A Brief Look at Crime 12/19-12/25

A Brief Look at Crime 12/19-12/25

28.12.2016 tjdy 0

JPMorgan Chase Charged in Stealing $5 Mil From Bank to Pay Off Gambling Debts A former JPMorgan Chase & Co employee who has been ordered to attend counseling for gambling is facing criminal charges that he engaged in a scheme to defraud the bank out of $5 million in order to pay personal debts. The […]

A Brief Look at Crime 12/05-12/11

A Brief Look at Crime 12/05-12/11

15.12.2016 tjdy 0

Argument over money preceded fatal game room shooting A 26-year-old man charged in the shooting death of a 24-year-old man at an illegal McCully game room argued about money with the victim before gunfire broke out, according to a court document. A preliminary hearing for the suspect, Nathaniel Foster, is scheduled for Wednesday on a […]

A Brief Look at Crime 11/28 – 12/04

A Brief Look at Crime 11/28 – 12/04

06.12.2016 tjdy 0

Woman admits taking $1.5 million from 2 Missouri businesses  A Missouri woman has pleaded guilty to embezzling $1.5 million from two major Kansas City-area businesses. [The employee] entered the plea Tuesday in federal court to three counts of wire fraud and one count of aggravated identity theft. She admitted to stealing the money from Black […]

A Brief Look at Crime 11/21-11/27

A Brief Look at Crime 11/21-11/27

29.11.2016 tjdy 0

Former Bellagio Craps Dealer Sentenced for $1 Million Scam  A former Bellagio Casino craps dealer has been sentenced to two to five years in prison for his role in a $1 million scam against that establishment. James R. Cooper Jr., 44, pleaded guilty to one count of theft _*in connection with orchestrating phony bets at […]

A Brief Look at Crime 11/14-11/20

A Brief Look at Crime 11/14-11/20

22.11.2016 tjdy 0

Buffalo poker player pleads guilty in $31 million debt collection fraud case The owner and CEO of a Buffalo debt collection firm pleaded guilty in federal court in New York Tuesday to two felony charges in connection with a scheme that coerced thousands of victims nationwide into overpaying their debts by at least $31 million. […]

A Brief Look at Crime 11/07-11/13

A Brief Look at Crime 11/07-11/13

17.11.2016 tjdy 0

FanDuel and DraftKings will each pay $6 million to resolve lawsuits over their advertising practices Fantasy-sports websites FanDuel and DraftKings will each pay $6 million to resolve lawsuits in New York over their advertising practices, state attorney general Eric Schneiderman said Tuesday, resolving a year-long legal battle over the popular online games. According to the […]