SEC: 'King Perry' used Ponzi cash to live like royalty

The fraudster called himself "King Perry," and for a while he lived like royalty. Perry Santillo masterminded a long-running investment scam that collected more than $115 million fro...

228 Taiwanese defrauded out of NT$30 million after Booking.com data leaks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Due to Booking.com's ongoing data breaches, 228 Taiwanese have been defrauded out of NT$30 million over the first nine months of this year. The Criminal Investigati...

Cousin of Chinese spouse bilks Taiwan National Health Insurance out of record NT$900,000

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan taxpayers were cheated out of a record NT$900,000 after a Chinese spouse lent her cousin her National Health Insurance (NHI) card to cover cancer treatment bills, announ...

Fraudster who fabricated abuse by UK elite sentenced

LONDON (AP) — A man who falsely claimed he was abused by a murderous pedophile ring at the heart of the British government has been sentenced to 18 years in prison in the north of England. ...

Two policemen slashed, fraudster shot twice in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After slashing two police officers in Taipei City on Sunday (July 14), a fraud suspect was shot twice as he tried to flee the scene. While patrolling the intersection of Jug...

Fraudster who used ice cream to lure seniors is sentenced

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey man who defrauded Medicare by using the promise of ice cream to lure senior citizens into genetic testing was sentenced Friday to more than four years in prison. ...

'Grand Theft Europe' — tax fraudsters reportedly stealing millions from governments

A new report published on Tuesday revealed a €50 billion ($56 billion) tax fraud scheme that has been gathering steam in Europe for years — and Germany is both the biggest victim and enable...

'Grand Theft Europe' - reports tax fraudsters stealing millions from governments

A new report published on Tuesday revealed a €50 billion ($56 million) tax fraud scheme that has been gathering steam in Europe for years – and Germany is both the biggest victim and enable...

The Latest: Trump's ex-lawyer leaves for prison

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on Trump's ex-lawyer and fixer Michael Cohen leaving to start his prison sentence (all times local): 10:10 a.m. President Donald Trump's ...

Michael Cohen heads to prison in Trump hush-money scheme

NEW YORK (AP) — Michael Cohen, the former lawyer, media attack dog and all-around fixer for President Donald Trump, is scheduled to begin serving a three-year prison sentence Monday for crimes includi...

Cohen's prison reality: 'The Situation' and Shabbat services

NEW YORK (AP) — "The Situation" and the Fyre Festival fraudster are already there. President Donald Trump's former lawyer and fixer, Michael Cohen, is up next. It's not reality TV. I...

Banker: German fraudster spoke 'language' of banking world

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York banker says the alleged German fraudster Anna Sorokin seemed to "speak the language" of the financial world during her attempt to obtain a multimillion-dollar loan. ...

The Latest: Lawyer: Fake heiress didn't mean to commit crime

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the fraud trial of a woman accused of passing herself off as a wealthy heiress (all times local): 1:15 p.m. The lawyer for a woman who...

Heiress hoax scores woman celebrity treatment, and charges

NEW YORK (AP) — Anna Sorokin traveled in celebrity circles and tossed $100 tips — all the more reason to believe she was the German heiress she said she was. But behind the jet-set lifestyle and pricy...

'He said, he said' - Who can you trust in Cohen-Trump saga?

NEW YORK (AP) — It's a "he said, he said" where the "he" -- no matter who he is -- has a credibility problem. The latest White House legal drama — whether or not the president's form...