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Exclusive: Facebook and Google Were Victims of $100M Payment ScamNICE Actimize Recognized as a “Most Promising Cloud Banking Solution Provider for 2017” by Banking CIO OutlookNICE Actimize Recognized as a “Most Promising Cloud Banking Solution Provider for 2017” by Banking CIO OutlookPolice: Woman believed to be on drugs, armed with knife arrested at Metro stationCouple's student loan scam swindled $200K from College of DuPageVa. woman, 19, arrested for in-person fight following social media altercation, police sayMan charged with fatally stabbing his father in DCMorris County Prosecutor's Office Promotes SixIdentity thieves who plundered mail in Arapahoe County sentencedJudge Jessica Arong O'Brien wants speedy trial on fraud chargesHigh-profile, long-awaited Brown corruption trial beginsAmericans deserve the Financial CHOICE ActLocal building contractor gets prison term for fraud schemeMorris County Prosecutor's Office promotes sixNew App Alerts You When You're Near White Collar Criminals

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Police nab Syrian wanted in fraud, financial crimes - ARAB TIMES
Arab Times Kuwait English DailyMarch 28, 2017

KUWAIT CITY, March 28: Police have arrested a Syrian who was wanted by law in connection with fraud and financial crimes worth KD 100,000, reports Al-Anba ...more »

Lloyds to pay £100m fraud compensation
BBC NewsApril 7, 2017

LLoyds has announced that it is setting aside a further £100m to compensate customers who lost money in a fraud scandal. Six people, two of whom had worked for Halifax Bank of Scotland (HBOS) - owned by Lloyds - were jailed in February. The court heard ...more »

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Exclusive: Facebook and Google Were Victims of $100M Payment Scam
FortuneApril 27, 2017

A spokesperson for the U.S. Attorney's office in Manhattan confirmed Rimasauskas is in custody in Lithuania, but did not offer more details about the crime, or why the office chose not to identify the firms. Law enforcement sources say the ... that had ...more »

NICE Actimize Recognized as a “Most Promising Cloud Banking Solution Provider for 2017” by Banking CIO Outlook
Yahoo FinanceApril 27, 2017

NICE Actimize, a NICE (NICE) business and the largest and broadest provider of financial crime, risk and compliance software for the financial services industry, has been recognized in Banking CIO Outlook Magazine's 2017 list of the “Top 10 Most ...more »

NICE Actimize Recognized as a “Most Promising Cloud Banking Solution Provider for 2017” by Banking CIO Outlook
Business Wire (press release)April 27, 2017

“By leveraging its experience in financial crime solutions gained from more than a decade of providing anti-money laundering and fraud solutions to the world's largest banks, NICE Actimize created cloud-based versions of those solutions built on the ...more »

Police: Woman believed to be on drugs, armed with knife arrested at Metro station
WJLAApril 27, 2017

Detectives with Montgomery County's financial crime section and the fraud investigation unit are in the very early stages of their probe, police say. Investigators will likely subpoena bank records, conduct interviews with PTA members, examine ...more »

Couple's student loan scam swindled $200K from College of DuPage
Chicago Sun-TimesApril 26, 2017

Prosecutors: Roselle couple stole more than $200000 from College of DuPage through complicated scam involving student loans and identity theft.more »

Va. woman, 19, arrested for in-person fight following social media altercation, police say
WJLAApril 26, 2017

Detectives with Montgomery County's financial crime section and the fraud investigation unit are in the very early stages of their probe, police say. Investigators will likely subpoena bank records, conduct interviews with PTA members, examine ...more »

Man charged with fatally stabbing his father in DC
WJLAApril 26, 2017

Detectives with Montgomery County's financial crime section and the fraud investigation unit are in the very early stages of their probe, police say. Investigators will likely subpoena bank records, conduct interviews with PTA members, examine ...more »

Morris County Prosecutor's Office Promotes Six
TAPinto.netApril 26, 2017

Lieutenant Kimker will supervise the Professional Standards, Financial Crimes, Insurance Fraud, Bias and Arson/Environmental Crimes Units in the Specialized Crimes Division. Detective Supervisor Anne-Marie Truppo will be promoted to Sergeant. Truppo ...more »

Identity thieves who plundered mail in Arapahoe County sentenced
The Denver PostApril 26, 2017

District Attorney George Brauchler said the more lenient sentence for Arthur demonstrates a need to modernize identity theft and financial crime statutes to reflect the damage they cause. ... “Check fraud is different from credit card fraud … You don ...more »

Judge Jessica Arong O'Brien wants speedy trial on fraud charges
Chicago Sun-TimesApril 26, 2017

O'Brien, 49, has been charged with one count of mail fraud affecting a financial institution, and one count of bank fraud. Her alleged crimes occurred before O'Brien was elected the first female Filipino-American judge in the Circuit Court of Cook ...more »

High-profile, long-awaited Brown corruption trial begins
First Coast NewsApril 26, 2017

The 12-term congresswoman is facing 22 charges: with participating in a conspiracy to commit mail and wire fraud, multiple counts of mail and wire fraud, concealing material facts on required financial disclosure forms, theft of government property ...more »

Americans deserve the Financial CHOICE Act
Washington ExaminerApril 26, 2017

The Financial CHOICE Act will also allow us to impose the toughest penalties onto Wall Street executives who engage in fraud, deception and self-dealing. Unlike before, executives who commit financial crimes will be held accountable, rather than ...more »

Local building contractor gets prison term for fraud scheme
Poughkeepsie JournalApril 25, 2017

The Wappingers Falls building contractor who admitted that he was involved in an ongoing scheme to defraud homeowners and business owners in Dutchess, Orange and Sullivan counties has been sentenced to prison. Fortunato “Ken” Febus, 51, pleaded ...more »

Morris County Prosecutor's Office promotes six
Parsippany FocusApril 25, 2017

Lieutenant Kimker will supervise the Professional Standards, Financial Crimes, Insurance Fraud, Bias and Arson/Environmental Crimes Units in the Specialized Crimes Division. Detective Supervisor Anne-Marie Truppo will be promoted to Sergeant. Truppo ...more »

New App Alerts You When You're Near White Collar Criminals
VocativApril 25, 2017

The resulting app, White Collar Crime Risk Zones, is meant to cheekily highlight the extreme disparity between the sweeping police crackdowns regularly suffered by poor communities and the comparatively nonexistent punishment of financial crimes ...more »

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