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New York Seeks To Delete Phony Online Reviews

New York’s attorney general is trying to dismantle what he calls a system of creating false online review for products and services.

09/24/2013

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3 Charged With Defrauding Philadelphia Welfare-To-Work Program

Pennsylvania’s attorney general has charged three men with stealing $1.25 million in grants from the program.

09/11/2013

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South Jersey Car Dealer Pleads Guilty To Fraud

The owner of a southern New Jersey car dealership has admitted operating a scheme that defrauded customers and lenders.

08/10/2013

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Montco Officials To Offer Anti-Fraud Seminars To Youth Sports Groups

“It can be as simple as requiring two signatures on every check,” says Montgomery County controller Stewart Greenleaf Jr.

08/09/2013

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NJ Man Charged In Scheme That Defrauded eBay, PayPal Out Of $122K

A New Jersey man has been charged in what federal prosecutors say was a scheme to defraud hundreds of sellers of foreign and antique banknotes on the online auction site eBay.

06/13/2013

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3 Charged In NJ Facebook Scam

In early 2012, the three men were making an attractive offer: the opportunity to purchase Facebook stock just as the company was expected to go public.

05/15/2013

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West Philadelphia Man Charged With String of Real Estate Scams

Dwayne Stewart is charged with forging documents to illegally transfer several houses and vacant lots to his own ownership, selling properties he didn’t own, and collecting rents under false pretenses.

04/05/2013

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Pa. Ambulance Firm, Owners Plead Guilty In Fraud Case

A suburban Philadelphia ambulance company and its top two officials have pleaded guilty to federal charges in a scheme that prosecutors said cost the Medicare and Medicaid programs more than $2.5 million in improper payments.

04/02/2013

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Cardiologist Sentenced To 6 Years In Jail For Diet Drug-Linked Fraud

A federal judge sentenced a 79-year-old Florida cardiologist to six years in prison for fraud linked to the infamous fen-phen diet drugs and national settlement funds.

03/26/2013

Beware Fraudulent Invention-Patenting Companies

Inventors beware! The US Patent and Trademark Office (PTO) has a link to published complaints about companies like that who take your big payment and then invent a way to disappear.

03/12/2013

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New Jersey Officials Form ‘Stop Sandy Fraud’ Group

New Jersey law enforcement is banding together to go after people who would defraud victims of Hurricane Sandy.

03/10/2013

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Ex-Trenton Worker Admits Role In Bribery Scheme

A former Trenton municipal worker has admitted taking part in a bribery scheme that federal prosecutors say involved city Mayor Tony Mack.

02/27/2013

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Woman Arrested, Charged For Stealing Almost $400K From Bucks County Veterinary Hospital

Police say a 36-year-old woman has been charged with embezzling almost $400,000 from a veterinary hospital in Bucks County.

02/21/2013

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Another Guilty Plea in Ripoff of Montco Condo Owners By Managers

Patricia Paugh (top right) pleaded guilty to a pair of felonies: theft by unlawful taking, and conspiracy to commit theft.

02/12/2013

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Man Sentenced For Role In Scheme That Tricked Grandparents Into Sending Thousands Of Dollars

A Nigerian man living in Canada will now be spending 45 months in a U.S. prison for what is called a “grandson” scheme.

02/10/2013

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