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Embezzlement

How Mindfulness Helped One Prisoner Find Happiness Behind Bars

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 05.16.2014 | Healthy Living

Sometimes it takes a life-changing or tragic moment for us to reconsider what we really want from life. Unemployment, illness and personal loss are ju...

Nonprofit Fraud Robs Charities of Substantial Dollars

Eugene Fram | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Eugene Fram

Some directors argue boards can do little to prevent fraud. I argue that every director should know enough about finances to raise issues about questionable activities.

Russian Property Tycoon Arrested In Cambodia

AP | Posted 11.11.2013 | World

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia -- PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — A Russian property developer wanted in his homeland for allegedly embezzling millions of dollars...

Portrait of the Ideal Victim (Elder Financial Abuse)

Pamela Glasner | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Pamela Glasner

Depression-era babies come from a different world. They expect a friendly smile to indicate an honest person and are less likely to take action when defrauded.

There Are No Poor Elderly in Fairfield County

Pamela Glasner | Posted 09.22.2013 | Impact
Pamela Glasner

Ever since 2011, when my 89 and 91-year-old parents were financially exploited and I became embroiled in the issue -- and in the battle -- I have been...

Embezzlement At The Bolshoi?

AP | Posted 06.13.2013 | Arts

MOSCOW -- Russian police have launched a criminal investigation into the embezzlement of 90 million rubles (about $3 million) of state funds during th...

Something Beyond Survival - The Final Chapter

Pamela Glasner | Posted 06.10.2013 | Impact
Pamela Glasner

Hating is a heavy weight to carry around, all day, every day, as is fear, as is self-recrimination. They cloud everything, even to the point of watering down even the best experiences in your life so that the joy those experiences should bring become not much more than mediocre, and that's no way to live.

Something Beyond Survival -- Part Four

Pamela Glasner | Posted 06.03.2013 | Impact
Pamela Glasner

Except for instances in the entertainment industry, I have never heard the words "I feel sorry for you" used as anything other than a weapon. In fact, I cannot think of a single phrase packed with more insincerity than that one.

Something Beyond Survival: Part 3

Pamela Glasner | Posted 05.29.2013 | Impact
Pamela Glasner

Last time, I talked about that maddeningly endless litany of seemingly unanswerable questions that can feel like pinballs bouncing around in your head...

Something Beyond Survival - Part Two

Pamela Glasner | Posted 05.21.2013 | Impact
Pamela Glasner

Last time, I closed by talking about what it felt like when I had to admit to myself I was a victim of a crime, and that what I wanted most of all was to take back my personal power.

Something Beyond Survival - Part One

Pamela Glasner | Posted 05.15.2013 | Impact
Pamela Glasner

Not that I would ever trivialize the enormity of being a 'survivor' -- after all, I'm one, too -- but once the initial relief of realizing I'd attained that goal had abated, it wasn't long before I began to wonder, "OK ... now what?"

CEO Charged With Stealing Millions From Community Health Center

Sun Sentinel | Wayne K. Roustan | Posted 04.15.2013 | Miami

The former CEO of the Miami Beach Community Health Center was charged on Wednesday with embezzling millions of dollars from federal, state, and commun...

Safeguarding Midsize Businesses (VIDEO)

Posted 03.01.2013 | Technology

How big is your company? It doesn't really matter if you have the right resources available; in fact, the right tools can help smaller organizations n...

Did The Dean of Mean Also Kill?

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 11.05.2012 | College

Cecilia Chang, the St. John’s University dean accused of embezzling more than $1 million and making a student hand-wash Chang's dirty underwear in a...

5 Ways 'Mad Men' Could Turn You Into The Worst Employee Ever

Posted 10.19.2012 | Small Business

Negotiating relations with your coworkers can be tough: Too-friendly? You may be seen as a flirt. Too cold, and then you're just a bad person. Subtle ...

Chinese Student Says College Dean Made Her Hand-Wash Dirty Underwear For Scholarship

Posted 10.16.2012 | College

A disgraced former college dean charged with bribing her students into slave labor and coercing them to help her embezzle more than $1 million to supp...

Ex-Church Official Facing Prison Time For Embezzlement

AP | MARYCLAIRE DALE | Posted 10.24.2012 | Business

PHILADELPHIA -- A finance executive who linked her $900,000 embezzlement from the Philadelphia archdiocese to the church's sex-abuse scandal was sente...

D.M. Levine

Former PFG Employee 'Was Waiting For Something Like That To Happen'

HuffingtonPost.com | D.M. Levine | Posted 07.16.2012 | Business

When Leon Bressert first heard that his former employer, Peregrine Financial Group, had collapsed amid fraud allegations, he was not surprised. “I w...

CEO And Mistress 'Pillaged' Company

AP | Posted 07.12.2012 | Business

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. -- A former chief executive of mattress manufacturer Latex International was sentenced Tuesday to nearly six years in prison for emb...

FBI Offers Reward For Missing Banker Accused Of Embezzling Millions

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 07.10.2012 | Business

If you run into Aubrey Lee Price, try to make a note of where and when it happened. The FBI would like to ask him some questions. Price was, until ...

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.