Fraud

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LVMPD
Mitch Kelly
January 30, 2020 - 7:20 am
Police are on the the hunt for suspects in what are believed to be a number of strong-armed mail thefts.
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LVMPD
Mitch Kelly
January 22, 2020 - 7:09 am
Police in Henderson have a 61-year-old woman in custody for allegedly stealing elderly people's wallets.
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Mitch Kelly
December 05, 2019 - 8:18 am
Identity theft is a well known problem across the country, and the state of Nevada is among the top states where it's most likely to happen.
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April 18, 2019 - 1:28 pm
LAS VEGAS (KXNT) - A former medical doctor and his business partner were sentenced Tuesday to 33 months in prison for their individual roles in a $7.1 million Medicare health care fraud scheme that occurred at three Las Vegas hospice and home healthcare agencies, announced U.S. Attorney Nicholas A...
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April 11, 2019 - 2:40 pm
LAS VEGAS (KXNT) - Another credit card fraud scheme is busted in the valley, and it turned out, it was a fairly large fraud. The twelfth defendant to plead guilty in a large international counterfeit credit and debit card fraud scheme was sentenced Tuesday to eight years and two months in federal...
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March 08, 2019 - 11:45 am
LAS VEGAS (KXNT) - On Thursday, Attorney General William P. Barr and U.S. Attorney Nicholas A. Trutanich announced the largest coordinated sweep of elder fraud cases in history, surpassing last year’s nationwide sweep. The cases during this sweep involved more than 260 defendants from around the...
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February 27, 2019 - 3:22 pm
LAS VEGAS (KXNT) - The leader of a large-scale timeshare resale scam was sentenced Wednesday to 63 months in federal prison for defrauding more than 1,000 victims, many of them elderly, out of more than $3.3 million, announced U.S. Attorney Nicholas A. Trutanich for the District of Nevada. “Today’s...
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February 21, 2019 - 12:46 pm
LAS VEGAS (KXNT) - The Clark County Law Library and local agencies are participating in a Consumer Fraud Prevention Fair on Friday, March 8, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Nevada State Business Center, 3300 W. Sahara Avenue, 4th floor. The resource fair is being hosted by Nevada Consumer Affairs to...
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Dorthea Scott
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February 11, 2019 - 1:33 pm
LAS VEGAS (KXNT) - A nearly two-year-old fraud investigation is finally over, with Nevada authorities getting their woman. Nevada Attorney General Aaron D. Ford announced that 65-year-old Doretha Scott, of Las Vegas, was sentenced today in a Medicaid fraud case involving submitting false claims to...
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September 27, 2018 - 4:53 pm
A former Las Vegas attorney has been sentenced to three months in jail and five years' probation for submitting phony documents saying her prostitute clients completed court-ordered counseling and community service.
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