Topics :: fraud
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By Winnie McCroy | Friday Jan 10, 2014
An Iowa State University assistant professor resigned after admitting he falsely claimed rabbit blood could be turned into a vaccine for the AIDS virus.
Wednesday May 22, 2013
An Omaha gay-rights group is seeking the return of some $1,800 donated to a woman convicted of lying about being attacked by masked men who carved anti-gay slurs into her skin.
By Ryan J. Foley | Tuesday May 7, 2013
A former rural Iowa court official pleaded guilty Monday to forgery for filing false documents to issue a marriage license to a same-sex couple from central Florida, in the first case of its kind in Iowa.
By Ryan J. Foley | Thursday Oct 18, 2012
An Iowa court official is accused of helping a same-sex couple from Florida to get a marriage certificate without stepping foot in the state.
By Jason St. Amand | Wednesday Apr 11, 2012
A Florida man has been charged with conducting a Ponzi scheme, which targeted the gay community in Wilton Manors.
By Tom Hays | Thursday Oct 14, 2010
A vast network of Armenian gangsters and their associates used phantom health care clinics and other means to try to cheat Medicare out of $163 million, the largest fraud by one criminal enterprise in the program’s history, U.S. authorities said Wednesday.
By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Sunday Aug 8, 2010
They don’t seem that interested in hot pursuit. It took private sleuths hired by Medicare an average of six months last year to refer fraud cases to law enforcement.
By Tom Hays | Thursday Jun 10, 2010
Ten men, including a former Securities and Exchange Commission employee, were arrested Wednesday in a $12 million scheme to cheat investors using a Manhattan boiler-room operation with mob links, authorities said.
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