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John Spano, Man Who Tried To Scam NHL And Isles, Sentenced To 10 Years In Prison

A man who once tried to pull off an audacious scam to buy the Islanders was sentenced to 10 years in prison for another fraud case in northeast Ohio.

06/19/2015

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John Spano Pleads Guilty To Forgery Charges In Ohio

Fifty-year-old John Spano faces up to 16 years in prison after pleading guilty late Monday to 16 counts of forgery.

05/19/2015

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John Spano, Disgraced Ex-Islanders Buyer, Faces Another Fraud Case

The man who once tried buy an NHL franchise with loads of chutzpah and not much else could face a return to the judicial penalty box if convicted of what authorities say is yet another scam.

05/18/2015

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CBS2 Exclusive Video: Alleged Serial Bride Of 10 Husbands Arrested Just After Leaving Court

Never a bridesmaid, always a bride. The Bronx DA charged 39-year-old Liana Barrientos claiming that she was married 10 times since 1999 without divorcing some of her previous husbands.

04/10/2015

FILE -- Residential streets close to the shore remain flooded following Hurricane Sandy, on October 30, 2012 in Belmar, New Jersey. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

Top FEMA Insurance Official Resigns; FEMA Sets Up Review Process For Sandy Claims

Federal Emergency Management Agency officials have agreed to let Superstorm Sandy victims who think their insurance claims were not fairly paid out to undergo a review.

03/12/2015

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2 New Jersey Man, Florida Woman Accused In Counterfeit Check Scam

Two northern New Jersey men and a woman from Florida stood accused Wednesday of stealing $700,000 from various banks in several states through a counterfeit check scheme.

02/25/2015

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Auditor: 46 NJ Lottery Winners Used Fraudulent Social Security Numbers To Collect Winnings

Forty-six New Jersey lottery winners from July 2013 to July 2014 used Social Security numbers of dead people to collect their winnings, the state auditor said.

02/19/2015

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Another New Jersey Judge Comes Down Against Gay Conversion Therapy

Another New Jersey judge has come down against gay conversion therapy in New Jersey, ruling in connection with a lawsuit that its claims that describe homosexuality as a curable mental disorder are fraud.

02/11/2015

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TurboTax Resumes Filing Of State Returns After Suspension Over Fraud Risk

TurboTax has temporarily stopped processing state tax returns due to an increase in fraudulent filings.

02/06/2015

William Vogt is charged with posing as fashion designer Bill Bolland and conning an investor out of $350,000. (Credit: New York State Attorney General's Office)

Prosecutors: Man Posed As Fashion Designer, Conned Investor Out Of $350,000

An Orange County man was indicted this week, accused of posing as a renowned fashion designer to con a victim out of $350,000 in investments.

01/20/2015

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AG Wants Work Stopped At UWS Apartment Building Pending Fraud Investigation

The state attorney general is blocking a Manhattan landlord from converting an Upper West Side apartment building into luxury condos pending a fraud investigation.

01/13/2015

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Ed Walsh, L.I. Political Leader And Law Enforcement Official, Charged With Fraud

A Long Island political leader and law enforcement official was arraigned on felony fraud charges Wednesday.

01/07/2015

George Perez, right, a computer engineer who was found guilty of knowingly aiding Bernard Madoff in one of the biggest Ponzi schemes in history, leaves federal court on March 24, 2014 in New York City. (credit: Michael Nagle/Getty Images)

Former Madoff Computer Programmer Sentenced To 2 1/2 Years In Prison

George Perez was sentenced Wednesday by federal Judge Laura Taylor Swain. He was the fourth of five ex-Madoff workers to be sentenced.

12/10/2014

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4 People Accused Of Scamming FEMA For Sandy Funds In New Jersey

Four people were charged in New Jersey Thursday with filing fraudulent applications for federal relief funds related to Superstorm Sandy.

11/06/2014

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2 Connecticut Men Plead Guilty In Bribery Scheme In Case Which Former FBI Agent Also Charged In

Two Connecticut men have pleaded guilty in White Plains federal court to bribery and fraud charges in a case in which a former FBI agent is also charged.

10/18/2014

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