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(Detail from a slide presented by the Montco DA's office shows defendant Brandon Irving, bottom left, after his arrest.)

‘Runner’ in Montco Comcast-Ripoff Crime Ring Gets Prison Time

A judge sentenced Brandon Irving to 3-6 months behind bars for theft and conspiracy.

06/26/2014

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Former UPenn Cancer Doctor Indicted By DOJ

The Department of Justice has charged a former University of Pennsylvania doctor with theft and fraud for allegedly misusing federal cancer research funds.

05/30/2014

(Don Tollefson leaves District Court in Warminster, Pa., after being held for trial on fraud charges.   Photo by Brad Segall)

Sportscaster Don Tollefson Waives Hearing on Fraud Charges

Prosecutors say they had seven witnesses ready to go who would have told the judge they contracted with the Tollefson, 61, for sports packages and gave him money, but never received anything.

05/29/2014

(Beware of e-mail messages that might not be from who they appear to be.  Photo by Ed Fischer)

Del. Officials Warning Residents About Tax Scam

The scam involves fraudulent email messages claiming to be from the IRS’s Taxpayer Advocacy Service.

03/31/2014

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Fraud Linked To Air Safety Pits Lancaster County Father Against Son

A Lancaster County man and his former company, Flying Tigers, are charged with conspiracy, fraud involving airplane parts and other offenses.

03/29/2014

(Ingrid Robinson says she is "thrilled" that her efforts led to today's sentencing of the man who defrauded her and thousands of other victims.   Photo by Tony Hanson)

Long Prison Sentence For Swindler Brings Satisfaction to One Victim

“I knew the money was gone,” Ingrid Robinson acknowledged after the sentencing in federal court in Philadelphia. “I did this because I was honoring my daughter.”

03/27/2014

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South Jersey Officials Warning Area Residents About Scam Targeting Businesses

Police in Gloucester County are investigating multiple scams in which an individual claims to be an employee of a gas company contacting local businesses and corporations.

03/27/2014

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Former Philly Lawyer Admits To Taking More Than Half Of A Million Dollars From Clients

A former Philadelphia lawyer plead guilty today to one count of wire fraud in connection with a scheme to defraud clients of the legal firm in which he was employed.

03/17/2014

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Trial Ordered For Phila. Man Charged With Fleecing Elderly WW II Vet

Police say defendant Shelton Thomas, 47, stole about $95,000 from victim Raymond Campbell, 93, of West Philadelphia.

03/07/2014

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New Jersey ‘Housewives’ Couple Plead Guilty In Fraud Case

Under federal guidelines, Joe Giudice faces a potential sentence of 37 to 46 months and Teresa Giudice could get 21 to 27 months.

03/04/2014

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Paralegal Faces Charges Over Immigration Petitions

A woman who allegedly filed false and fraudulent immigration petitions for clients while working as a paralegal in southern New Jersey has made her initial court appearance.

02/26/2014

(Don Tollefson, center, on Feb. 18th, 2014.  Photo by Brad Segall)

Bail For Sportscaster Don Tollefson Reduced As He Tries To Get Out of Jail

The 61-year-old former television sportscaster and Philadelphia media personality was taken to prison yesterday after failing to post the required ten percent of his $250,000 bail.

02/19/2014

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NJ Calls For Convicted Trenton Mayor To Be Removed

New Jersey officials have filed legal paperwork to remove the mayor of the state’s capital city from office after he was convicted of corruption.

02/10/2014

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Philadelphia Woman Gets Prison Sentence After Long String of Ripoffs

In this case she wrote 244 bad checks for a total of about $36,000, many of them while she was in a halfway house following a previous conviction.

01/30/2014

A fake Super Bowl ticket. (credit:  NYPD's Organized Crime Investigation Division)

Philadelphia Man Charged With Making Fake Super Bowl Tickets

Queens District Attorney Richard A. Brown and Police Commissioner William J. Bratton announced charges Tuesday against Damon Daniels of New York City and Eugene Fladger of Philadelphia.

01/28/2014

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