Fraud

Jet setting Texas doctor charged with $240 million health care fraud

Allegedly administered chemotherapy based on false diagnosis Conspiracy included international money laundering scheme A south Texas doctor charged with conspiracies could go to prison and…


The most common ways you could be scammed revealed

Phone scams are most used contact method for fraud Three states more likely than others for scams to occur The Federal Trade Commission has released…


FBI warns of white-collar criminals using trust to prey on investors

‘Affinity Fraud’ used against trusting church members or social circle of friends News from the FBI Financial fraudsters are known to be an unscrupulous lot,…


6 tips for cyber security and identity protection

More than 41 million people have been the victims of identity theft, but there are steps you can take to be proactive in helping keep your…


Thousands may be eligible for refunds now in Western Union settlement

$586 million nationwide fund to benefit consumers AUSTIN – Attorney General Ken Paxton yesterday announced that the refund program for the Western Union settlement in January…


Hurricane gougers at top of Attorney General’s action list

$9.99 gasoline, three times normal hotel room rates Reputation company allegedly deceived judges Three companies that took advantage of people during Hurricane Harvey by charging…


Special Alert–ATM and gas pump skimmers stealing money, IDs throughout Texas

Police and state officials asking for help to fight these crimes Prevention tips offered A rash of skimmer devices meant to secretly swipe credit and…


Plea bargain of ex-county judge spells bad news for Senator Uresti

Corruption scandal of Democrat Texas State Senator Carlos Uresti and an ex-county judge $10,000 a month bribery split between the two alleged Former Reeves County…


Medicare fraud case ends in 144-month federal prison sentence

FBI News Release News Legit note: The follow persons were arrested as part of a nationwide take-down led by the Medicare Fraud Strike Force. The endeavor…


Businessman and San Antonio attorney both sentenced for fraud, tax evasion charges

A San Antonio businessman was sentenced to federal prison Tuesday for defrauding personal injury clients, tax evasion and hiding his assets from the U.S. Bankruptcy…


Many victims may own fake art from forging art dealer says FBI

(Special from the FBI) Michigan art dealer Eric Ian Hornak Spoutz grew up in a family of artists. His namesake uncle, Ian Hornak, was famous…


Texas oil and gas promoter sentenced to 6 years in prison

According to the Texas State Securities Board, years before Mark Christopher Parman of Frisco started selling investments in oil and gas projects, he had been sanctioned…