Wednesday, September 25, 2013 The US Sentencing Commission is considering revisions to current sentencing guidelines, especially those that are used for white-collar crimes. The Commission is believed to be considering a revision to guidelines used for securities, mortgage fraud, healthcare fraud and other types of white-collar...

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Tuesday, January 15, 2013 Reddit co-founder Alan Schwartz committed suicide recently, just weeks before he was due to go on trial on federal white collar crime charges. His family is now blaming his prosecutors for his suicide. Twenty-six year-old Schwarz was one of the pioneers of a...

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Thursday, April 30, 2015 The Securities and Exchange Commission recently announced that it had charged a Texas-based oil and gas company with securities fraud. The company and its founder now face charges related to oil and gas investment fraud. The company is Flower Mound-based Mieka Energy Corporation....

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Friday, December 28, 2012 A Californian pastor has pleaded guilty to charges of Medicaid fraud involving more than $11 million. According to the charges, he had submitted fraudulent medical reimbursement claims, through nonexistent medical supply companies. The pastor owned a fraudulent medical equipment company called Bonfee Incorporated....

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Tuesday, May 21, 2013 Three New Jersey men, who defrauded an investor of millions of dollars by claiming that they had access to Facebook stock before the company's initial public offering last year, now face charges. Prosecutors have charged the men in a federal court in New...

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Sunday, May 26, 2013 The Securities and Exchange Commission is acting against a Chicago area investment advisory firm run by a father and son team, alleging that the firm cheated investors of millions in profits. According to the Securities and Exchange Commission complaint, Charles J Dushek and...

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Friday, May 31, 2013 A 52-year-old man who posed as a pastor, running a spiritually based investment scheme now faces charges of investment fraud for his role in what prosecutors say was a successful real estate scam. Prosecutors alleged that the Houston man fronted as a pastor...

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Friday, July 26, 2013 An Ohio lawmaker faces the prospect of up to 102 years in prison if he's convicted of investment fraud charges. Ohio Representative Peter Beck was recently indicted on 16 felony charges in the fraud case. The fraud is related to a company called...

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