Tag: Fraud and false statements

Florida teen sentenced in hack of celebrity Twitter accounts

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TAMPA, Fla. — A Florida teenager was sentenced Tuesday to three years in prison for his role in hacking the Twitter accounts of prominent...

What to do if you are a victim of unemployment fraud

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Unemployment fraud in the U.S. has reached dramatic levels during the pandemic — the Labor Department inspector general’s office estimates that more than $63...

‘Dating scammer’ faces more time after escape, capture

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CAMDEN, N.J. — A New Jersey man who has twice served prison terms for using dating services to defraud women is facing more time...

California sues major US nursing home operator over ratings

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California's attorney general and local officials sued the nation's largest senior living home operator Monday, alleging the company misled consumers on...

Huawei CFO lawyer argues new evidence to be submitted

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VANCOUVER, British Columbia — Lawyers for a senior executive of Chinese communications giant Huawei Technologies were in court Monday arguing new evidence should be...

Newspaper: China to soon try 2 Canadians on spying charges

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BEIJING — A Communist Party newspaper says China will soon begin trials for two Canadians, who were arrested two years ago in apparent retaliation...

Garland vows return to ‘normal’ Justice Dept. on 1st day

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WASHINGTON — Taking the reins at the Justice Department, Attorney General Merrick Garland sought Thursday to assure career staffers that he would prioritize restoring...

Man gets prison for insurance fraud in sons’ 2015 drownings

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LOS ANGELES — A man accused of drowning two of his sons and trying to kill his ex-wife by driving them off a Los...

Man who bilked ‘black-ish’ star in romance con sentenced

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LOS ANGELES — A man who romanced three women, including “black-ish” star Jenifer Lewis, in order to con them out of money for his...

Amid FBI probe, Texas official hired from big donor family

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DALLAS — Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, who is under FBI investigation over claims of using his office to help a political donor, gave...