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Woman Stole $10.2 Million From Her Job

The Huffington Post | Alicia Ciccone | Posted 06.21.2012 | Money

An annual salary of $53,000 evidently wasn't enough for one Pittsburgh-area woman, so she embezzled more than $10 million from the Acura dealership wh...

Elder Exploitation -- Is Legislation the Answer?

Pamela Glasner | Posted 06.19.2012 | Fifty
Pamela Glasner

Every single one of us has one thing in common: Unless we die young, we're headed directly into old age. And we damned well better do something about the financial exploitation of the elderly now, because 'too late' is coming up real fast.

When Good People Behave Badly

Sam Sommers | Posted 08.11.2012 | Science
Sam Sommers

The psychology of fraud shares a lot in common with the psychology underlying another of society's most pressing ills... the combover.

Ex-ICE Intelligence Chief Pleads Guilty to Embezzlement

Andrew Becker | Posted 07.01.2012 | Politics
Andrew Becker

A former chief of intelligence for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement pleaded guilty today to embezzlement charges stemming from a travel voucher fraud and kickback scheme that has cost the government more than $600,000.

Ex-ICE Intelligence Chief Charged With Embezzlement

Andrew Becker | Posted 06.22.2012 | Politics
Andrew Becker

A former intelligence chief for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement is accused of embezzling more than $180,000 stemming from a travel voucher fraud and kickback scheme that has defrauded the government of more than $500,000.

Comptroller Allegedly Embezzled Millions To Fund Horse Breeding Business [UPDATE]

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 04.19.2012 | Business

Municipal budgets around the country have been squeezed tight in recent years, and a city official in one town allegedly exacerbated those financial w...

Bank Of America Could Be Looking At A Big Old Lawsuit

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 03.08.2012 | Business

A million-dollar embezzlement case in Seattle could land Bank of America in hot water. Joseph Phan, a former Seattle Public Utilities employee, is ...

Former Ronald McDonald House Charities Exec Stole From Sick Kids

Posted 02.14.2012 | Impact

Randall Morrison, the former treasurer for a branch of the Ronald McDonald House Charities, is on trial for stealing $142,000 from the organization's ...

2 Men Charged In WTC Fraud

AP | Posted 12.23.2011 | New York

NEW YORK -- Two trucking company owners have been charged in New York with a fraud involving the redevelopment of the World Trade Center site. Federa...

Embezzlement Scandal Hits California Lawmakers' Accounts Hard

AP | KEVIN FREKING | Posted 12.17.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — California lawmakers who employed a treasurer facing federal embezzlement charges reported some steep financial losses to their cam...

Who's Been In The Girl Scouts Cookie Jar?

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 12.05.2011 | Business

Former finance director of the Girl Scout Council of Greater New York, Yaasmin Hooey, has been charged with stealing $310,000 from the nonprofit organ...

Man Sentenced For Microsoft Embezzlement Scheme

AP | Posted 11.24.2011 | Technology

SEATTLE -- A Seattle man has been sentenced to nearly three years in prison in an embezzlement scheme that defrauded Microsoft Corp. of more than $450...

California Democrats Facing Huge Challenges After Scandal

AP | Posted 11.23.2011 | Politics

By GILLIAN FLACCUS, Associated Press SANTA ANA, Calif. -- Democratic politicians in California are facing huge challenges as they work to rebuild d...

Kinde Durkee Clients Could Struggle To Replace Stolen Funds

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.14.2011 | Politics

Clients of Kinde Durkee, the Democratic campaign treasurer who was arrested by the FBI on allegations of fraud, may struggle to replace the money they...

Dianne Feinstein On Kinde Durkee Scandal: 'I Was Wiped Out Too'

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.13.2011 | Politics

Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) said her campaign funds were "wiped out" by Kinde Durkee, a longtime Democratic campaign treasurer who was arrested b...

Rep. Susan Davis: 'We've Been Robbed', Staffer The 'Bernie Madoff Of Campaign Finance Treasurers'

Posted 11.13.2011 | Politics

SAN DIEGO (AP/The Huffington Post) -- A Southern California congresswoman told supporters, "We've Been Robbed" as she detailed the losses she said her...

Democratic Congresswoman: Fraudster Staffer Stole My Campaign Funds

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.09.2011 | Politics

Rep. Loretta Sanchez (D-Calif.) discovered her campaign funds were wiped out after her treasurer, Kinde Durkee, was arrested on suspicion of mail frau...

Last Will and Embezzlement

Pamela Glasner | Posted 04.02.2012 | Impact
Pamela Glasner

I learned too late (shortly after my 90-year-old mother's death) that my parents were the victims of elder exploitation. The pain of living through the wreckage this perpetrator has left in his wake is sometimes all but unbearable.

Cancer Hospital Employee Steals $1.2 Million In Office Supplies

AP | Posted 09.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK -- A former New York City hospital worker has admitted embezzling $1.2 million from the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center by ordering pr...

Tunisia's Ex-President Faces Two New Trials

AP | Posted 09.20.2011 | World

TUNIS, Tunisia — A Tunisian court on Thursday postponed a trial in two new cases targeting the country's ousted president over alleged corruptio...

Former Citigroup Vice President Charged With Embezzling $19 Million

Posted 08.27.2011 | Business

NEW YORK (Jessica Dye) - A former vice president at Citigroup Inc was charged with bank fraud on Monday for allegedly embezzling more than $19 mil...

Former Chinese Vice Mayor Sentenced To Death

AP | Posted 07.12.2011 | World

BEIJING -- A former vice mayor of China's wealthy resort city of Hangzhou was sentenced to death Thursday on corruption charges, state media reported,...

SAG Manager Investigated for Embezzlement of Unclaimed Residuals

Jonathan Handel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jonathan Handel

Two employees were discharged, one for possible embezzlement of $200,000-$250,000 and the other for violation of policies. An outside probe is ongoing...

Nun Accused Of Stealing $1.2 Million From Iona College

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Iona College's vice president of finance was arrested Thursday and charged with one felony count of embezzling $1.2 million from the college, accordin...

Waterbury Priest Kevin Gray Stole $1.3 Million To Pay For Male Escorts, Say Police

AP | JOHN CHRISTOFFERSEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

NEW HAVEN, Conn. — The Rev. Kevin J. Gray was a popular priest who appeared to live humbly, forgoing a car and walking to Mass from another pari...