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Alleged Social Security scammers John Minerva, Thomas Hale, Joseph Esposito, Raymond Lavallee. (credit: Jane Rosenberg)

Sources: 28 More Arrests Expected In Disability Scheme

The arrests will be Round 2 of the sweep that began last month, when more than 100 people were nabbed for allegedly filing disability claims that did not exist.

02/24/2014

FILE -- Passengers board LIRR train in Hicksville, Long Island. (file/credit: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

8 Years In Prison For Doctor In LIRR Fraud Scheme

An orthopedist was sentenced to eight years in prison Friday for scheming to help Long Island Rail Road employees receive disability payments by exaggerating or making up ailments.

02/21/2014

Prosecutors: Man Impersonated Businessman Dad, Tried To Buy Maxim Magazine

The son of a successful businessman and media company chairman has been arrested on charges that he impersonated his father in a failed bid to buy Maxim Magazine.

02/13/2014

(Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images, FILE)

Prosecutors: Men Sold Knockoff Handbags Online, Defrauded Customers

Five men were indicted Wednesday, on charges offering real luxury handbags at discounted prices on several websites – but actually presenting consumers with knockoffs, or even with nothing at all.

02/05/2014

Indian deputy consul general Devyani Khobragade (credit: CBS 2)

Impasse Over Plea Deal In Arrest Of Indian Diplomat

Federal prosecutors and attorneys for a diplomat whose arrest triggered an outcry in India have found themselves at odds over a possible plea deal.

01/07/2014

U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara announces criminal charges against JPMorgan Chase over Bernard Madoff's Ponzi scheme, Jan. 7, 2014. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

JPMorgan To Pay Largest Ever Settlement Over Madoff’s Ponzi Scheme

The bank will pay $1.7 billion to settle criminal charges and a $350 million civil penalty for what the Treasury Department called “critical and widespread deficiencies” in its programs to prevent money laundering and other suspicious activity.

01/07/2014

Wine Bottles (file/credit: Clip Art)

Calif. Wine Collector Convicted Of Fraud In N.Y.

Wine connoisseurs rejoiced after a jury took less than two hours to return a guilty verdict against Rudy Kurniawan.

12/18/2013

Indian deputy consul general Devyani Khobragade (credit: CBS 2)

Indian Diplomat In New York Facing Fraud Charges

Devyani Khobragade is accused of paying her full-time babysitter just a few dollars an hour and lying on a visa application.

12/13/2013

Wine Bottles (file/credit: Clip Art)

Billionaire Continues Crusade Against Fraudulent Wine Dealers

A federal trial continued Friday for Rudy Kurniawan, accused of selling millions of dollars worth of counterfeit wine.

12/13/2013

Brittany Ozarowski appears in court on April 11, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Long Island Woman Pleads Guilty To Fake Cancer Scam

A Long Island woman has admitted she was hooked on heroin when she raised thousands of dollars by falsely claiming she had cancer, prosecutors and her attorney said Wednesday.

12/11/2013

Bernard Madoff

Former Madoff Deputy Testifies On 5th Anniversary Of Ponzi Schemer’s Arrest

New York financier Bernard Madoff’s former right-hand man summed up his boss’ arrest exactly five years ago with two words: “Madoff Implodes.”

12/11/2013

Bernie Madoff (file/credit: Stephen Chernin/Getty Images)

Former Madoff Deputy Continues Testimony In Fraud Trial

Frank DiPascali described the tangled web of deceit woven by Madoff as he juggled investors’ money and tried to keep investigators away.

12/04/2013

Dr. Jose Katz (katzcardiomedicalcenters.com)

Cardiologist Sentenced To 6 1/2 Year For $19 Million Billing Fraud

Jose Katz fraudulently diagnosed patients with heart ailments and ordered them to undergo tests that he billed for, authorities said.

11/20/2013

Authorities: 16 Charged In NYC Food Stamp Fraud Scheme

The alleged fraud involves the WIC (Women, Infant and Children) food stamp program.

11/20/2013

Teresa Guidice and Joe Guidice arrive at federal court in Newark, NJ on Tuesday, July 30, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

‘Real Housewives Of New Jersey’ Star, Husband Indicted On New Charges

“Real Housewives of New Jersey” star Teresa Giudice and her husband were indicted Monday on additional fraud charges.

11/18/2013

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