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.
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.
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.
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.
The last comprehensive revision of the criminal law in New York State was 1965.
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A Manhattan-based obstetrician deposited the checks of his patients into his personal bank account, prosecutors say.
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.
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.
The men duped at least 150 people into spending $8 million on precious metals they did not own, Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance said.
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.
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.
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.
“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.
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.