CHICAGO (AP)–A former Northwestern University cancer research physician will pay nearly a half-million dollars to settle claims of federal research grant fraud.
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ROCK ISLAND, Ill. (AP) — Federal authorities say an Iowa man has been charged with defrauding his former employer in Illinois of at least $2.7 million.
EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. (AP) — Federal authorities have charged two southwestern Illinois men who they say fraudulently received $1.6 million in food stamp benefits.
CHICAGO (AP)–A suburban Chicago lawyer who hosted a syndicated radio talk show has been found guilty of mortgage fraud in a scheme to defraud lenders out of nearly $10 million.
CHICAGO (AP) — A suburban Chicago dermatologist has been found guilty of defrauding Medicare and private health insurers of $2.6 million by submitting false claims for more than 800 patients.
CHICAGO (AP) — A financial adviser who once had former Chicago Bulls player Scottie Pippen as a client has been found guilty of bank fraud.
CHICAGO (AP) — The Illinois Attorney General’s office is asking residents to be on the lookout for a phone scam in which callers posing as government officials attempt to get people to send money by claiming they are under criminal investigation or owe unpaid taxes to the Internal Revenue Service.
EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. (AP) — Federal officials say a 54-year-old Cahokia woman has been sentenced to three months in prison and paying back more than $70,000 she’s accused of stealing in pension benefits from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.
CHATHAM, Ill. (AP) — A former fire department office manager in central Illinois has pleaded guilty to stealing more than $50,000 from the district.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Executive Inspector General for the Illinois Treasurer has asked Dan Rutherford’s office to review its timekeeping policies after an investigation found three top staff members falsified timecards.