- Ex-Dartmouth selectman gets almost 6 years in prison Updated: Jul-30-15 7:35 am
BOSTON - A former Dartmouth selectman has been sentenced to nearly six years in federal prison for embezzling almost $700,000 from his taxpayer-subsidized bus company to bankroll his farm.
- Manager at credit union admits embezzling $1.9M from vault Updated: Jul-30-15 2:28 am
NORTON SHORES, Michigan - Court documents say a manager at a Muskegon County credit union has admitted to embezzling $1.9 million from its cash vault between 2001 and this year.
- Feds accuse Philadelphia congressman Fattah of corruption Updated: Jul-29-15 7:04 pm
PHILADELPHIA - U.S. Rep. Chaka Fattah paid off an illegal $1 million campaign loan with federal grants and charitable donations, funneled campaign funds toward his son's student loans and disguised a lobbyist's bribe as payment for a Porsche his TV anchor wife never sold, prosecutors said Wednesday in announcing a racketeering indictment against him.
- Former Chippewa Cree leader sentenced to 5 ½ years in prison Updated: Jul-29-15 6:49 pm
HELENA, Montana - A judge sentenced a former Chippewa Cree tribal council member Wednesday to 5 ½ years in prison after he pleaded guilty to embezzlement, tax evasion and other charges in a federal corruption investigation.
- Second person arrested in softball team embezzlement case Updated: Jul-29-15 4:49 am
ELLISVILLE, Mississippi - A second person has been arrested in an embezzlement case out of Jones County.
- Oklahoma lawmaker acknowledges criminal investigation Updated: Jul-28-15 5:10 pm
TULSA, Oklahoma - An attorney for Oklahoma state Sen. Rick Brinkley has acknowledged that the lawmaker is under a criminal investigation related to his alleged embezzlement of more than $1 million from a nonprofit agency where he once worked.
- Bonds revoked for ex-Alcorn County supervisor Updated: Jul-28-15 4:04 pm
CORINTH, Mississippi - An Alcorn County judge has ordered a former county supervisor held without bond as he awaits trial on an embezzlement charge.
- Auditor: Ousted community college head spent on himself Updated: Jul-28-15 3:41 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - The former president of Cape Fear Community College in Wilmington spent nearly $36,000 in vending machine funds on personal expenses and nearly $3,000 extra to operate his leased car, a state audit released Tuesday said.
- Couple pleads guilty to fraudulently getting $30M from US Updated: Jul-27-15 8:13 pm
BALTIMORE - A Keymar couple prosecutors say used $30 million fraudulently obtained from the federal government to finance a lavish lifestyle has pleaded guilty in the case.
- Former treasurer sentenced for embezzling from youth league Updated: Jul-27-15 11:23 am
FLEMINGTON, New Jersey - The former treasurer of a New Jersey youth sports league has been sentenced to jail for embezzling more than $100,000.
- Idaho woman sentenced for embezzling from college Updated: Jul-26-15 1:32 pm
TWIN FALLS, Idaho - A former College of Southern Idaho employee has been sentenced to at least 10 years in prison after embezzling more than $530,000 from the college.
- NY state Sen. Sampson found guilty of obstruction Updated: Jul-24-15 2:46 pm
NEW YORK - A New York state senator has been convicted on federal charges he sought to sabotage an investigation targeting him for embezzlement.
- Supervisor arrested for grand larceny Updated: Jul-24-15 1:50 pm
CORINTH, Mississippi - A local official in Mississippi is charged with grand larceny after authorities say he allegedly posed as an auto parts store employee and took a money bag.
- Jury convicts former Middlebury fire chief of embezzlement Updated: Jul-24-15 4:38 am
NEW HAVEN, Connecticut - A former fire chief in Connecticut has been found guilty of using town money to pay for his private electrical business and personal expenses.
- Former Roland town clerk sentenced to prison for theft Updated: Jul-23-15 7:05 pm
MUSKOGEE, Oklahoma - Federal prosecutors say a former clerk for the town of Roland in eastern Oklahoma has been sentenced to six months in prison for stealing federal funds.
- Baton Rouge woman gets 38 months for embezzlement Updated: Jul-23-15 4:16 am
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Federal prosecutors say a 47-year-old Baton Rouge woman has been sentenced to 38 months in prison for embezzling $465,000 from her employer.
- Bolivia soccer federation chief jailed in embezzlement case Updated: Jul-21-15 11:42 pm
LA PAZ, Bolivia - A Bolivian judge on Tuesday ordered the president of the country's soccer federation jailed on charges he diverted funds from a charity match.
- Timing of school administrator's suspension raises eyebrows Updated: Jul-20-15 3:09 pm
MCPHERSON, Kansas - Officials at a central Kansas school district insist there is no connection between the timing of a top administrator's firing over misused funds and an election seeking to increase the district's local option budget.
- Lottery winner sentenced for stealing from brother's company Updated: Jul-18-15 5:06 pm
BROCKTON, Massachusetts - A southeastern Massachusetts woman who won a $1 million lottery prize must pay over $100,000 in a criminal case against her after admitting she stole from her brother's business while he battled cancer.
- Davis appeals hearing rescheduled Updated: Jul-18-15 11:59 am
JACKSON, Mississippi - Former Southaven Mayor Greg Davis' appeal will now be heard Aug. 5 by the state Court of Appeals.
- Woman pleads no contest to embezzling from football league Updated: Jul-17-15 9:07 am
HILO, Hawaii - A 55-year-old Waimea woman has pleaded no contest to embezzling almost $100,000 from the Big Island Pop Warner Football Conference.
- Ex-Charter school administrators accused of embezzling $2.6M Updated: Jul-16-15 10:20 pm
HOUSTON - Federal prosecutors say a Houston charter school founder and her husband have been indicted on allegations they embezzled more than $2.6 million intended for school operations.
- Rogers County commissioners indicted on conspiracy charges Updated: Jul-16-15 7:40 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY - A current and a former Rogers County commissioner were indicted Thursday on charges of embezzlement and conspiracy by a multicounty grand jury, Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt said.
- Ex-funeral director pleads not guilty to added charges Updated: Jul-16-15 5:17 am
NORTHAMPTON, Massachusetts - The former owner of a Massachusetts funeral home accused of improperly caring for dead bodies and embezzling more than $375,000 from clients has pleaded not guilty to charges of larceny and insurance fraud.
- Former bookkeeper facing charge makes first court appearance Updated: Jul-15-15 7:37 pm
BISMARCK, North Dakota - A former bookkeeper at a Bismarck law firm has made her first court appearance on a felony embezzling charge.