INDIANAPOLIS | Tuesday is the deadline for Indiana residents who have not previously signed up to get their telephone numbers added to the state's newest "Do Not Call" list.
HOBART | A Hobart man paid off a $300 debt using a check from a closed bank account, police said.
MERRILLVILLE | A Merrilliville couple stole more than $86,000 through false claims filed with home and vehicle insurance companies, federal authorities allege.
CHICAGO | Former Merrillville attorney Fred Cuppy will spend a year and a day in federal prison following a perjury conviction involving a scheme to hide the wealth of a hospital official.
SCHERERVILLE | A home health aide is accused of using a client's bank account to pay bills.
HAMMOND | An 18-year veteran of the East Chicago Police Department was indicted Wednesday on 12 fraud charges relating to an alleged ghost payrolling scheme, federal court records state.
CHICAGO | Two south suburban residents are among 32 Illinois people indicted on federal charges related to receiving false unemployment benefits, Gary S. Shapiro, acting U.S. attorney for the Northern District of Illinois, announced Wednesday.
CHICAGO | A suspended South Holland podiatrist will serve 18 months in a federal prison for his part in a health fraud scheme.
A Gary woman has been charged with 15 felonies and 16 misdemeanors after a nearly two-year investigation unveiled she was running two fraudulent adoption websites, authorities said.
CROWN POINT | Attorney General Greg Zoeller said Monday two foreclosure consultant companies face state lawsuits. They are accused of taking more than $2,600 from local homeowners and not providing services or refunds.
HOBART | Two Chicago men used fraudulent credentials in an attempt to buy items from two Hobart jewelry stores, police said.
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HOBART | A Lake Station man took part in multiple cases of prescription fraud in Lake and Porter counties, police said.
HAMMOND | Accusing former Merrillville “Nose Doc” Mark Weinberger of using "his patients like an ATM," a federal judge sentenced the defendant to seven years in federal prison Friday.
HAMMOND | A former Calumet Township official has agreed to let the government take $30,000 from her retirement account for a restitution payment, federal court records show.
HAMMOND | Embattled former Lake County official Tom Philpot is requesting his convictions be overturned on the grounds he didn't have a fair trial, federal court records show.
CHICAGO | The U.S. Department of Justice says a Will County couple has been sentenced to federal prison for stealing more than $1 million through an investment scheme.
HAMMOND | A U.S. District Court jury convicted Lake County Coroner and former county Clerk Thomas Philpot on Friday on five counts of theft and fraud charges.
HAMMOND | Lake County Coroner Thomas Philpot received a letter telling him he did not need County Council approval to receive incentive payments from a child support incentive fund, according to evidence introduced on the third day of his fraud and theft trial.
CHICAGO | The U.S. Department of Justice says a Chicago woman has been sentenced to 11 years in prison for using stolen identities and other fraudulent documents to steal more than $200,000 in federal tax refunds and state child-care benefits.
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