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Bobby Thompson

Scammer Raked In $100 Million For Bogus Navy Charity, Police Say

AP | THOMAS J. SHEERAN | Posted 11.30.2013 | Crime

CLEVELAND — A onetime fugitive charged in a $100 million multistate fraud under the guise of helping Navy veterans went on trial Monday after lo...

John Boehner Subpoenaed To Testify In Massive Fraud Case

AP | THOMAS J. SHEERAN | Posted 11.25.2013 | Politics

CLEVELAND (AP) — Leading Ohio Republicans including U.S. House Speaker John Boehner and the state attorney general have been subpoenaed to testify i...

'Scam' Backer Of Bachmann, Romney Downplayed

AP | JULIE CARR SMYTH | Posted 09.18.2013 | Politics

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The Ohio attorney general's multi-state case against a man accused of fraud after collecting as much as $100 million in the name of...

Suspected Of $100 Million Veteran Scam

AP | THOMAS J. SHEERAN | Posted 10.02.2012 | Money

CLEVELAND -- A former fugitive suspected of running a $100 million cross-country scam collecting donations for Navy veterans has been identified as a ...

Florida Woman Gets 5 Years For Veteran Charity Scam | James F. McCarty | Posted 10.11.2011 | Impact

A Florida woman received five years in prison Wednesday for stealing more than $470,000 while posing as a representative of a national veterans charit...

Woman Pleads Guilty To Scamming Half A Million Dollars In Veteran Donations | Posted 08.24.2011 | Impact

CLEVELAND, Ohio -- A Florida woman pleaded guilty Wednesday in Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court to four charges in connection with a national vetera...

Man Poses As Navy Vet, Raises Millions For Fake Charity

St. Petersburg Times | Jeff Testerman and John Martin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Bobby Thompson came out of nowhere, as if he'd fallen from the sky. He landed in Tampa in 1998, walked wherever he went and kept to himself. His land...

Marcus Baram

Veterans Charity Fraud: Stolen Identities, Missing Millions And Elaborate Scams | Marcus Baram | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

A "nonprofit entrepreneur" walks off with a $1.9 million retirement package in the wake of government probes and Congressional hearings that exposed h...

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

Bengals wide receiver Maurice Purify was collared in Newport for disorderly conduct after a bar fight. He is well prepared for what lies ahead. In college, he majored in criminal justice.

My Greatest Moments in Sports

Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

So if you're going to write a kids' book called The Greatest Moments in Sports, uh, what would those moments be?