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Financial Fraud

Harvey Park District employee charged in county fraud scheme

CHICAGO | A former clerk in the Cook County assessor's office who now works for the Harvey Park District has been charged with theft after allegedly stealing more than $100,000 through fraudulent county checks.

August 23, 2013 10:15 pm

Former manager of failed Harvey credit union gets federal ban

A former Harvey credit union manager is prohibited from working at a federally insured financial institution after being convicted of fraud earlier this year, the National Credit Union Administration said Friday.

May 11, 2012 5:00 pm

Police investigating fraudulent checks using county account

VALPARAISO | The Porter County clerk's office is among the latest victims of financial fraud, after employees discovered a number of phony checks while reconciling their books, officials said.

April 19, 2012 4:30 pm

Feds shut down tax preparer

WASHINGTON, D.C. | A federal court has permanently barred a woman and her suburban Chicago business from preparing federal tax returns for others, the Justice Department announced Friday.

August 12, 2011 7:15 pm

Indiana AG steps up financial fraud protection

INDIANAPOLIS | Attorney General Greg Zoeller announced Wednesday he has accepted an appointment to co-chair the National Association of Attorneys General Consumer Protection Committee, which will give him a national role in fighting consumer financial fraud.

September 08, 2010 1:00 pm
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