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NJ Woman Admits To Stealing FEMA Benefits Through Fraud

A southern New Jersey woman has admitted stealing about $40,000 in benefit money from the Federal Emergency Management Agency after major storms hit the state in recent years.

12/12/2014

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Chaka Fattah Jr. Seeks To Represent Himself On Fraud, Tax Evasion Charges

A hearing is scheduled in federal court in Philadelphia today in the case of defendant Chaka Fattah Jr., charged with fraud and tax evasion.

12/12/2014

Zeoli Show Log 11.25.14

Rich covered all angles of the Ferguson grand jury decision not charging police officer Darren Wilson in the killing of Michael Brown. He also talked to New Jersey Assemblyman Troy Singleton about a rape law he’s proposed and CBS 3 Meteorologist Kate Bilo about tomorrow’s storm.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–11/25/2014

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Woman Charged With Scamming Jobseekers at Phila. International Airport

Philadelphia police say Karen Benitez, also known as Karen Garcia, claimed she was a job recruiter for US Airways. She charged applicants $200 each.

11/19/2014

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Cops: Caller Tries To Obtain Victim’s Credit Card Information By Impersonating A Police Officer

Lower Township Police are investigating a suspicious phone call where a male impersonated a police officer and tried to obtain another man’s credit card information.

10/21/2014

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Chester County Real Estate Agent Charged in $2-Million Fraud Scheme

Marie Bontigao, who operated an “Exit Realty” franchise with locations in Philadelphia, New Jersey, and Delaware, is charged with operating a Ponzi scheme.

10/16/2014

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Health: Food Fraud

Researchers say 10 percent of all food is either mislabeled or misrepresented. 3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl shows us the most common items that may not be what they seem.

10/06/2014

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‘Real Housewives’ Couple Gets Prison For Fraud

“Real Housewives of New Jersey” star Teresa Giudice is headed to prison.

10/02/2014

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EXCLUSIVE: Don Tollefson Speaks Exclusively To Eyewitness News About Guilty Plea

The former television sportscaster admitted that he ripped off charities and individuals by offering to sell them sports travel packages to big games and then failing to deliver the merchandise.

09/29/2014

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Sportscaster Don Tollefson Pleads Guilty To Fraud Charges

Tollefson pleaded guilty to theft and related charges for stealing, according to prosecutors, more than $300,000 from more than 200 people.

09/29/2014

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Long Prison Sentence for Bucks Man in Widespread Fraud of Elderly Homeowners

For 3½ years, prosecutors say, Ross Rabelow operated American Comfort, selling home care contracts to elderly residents who wanted to remain in their homes.

09/22/2014

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NJ Woman Admits Role In Conspiring To Defraud U.S. Treasury Dept. Of More Than $900K

Rosanna Rodriguez, of Middlesex, pleaded guilty Monday to conspiracy to defraud the United States. She faces up to five years in prison when she’s sentenced Jan. 12.

09/22/2014

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Scam Victims Are Most Vulnerable To Second Hit

Fraudsters are aware that the people most likely to fall victim to fraud are those who have already been the victim of fraud.

09/17/2014

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Montco Sheriff Chagrined That Phone Scam Invokes His Office’s Name

Sheriff Russell Bono says at least one victim has reported a loss of $600.

09/05/2014

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Friend of Chaka Fattah Jr. Pleads Guilty, Could Testify Against Congressman’s Son

Matthew Amato has admitted he made false statements for bank loans in order to benefit Fattah Jr.

08/11/2014

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