- Idaho women sue doctor, claim they got counterfeit implants Updated: May-03-16 1:38 pm
BOISE, Idaho - Four women have sued an Idaho doctor who they claim gave them counterfeit breast implants and knock-off Botox without their knowledge during procedures.
- Ex-Rendell aide pleading guilty in FBI campaign cash sting Updated: Apr-29-16 8:22 pm
HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - A onetime chief of staff to ex-Gov. Ed Rendell agreed in a court document filed Friday to plead guilty to wire fraud for pocketing thousands of dollars in supposed campaign contributions from a fake company set up by the FBI to investigate public corruption in the state.
- Minnesota woman accused of counterfeit Iowa prescriptions Updated: Apr-29-16 8:37 am
MASON CITY, Iowa - Iowa authorities have charged a Minnesota woman with counterfeiting prescriptions.
- Police: Former UConn health official forged prescriptions Updated: Apr-26-16 9:38 am
STORRS, Connecticut - The former pharmacy supervisor of the University of Connecticut's Student Health Services faces 173 charges for allegedly forging prescriptions and ordering items through the pharmacy for his personal use.
- Oxford animal control officer accused of stealing puppies Updated: Apr-26-16 6:50 am
SOUTHBURY, Connecticut - Oxford's animal control officer has turned herself in to Connecticut State Police on a warrant accusing her of stealing two pure-bred dogs from a resident in the town.
- Jury convicts Arizona woman who was accused of faking cancer Updated: Apr-25-16 4:10 pm
PHOENIX - An Arizona woman accused of faking a cancer diagnosis to get the state to pay for her late-term abortion was convicted of fraud and other charges Monday.
- Fake $20 bills in motel trash lead to Bryan couple's arrest Updated: Apr-24-16 11:52 am
BRYAN, Texas - A couple from Bryan are jailed on four counts of forgery of government money and other charges after authorities say the pair left sheets of counterfeit $20 bills in a trash can at a College Station motel.
- Counterfeit hoverboards seized in Los Angeles County Updated: Apr-22-16 1:50 pm
INDUSTRY, California - The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department says it has seized more than 4,000 counterfeit hoverboards in the city of Industry.
- Sheriff: Nurse used prescription drugs to kill boyfriend Updated: Apr-21-16 7:17 pm
HILLSBORO, New Mexico - The Sierra County Sheriff's Office in New Mexico says a yearlong investigation has led to the arrest of a registered nurse accused of using prescription drugs to kill her fiance.
- Texas car dealer accused of killing customer over bad check Updated: Apr-21-16 9:33 am
SAN ANTONIO - A San Antonio used car dealer has been arrested in the fatal shooting of a customer who allegedly paid for a vehicle using a bogus check.
- Federal lawyer gets 30 days for forging document Updated: Apr-20-16 7:03 pm
SEATTLE - A U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement attorney was sentenced to 30 days in jail Wednesday for forging a document to make it look like a Mexican man who wanted to stay in the United States was not eligible to do so.
- NYC man accused of selling fake 'Hamilton' Broadway tickets Updated: Apr-19-16 2:41 pm
NEW YORK - A New York City man accused of selling forged tickets to Broadway's hottest show has been indicted.
- Teacher pleads guilty to stealing from school, union Updated: Apr-18-16 6:54 pm
LAUREL, Delaware - Laurel Police say a teacher has pleaded guilty to stealing money from an elementary school and the teachers' union.
- Chinese citizen pleads guilty to fake computer chip scheme Updated: Apr-16-16 11:02 am
NEW HAVEN, Connecticut - Authorities say a Chinese citizen has pleaded guilty in Connecticut to trafficking in counterfeit computer chips.
- California man arrested in counterfeit money scheme Updated: Apr-13-16 11:30 pm
CUPERTINO, California - Northern California officials say deputies helped break up a counterfeit money scheme run out of Cupertino after fake $20 bills surfaced in Virginia.
- Father of boy taken from mom in 2002 gets 4 years in prison Updated: Apr-13-16 4:54 pm
CLEVELAND - A teenager who learned last fall while applying for college that his life had been based on lies and deceit asked a judge in Cleveland on Wednesday to not send his father to prison for abducting him from his mother's Alabama home in 2002 when he was 5.
- Woman gets prison term for role in false tax refund scheme Updated: Apr-13-16 4:11 pm
TRENTON, New Jersey - A New Jersey woman who conspired to obtain more than $1 million through fraudulent tax refund checks has been sentenced to nearly two years in prison.
- Police warn counterfeit money circulating in Harrison Updated: Apr-13-16 10:41 am
HARRISON, Arkansas - Harrison police warn that counterfeit money has surfaced in their city.
- Woman who stole $183K gets 6 years for violating probation Updated: Apr-12-16 10:03 pm
DENVER - A 42-year-old Brighton woman who embezzled $183,000 from her employer has been sentenced to six years in prison after her probation was revoked.
- Detroit man accused of using counterfeit money for purchases Updated: Apr-11-16 9:23 am
ORION TOWNSHIP, Michigan - A 22-year-old Detroit man is accused of using counterfeit money to purchase items advertised on Craigslist.
- Vermont man in custody on federal gun charge Updated: Apr-09-16 11:00 am
ST. ALBANS, Vermont - Federal prosecutors in Vermont say a St. Albans man will remain in custody on a charge of being a convicted felon in possession of a handgun.
- Judge delays release ruling in Uganda-based counterfeiting Updated: Apr-08-16 3:36 pm
PITTSBURGH - An American deported from Uganda and charged in a massive counterfeiting scheme won't learn for a few weeks whether he'll be released from jail until he stands trial.
- Correction: Counterfeit Lab-Vegas story Updated: Apr-08-16 2:15 pm
LAS VEGAS - In a story April 7 about the indictment of a Las Vegas man accused of counterfeiting, The Associated Press reported erroneously the name of Nevada's attorney general. He is Adam Laxalt, not Paul Laxalt.
- Ex-state official gets prison time in towing scheme Updated: Apr-08-16 12:07 pm
BRIDGEPORT, Connecticut - A former state marshal and one-time high sheriff of Fairfield County has been sentenced to spend a year in prison for his role on a scheme to make money off cars that were seized from delinquent Bridgeport taxpayers.
- Woman employed by physician accused of forging prescriptions Updated: Apr-08-16 5:49 am
WESTBURY, New York - A Long Island woman is accused of forging prescriptions for Percocet while working for a doctor on Long Island.