HAMMOND | A Valparaiso businessman was charged and agreed to plead guilty last week in an alleged scheme to defraud a Vermont company of more than $700,000.
CHICAGO | Former Burnham Village Clerk Nancy Dobrowski was charged Tuesday with stealing more than $650,862 from her public office and gambling most of it away at Indiana casinos.
HAMMOND | A Merrillville man was sentenced to 3 1/2 years in prison Friday for defrauding friends of at least $1.5 million in an investment scheme.
HAMMOND | George Van Til provided the ultimate letter of resignation from his elected county office Thursday, formally pleading guilty in Hammond federal court to felony crimes against taxpayers.
HAMMOND | An Illinois man agreed Tuesday to plead guilty to two counts of wire fraud relating to a mortgage scheme involving a Schererville-based residential rehabilitation company, federal court records show.
Anneliese Benesh, left, and her friend Erin Wustrack of Omrol, Wis. sit on Benesh's newly purchased custom cowhide couch in Dixon, Ill., that she acquired through her winning bid of $1,375 during an auction of former Dixon comptroller Rita Crundwell's personal belongings. Crundwell pleaded g…
A chandelier made of revolvers, spurs and cowhide shades is seen inside one of the homes owned by former Dixon, Ill., comptroller Rita Crundwell during a tour provided by the U.S. Marshals Service for prospective property buyers and the media. The spoils of Crundwell's looting are on the auc…
HAMMOND | A Crown Point man whose Gary restaurant and mini mart food stamp scheme netted an estimated $1.4 million changed his plea to guilty in federal court Monday afternoon.
HAMMOND | After almost two weeks in custody on federal fraud charges, the father of a local former NFL player sat in civilian clothes signing his pretrial release documents Wednesday morning before being placed on home detention.
HAMMOND | Gary's former community development director entered into a plea agreement Monday for her role in a local real estate fraud scheme.
HAMMOND | The trial of a former Gary reserve officer accused of partaking in a real estate fraud scheme started Monday with the defense claiming he did not know about the ruse.
HAMMOND| A Gary man accused of funneling hundreds of thousands of dollars to himself and others in a wire fraud scheme and failing to report up to $1 million to the IRS entered into a plea agreement Wednesday.
HAMMOND | A second woman accused of partaking in a complex real estate fraud ring has pleaded guilty.
HAMMOND | A Gary woman who applied for loans and bought homes in exchange for kickbacks from an alleged real estate fraud ring entered into a plea agreement Monday with prosecutors.
Men from Crown Point and Gary have been indicted for allegedly receiving Indiana unemployment benefits while holding jobs.
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