NW Indiana Police Seek More Possible Victims Of 'Sweetheart Swindler'Lenard Adams claimed to be a neurosurgeon raising money for charity, and called himself variations of the name Sean Christopher West, according to Hobart Police Lt. James Gonzales.
Officials: Slow Justice At Fault In Chicago Man's Long ConThe Illinois Attorney General's office sued the owner of a remodeling company almost 30 years ago, accusing him of taking money from property owners for work that was either shoddy or never done. Without admitting wrongdoing, Mark Diamond agreed to change his ways, but authorities say he merely changed up his scheme.
Trucker Pleads Guilty To Scamming Devin HesterGregg Steinnagel, 53, promised quick, large profits to Hester if he invested with a pal, then kept the cash for himself.
State Warns Of Disaster Relief ScamsThe state is trying to prevent Illinois tornado victims from becoming victims of scam artist contractors.