HAMMOND | Sentencing has been set for May 21 for a Merrillville man who pleaded guilty Monday to two counts of mail fraud involving a scheme to defraud insurance companies.
HAMMOND | A man accused of being involved in a scheme to fraudulently obtain and resell cars pleaded guilty Wednesday, according to court records.
HAMMOND | Nine people were indicted Thursday on charges of staging car crashes in Northwest Indiana and Illinois to profit from insurance payouts.
HAMMOND | The owners of the Paragon Restaurant are asking a judge to allow information about the previous owners in response to a motion filed in federal court.
HAMMOND | Prosecutors filed a motion this week asking a federal judge to not allow certain arguments in the case against the owners of a Schererville restaurant accused of housing workers who weren't in the country legally.
HAMMOND | Three people were charged in federal court with mail fraud and are accused of illegally obtaining vehicles that were later resold, according to court documents.
HAMMOND | A federal judge on Tuesday denied former Lake County Coroner Tom Philpot's request to be released on bond pending appeal of his criminal convictions, federal court records show.
HAMMOND | An attorney hired to advise the clerk's office during Lake County Coroner Thomas Philpot's term testified for about three hours Thursday during Philpot's theft and fraud trial.
HAMMOND | A former East Chicago police officer is facing up to 20 years in prison after signing a plea agreement in federal court Monday admitting he committed mail fraud, court documents state.
HAMMOND | A region woman accused of embezzling $1.38 million from a Merrillville business has agreed to plead guilty to tax evasion and mail fraud, federal court records show.
HAMMOND | Lake County Coroner Thomas Philpot has hired an additional attorney to represent him in his federal fraud case, court records show.
HAMMOND | A former East Chicago police officer is accused of falsely claiming he worked the same hours on the same days for different employers, federal court records show.
HAMMOND | Nearly two months after indicted Lake County Coroner Thomas Philpot was granted a delay in his federal mail fraud and theft trial, prosecutors are now asking for a continuance of their own.
CHICAGO | The FBI has launched a nationwide manhunt for Dr. Gautam Gupta, a popular region weight-loss doctor charged with health care fraud.
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