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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

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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 Jerseyā€¯ star Teresa Giudice and her husband were indicted Monday on additional fraud charges.

11/18/2013

Bernie Madoff

Witness: Madoff Wrote Out $175 Million In Checks For Employees, Family After Bust

The trial against five of Bernard Madoff’s former employees continued Wednesday with testimony from consultants who investigated the firm following Madoff’s arrest.

10/23/2013

Bernie Madoff

FBI Agent Testifies In Fraud Trial Of 5 Former Madoff Employees

FBI Agent Theodore Cacioppi said he interviewed Bernard Madoff for about an hour before arresting him. The office was then placed under surveillance so evidence could be removed.

10/21/2013

Bernard Madoff (file/credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Lawyer: Former Madoff Employee On Trial For Ponzi Scheme Fraud ‘Fooled By His Lies’

The trial follows the 2008 collapse of Madoff’s private investment business, which cost clients nearly $20 billion. A court-appointed trustee has recovered much of the money by forcing those customers who received big payouts from Madoff to return the funds.

10/17/2013

Manhattan Supreme Court (file / credit: Evan Bindelglass / CBSNewYork)

‘Psychic’ Convicted Of Cheating Clients Out Of More Than $150,000

A Manhattan jury found Sylvia Mitchell guilty Friday of grand larceny and scheming to defraud. She’s jailed without bail ahead of an Oct. 29 sentencing.

10/11/2013

NYC Restaurant Rating System

Investigators: Consultant Distributed Phony Restaurant Grading Certificates

A restaurant consultant got an “A” for effort, but investigators said that he got an “F” for his attempt to pull off an alleged restaurant grading scam.

09/26/2013

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

Madoff Accountant Charged With Involvement In Massive Fraud

Paul Konigsberg was charged with conspiracy to falsify records, conspiracy to commit fraud, falsifying records of a broker-dealer, falsifying record of an investment adviser and falsifying statements.

09/26/2013

Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance. (credit: Getty Images)

New York DAs Push For Revamped Fraud, Corruption Laws

The last comprehensive revision of the criminal law in New York State was 1965.

09/24/2013

Yelp

New York Attorney General Cracks Down On Fake Online Reviews

If you rely on online reviews for the inside scoop on businesses, some new revelations suggest you might want to rethink your strategy.

09/23/2013

People walk by Beth Israel Medical Center in Gramercy. (credit: Getty Images)

DA: Manhattan Doctor Deposited Patients’ Checks Into Own Bank Account

A Manhattan-based obstetrician deposited the checks of his patients into his personal bank account, prosecutors say.

09/11/2013

Brooklyn District Attorney Charles Hynes.  (file/credit: Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images)

Brooklyn DA: School Offering ESL Classes ‘A Total Fraud’

According to the Brooklyn District Attorney’s office, Patrick and Joanne Panettieri allegedly defrauded more than 100 immigrant Asian families out of thousands of dollars.

09/04/2013

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