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N.Y. Attorney General: ‘Trump University’ Did Not Deliver For Students

New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman sued Donald Trump Saturday, claiming that “Trump University” promised to make students rich but instead steered them into expensive and mostly useless seminars.

08/24/2013

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

DA: 3 Florida Men Ran ‘Wall Street’ Silver Scam

The men duped at least 150 people into spending $8 million on precious metals they did not own, Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance said.

08/20/2013

Teresa Guidice and Joe Guidice attend "NBA 2K13" Premiere Launch Party at 40 / 40 Club on September 26, 2012 in New York City.  (credit: Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty

‘Real Housewives Of NJ’ Star Teresa Giudice, Husband Indicted On Fraud Charges

The couple submitted fraudulent mortgage and other loan applications from 2001 through 2008, a year before their show debuted on Bravo, making phony claims about their employment status and salaries, the indictment said.

07/29/2013

Anthony Marshall (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Brooke Astor’s Son Seeks Medical Parole One Month Into Sentence

Anthony Marshall, who is 89 and depends on a wheelchair, is scheduled to go before a parole board the week of Aug. 19. Marshall surrendered on June 21 to begin serving a one- to three-year prison sentence.

07/23/2013

NY Woman Accused Of Selling Fake Art To Galleries Appears In Court Saturday

A 56-year-old New York woman accused of cheating two of Manhattan’s top art galleries out of millions of dollars faces a federal judge Saturday after pleading not guilty at her arraignment on Friday.

07/20/2013

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N.J. State Comptroller: Public Employees Lied About Income For Break On Children’s Lunches

“We had looked at 15 school districts throughout New Jersey and what we found was widespread fraud in the application of the school lunch program in those districts,” Comptroller Matthew Boxer said.

07/17/2013

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Summit Man Accused Of Defrauding eBay Sellers For $122,000

A New Jersey man has been charged in what federal prosecutors say was a scheme to defraud hundreds of sellers of foreign and antique banknotes on the online auction site eBay.

06/13/2013

Nouel Alba is accused of lying to FBI agents. (credit: Personal Photo)

Woman Accused Of Running Bogus Newtown Charity Pleads Guilty

Nouel Alba, 37, of the Bronx, pleaded guilty in Bridgeport, Conn., to wire fraud and making false statements, the U.S. attorney’s office said.

06/06/2013

Susan and Edward Young with Rep. Steve Israel (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Rep. Israel: Generic Drug Supply Needs Better Oversight

U.S. Rep. Steve Israel (D-N.Y.) of Long Island thinks the recent Ranbaxy case shows the U.S. Food and Drug Administration may be asleep at the wheel.

05/28/2013

Dr. Jose Katz (katzcardiomedicalcenters.com)

Prominent Cardiologist Admits Record $19 Million Medical Billing Fraud Scheme

A cardiologist with offices in New York City and New Jersey carried out what federal authorities called the largest health care fraud ever recorded by a single practitioner in those states.

04/10/2013

New Jersey Attorney General Jeffrey Chiesa (credit: nj.gov/oag/)

New Jersey AG Establishes Sandy Fraud Working Group

State Attorney General Jeffrey Chiesa announced the formation of the working group, which is a coordinated effort among several state and local agencies.

03/07/2013

Brooklyn District Attorney Charles Hynes

Brooklyn DA Hynes Launches Collaborative Healthcare Fraud Division, Could Save Millions

DA Charles Hynes kicked off the program by announcing the indictment of Dr. Naveed Ahmad of Brooklyn, who is accused of cheating Medicaid and Medicare of at least $500,000 and perhaps millions more, according to prosecutors.

02/25/2013

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Electrical Contractor Settles With NYC For $10 Million; Executives Indicted

Schlesinger-Siemens Electrical LLC will shell out $10 million to New York City, following claims that the contractor lied about its qualifications to win more than $200 million in contracts to improve city infrastructure.

01/15/2013

Ellen Burkheimer mug shot (credit: Suffolk County Police)

Suffolk County Woman Charged In Head Start Fundraising Scheme

Ellen Burkheimer used the money she collected to buy heroin and pay her rent and other personal expenses, according to police.

01/09/2013

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Police In Central N.J. Warn Of Elaborate And Convincing Kidnapping Scam

South Brunswick Township, N.J., police have warned residents about a fraud being perpetrated in the area, in which a person claims to kidnap a relative and demand ransom by Western Union.

12/08/2012

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