Former ECISD booster club treasurer pleads no contest in fraud case, ordered to pay $201K in restitution
The former treasurer of an East Central Independent School District booster club pleaded no contest Tuesday in an unrelated felony fraud case and can avoid prison if she pays back more than $201,000 in restitution by early next year, court records obtained by the KSAT 12 Defenders show.
Suspicious unemployment claims explode during pandemic
Karl Wanke was stunned to open a letter from the Texas Workforce Commission to learn he'd not only filed for unemployment, but had been paid. Turns out, he's one of a surging number of people whose identities were used to fraudulently pocket payouts.
Woman sentenced to 45 months in prison for stealing nearly $1M from her employer
SAN ANTONIO – A San Antonio woman convicted of stealing nearly $1 million from her employer was sentenced to 45 months in prison, Department of Justice officials said Wednesday. Rosalinda Fuentes will have to pay back the money she took, which is more than $973,000, officials said. Fuentes used paychecks under current and former employees' names and then sent those funds to bank accounts she controlled between 2014 and 2019, officials said. Investigators say Fuentes tried hiding her scheme by voiding the fraudulent transactions but was eventually caught. Related: FBI arrests man for posing as Black Lives Matter leader, collecting donations for personal use
Ex-Castroville police chief accused of having SUV torched before reporting it stolen charged with wire fraud
Ex-Castroville police chief accused of having SUV torched before reporting it stolen charged with wire fraudPublished: January 29, 2020, 5:11 pmThe former police chief of Castroville was indicted by a federal grand jury after authorities said he conspired with two other people to have his luxury SUV destroyed before reporting it stolen.
Hillary Clinton calls Donald Trump a "fraud"
Hillary Clinton called Donald Trump a "fraud" for allegedly ripping off students at Trump University. This comes as President Obama jumps into the 2016 presidential race, slamming Trump's proposals as "crazy." CBS News congressional correspondent Nancy Cordes joins CBSN with more.cbsnews.com