Contempt Defense 'Borders On The Ridiculous'Legal experts say it's unlikely that Musk will be punished severely, but the commission wants to get on the record that Musk violated the terms, to prepare for any future violations.
To Fight Fraud, Some Coupons Carry Threat Of $2 Million Fine, Possible Prison TimeThe CBS 2 Morning Insiders noticed some Chicago newspaper inserts with an alarming message. Bold red lettering threatens a $2 million fine, and/or imprisonment if coupons or copied.
Ex-Commander Enters Plea In Social Security Fraud CaseFederal prosecutors allege Kenneth Johnson bilked the Social Security Administration out of $363,064 from about June 1994 to November 2017.
Ex-Bookkeeper For Chicago Restaurants Sentenced For FraudProsecutors say from 2011 to 2017, Johnson wrote hundreds of unauthorized checks from One Off's accounts to pay her personal expenses, including real estate mortgages.
Theranos Is Reportedly Closing After Failing To Sell ItselfTheranos laid off most of its staff earlier this year.
Former Enron CEO Jeffrey Skilling Released From PrisonEnron became one of the world's dominant energy companies before going bankrupt in 2001.
Defense Grills Star Witness Rick Gates In Paul Manafort TrialThe defense in the trial of Paul Manafort went on the attack Tuesday against the government's star witness, Rick Gates.
Uber Drivers Accused Of 'Vomit Fraud' By Overcharged PassengersDrivers are being accused of "vomit fraud," as many of the Uber employees allegedly claim their passengers threw up in the car after being picked up from a night of partying.
Israeli Leader Benjamin Netanyau's Wife Charged With FraudIf convicted, she could face a maximum sentence of five years behind bars, though that seemed unlikely.
Man Accused Of Defrauding Seniors Wants Out Of JailA federal judge hasn't yet decided if Mark Diamond should be released on bond.