Fraud and false statements
Belgian police to investigate possible basketball fraud case
Sep. 07, 2021 11:50 AM EDT
BRUSSELS (AP) — The Belgian basketball federation has asked the country's federal police to investigate a possible fraud case related to the organization of...
The Latest: Maine nears 70% vaccination level for residents
By The Associated Press Jun. 25, 2021 06:01 AM EDT
Nigerian IT worker charged in multistate unemployment fraud
By Gene Johnson Jun. 24, 2021 06:02 PM EDT
SEATTLE (AP) — A Nigerian information technology worker has been indicted on federal wire fraud and identity theft charges, after authorities said he and his...
The Latest: Hawaii to drop rules for vaccinated travelers
By The Associated Press Jun. 24, 2021 06:26 AM EDT
Auditor: Mississippi erred on $117M in unemployment benefits
Jun. 23, 2021 02:50 PM EDT
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The state of Mississippi erroneously paid out more than $117 million in unemployment benefits last year and during the early months of...
Michigan Senate GOP probe: No systemic fraud in election
By David Eggert Jun. 23, 2021 01:25 PM EDT
Maryland flags over 500K unemployment claims in 6 weeks
Jun. 22, 2021 08:59 AM EDT
BALTIMORE (AP) — Maryland officials have detected more than a half million potentially fraudulent new unemployment insurance claims in the last six weeks and...
Probation for WVa mail carrier in absentee ballot case
Jun. 21, 2021 04:20 PM EDT
ELKINS, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia postal carrier who pleaded guilty to altering mail-in requests for absentee voter ballots was sentenced to five years’...
Reports detail tense moments with Georgia election monitors
By Kate Brumback Jun. 17, 2021 11:36 AM EDT
Editorial Roundup: Pennsylvania
By The Associated Press Jun. 16, 2021 09:00 AM EDT
York Dispatch. June 14, 2021. Editorial: Awful ‘audit’ idea hatched by GOP in Pa. It seemed only a matter of time...
Man pleads guilty in $20M fraud on coronavirus aid programs
By Larry Neumeister Jun. 15, 2021 03:22 PM EDT
NEW YORK (AP) — A Chinese man who prosecutors say tried to get $20 million in federal aid for distressed businesses pleaded guilty Tuesday to two criminal...
Ex-Aryan Brotherhood leader charged with California fraud
Jun. 09, 2021 10:20 PM EDT
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A one-time top member of the notorious Aryan Brotherhood who claimed to have turned his life around after 45 years in prison is now...
Gov. names Feek as Employment Security Department head
Jun. 09, 2021 06:35 PM EDT
Boston leadership tangled in series of scandals
By Steve Leblanc Jun. 09, 2021 04:10 PM EDT
Ex-Olympic skater charged with defrauding virus relief fund
Jun. 08, 2021 12:11 PM EDT
NEW YORK (AP) — A former Olympic figure skater has been arrested on charges that he ripped off a program to help struggling small businesses harmed by the...
California gun bust leads to charges of $600,000 in fraud
Jun. 07, 2021 07:43 PM EDT
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — In what a district attorney called a “dangerous combination,” prosecutors say a gun bust has led investigators to uncover $600,000 in...
Czech coalition government survives no-confidence vote
Jun. 03, 2021 04:51 AM EDT
Editorial Roundup: U.S.
By The Associated Press Jun. 02, 2021 01:03 PM EDT
Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: May 31 The Wall Street Journal on ‘melodrama’ in Texas...
Germany probes possible fraud after surge in testing centers
Jun. 01, 2021 08:22 AM EDT
The Latest: Germany hunts down possible fraud in virus tests
By The Associated Press May. 30, 2021 07:12 AM EDT