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Cherry Hill, NJ Woman Charged With Collecting Govt. Benefits of Mom Who Died 10 Years Ago

The US attorney’s office says Maria Houck, 59, collected more than $54,000 in Social Security benefits and more than $110,000 from the VA between July 2005 and August 2012.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/30/2015

File photo: Stevie Wonder warms up the crowd during a rally in 2012. (Credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Federal Prosecutor: Concert And Promotions Scammer Behind ‘Wonder Blunder’ At It Again

Hubbard is already awaiting trial in Hawaii for what was dubbed the Stevie Wonder Blunder. Federal authorities allege The University of Hawaii was duped into paying $200,000 upfront in 2012 to secure Wonder’s commitment, but authorities say Hubbard didn’t represent Stevie Wonder — it was a con.

03/25/2015

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FEMA To Review Every Sandy Flood Claim

The review will involve approximately 144,000 claims and not limit corrective action to 2,200 that are currently in litigation.

03/12/2015

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Del. Police Search For Woman Accused Of Threatening To Burn Down 60-Year-Old Victim’s Home 

Officials say in February, Husfelt threatened to burn down a 60-year-old victim’s residence following a verbal argument.

03/05/2015

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New Jersey Judge: Gay Conversion Therapy Claims Are Fraud

A judge in New Jersey has ruled that claims of gay conversion therapy that describe homosexuality as a curable mental disorder are fraud.

02/11/2015

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Turbo Tax Resumes Filing State Returns After Initial Fraud Concerns

By Jim Donovan: Turbo Tax has resumed e-filing of state income tax returns. The resumption comes after the company temporarily paused transmissions upon seeing an increase in suspicious filings and attempts by criminals to use […]

02/06/2015

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Turbo Tax Halts Filing Of State Returns Amid Fraud Concerns

By Jim Donovan: UPDATE: Intuit Inc.announced that TurboTax has resumed e-filing of state income tax returns as of 3 p.m. Pacific time today. The resumption comes after the company temporarily paused transmissions upon seeing an […]

02/06/2015

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Ex-Philadelphia Judge Gets 2 Years For Influence Peddling

Joseph Waters Jr. has been sentenced to two years in federal prison for using his position to help influence two cases being handled by other judges.

KYW Newsradio 1060–01/22/2015

(Don Tollefson speaks with reporters on December 22, 2014.  Photo by Mike DeNardo)

Some Heated Moments In Bucks County Courtroom During Tollefson Trial

Judge Rea Boylan at times had to intervene between Tolly and Assistant DA Matt Weintraub.

01/16/2015

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Sportscaster Don Tollefson Back on the Witness Stand at His Fraud Trial

Tollefson, representing himself at trial, has traded often-heated comments with prosecutor Mike Weintraub.

01/16/2015

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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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