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Dartmouth woman indicted for embezzling hundreds of thousands from employers

BOSTON – A federal grand jury indicted a Dartmouth woman for allegedly embezzling hundreds of thousands of dollars from two different employers, acting U.S....
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AN INDIANA woman was sentenced to three years in federal prison after defrauding a 96-year-old Rhode Island widower out of nearly $80,000, according to U.S. Attorney for Rhode Island Zachary A. Cunha. / COURTESY U.S. DISTRICT COURT

Woman sentenced for swindling 96-year-old Coventry widower in romance scam

PROVIDENCE – An Indiana woman was sentenced to three years in federal prison after defrauding an elderly Rhode Island widower out of nearly $80,000,...

Former used car dealer sentenced 5 years for bank fraud

PROVIDENCE – A former Massachusetts used car dealer was sentenced to five years in federal prison for leading a scheme that defrauded financial institutions...

R.I. attorney admits to Ponzi scheme costing clients $250K

PROVIDENCE – A Rhode Island personal injury lawyer pleaded guilty to wire fraud and tax evasion after admitting to conducting Ponzi scheme, U.S. Attorney...

Mass. regulators investigating Citizens Securities over sale of CBL annuities

PROVIDENCE – A Citizens Financial Group Inc. subsidiary is under investigation by Massachusetts securities regulators regarding its sale of annuities controlled by now-indicted financier...

DHS warns of increase in fraudulent activity targeting SNAP, RI Works...

PROVIDENCE – Fraudulent activity targeting Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program and Rhode Island Works benefit recipients is on the rise, the R.I. Department of Human...
A TEXAS MAN has pleaded guilty in a Rhode Island federal court to his role in an online romance scam in which elderly women were cheated out of more than $1.6 million by someone pretending to be an Army general. / COURTESY U.S. DISTRICT COURT

Texas man admits role in scamming $1.6M from R.I. woman and...

PROVIDENCE – A Texas man has pleaded guilty to his role in an online romance scam in which elderly women – including a Rhode...
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Former office manager, son charged in scheme to defraud Pawtucket dermatologist

PAWTUCKET – A former office manager for a dermatologist’s office and her son face federal charges in connection of defrauding the practice of $490,000,...
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