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Five charged in $500K merchandise thefts from Westchester retailers

Westchester County Police arrested five people Aug. 14 and charged them with stealing more than $500,000 worth of merchandise from TJ Maxx and other...

Medicaid fraud probes net Greenwich cop, Bridgeport business owner

Michael Mastronard is charged with fraudulently billing Medicaid while he was on-duty as a Greenwich police officer.

Xerox pays $235.9M to settle Medicaid fraud case

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton said the settlement is the largest by the state for Medicaid-related claims.

Charter/Spectrum to pay record $174.2M fine for consumer fraud

As a result of a deal negotiated with New York Attorney General Barbara D. Underwood, the internet service provider will pay $62.5 million to about 700,000 active subscribers in the state.

Rockland investment adviser pleads guilty in $11M fraud

The Securities and Exchange Commission then in turn charged Hector May and his daughter, Vania Bell, with running a multimillion-dollar Ponzi scheme.

Stamford man found guilty in surgical glove investment fraud scheme

Thomas J. Connerton began enticing investors in 2009 to finance his operation, including women he met through an online dating site.

Stamford ice skating rink manager sentenced to 21 months for defrauding...

Mark J. Zito pleaded guilty to one count of wire fraud last December for bilking the Stamford Twin Rinks of more than $490,000 in fraudulent expenses.

Local pair indicted on metals trading fraud

Edward Bases and John Pacilio were each charged with conspiracy to commit wire fraud affecting a financial institution and with commodities fraud.

Texas Supreme Court upholds $1B Medicaid dental fraud decision against Xerox

Xerox subsidiary Texas Medicaid and Healthcare Partnership was faulted for mismanagement of payments for Medicaid dental services between 2003 and 2010.

Substance abuse center pays $1.37M to settle Medicaid fraud charges

New Era Rehabilitation Center will pay $1.37 million to settle charges that it violated the False Claims Act in defrauding the Medicaid program.

Norwalk landscaper sentenced to prison for filing false tax returns

Candido Valadares operates Norwalk-based landscaping businesses Candide’s Landscaping & Water Gardens and Candide Contractor & Natural Pools.

Norwalk medical practice settles federal and state False Claims Act charges

World Health Clinicians Inc. (WHC), its CEO Scott Gertz and a physician who was formerly on staff have entered a settlement to resolve charges of violating federal and state False Claims Act.

Internet complaints lead state’s top 10 consumer frauds

Internet complaints range from the annoying, like slow service, to the alarming, like distribution of child pornography.

SEC charges Westport Capital Markets with defrauding clients

The SEC said the firm bought securities from underwriters at a discount to the public offering price and then resold those same securities to its advisory clients at higher prices without disclosing the markup.

Former Bridgeport attorney indicted on four counts of wire fraud

If convicted, Murtha faces a maximum term of imprisonment of 20 years on each count of the indictment.