• Vatican Jul 3

    Vatican Indicts 10, Including a Cardinal, in London Deal

    A Vatican judge has indicted 10 people, including a cardinal, on charges including extortion, abuse of office and fraud in connection with the Secretariat of State’s 350 million-euro investment in a London real estate venture

  • nonprofit Jun 28

    Woman Gets 6 Years in Prison for Embezzling From Nonprofits

    A Massachusetts woman who embezzled about $1.4 million from two nonprofits where she worked has been sentenced to six years in federal prison, prosecutors said. In addition, Nicole Lescarbeau was also sentenced last week to five years of probation and ordered to pay restitution, according to the U.S. attorney’s office in Boston. Lescarbeau, 53, of Canton, bilked more than $1.3…

  • Boston Jun 2

    2 Plead Guilty in Boston Police Overtime Fraud Scheme

    One current and one former Boston police officer have pleaded guilty to charges connected to an investigation into overtime fraud at the department’s evidence warehouse. Federal prosecutors say Officer Michael Murphy pleaded guilty on Tuesday to conspiracy to commit theft concerning programs receiving federal funds and embezzlement from an agency receiving federal funds. Prosecutors say Murphy collected more than $16,000…

  • crime Apr 14

    Alden Shoe Company Exec. to Plead Guilty to Embezzling $30M Over 8 Years

    A former top executive at a Massachusetts-based shoe manufacturer has agreed to plead guilty to embezzling $30 million from the company, federal prosecutors said Wednesday.

  • corruption charges Dec 11, 2020

    2 Former Mass. State Troopers Facing Federal Corruption Charges

    Two former Massachusetts State Police troopers were arrested Friay by federal authorites for allegedly collecting thousands of dollars in overtime pay for hours not worked and destroying evidence in a scheme dating back to 2015.

  • Boston police Sep 2, 2020

    READ THE INDICTMENT: Boston Cops Arrested for Embezzling OT Funds

    Nine current and retired Boston police officers have been charged in connection with committing over $200,000 in overtime fraud at the Boston Police Department’s evidence warehouse, federal prosecutors said Wednesday. The U.S. Attorney’s Office said the officers collectively embezzled over $200,000 in overtime pay between May of 2016 and February of 2019. They are all scheduled to make initial court…

  • Embezzlement Jan 12, 2020

    Former Boxing Promoter Seeks Retrial in $1M Sports Embezzlement Case

    A former boxing promoter, ex-college basketball coach and founder of a Rhode Island-based sport institute who was convicted of embezzlement is asking the state supreme court to reverse his conviction and order a new trial. A jury found 71-year-old Daniel Doyle Jr., the founder of the Institute for International Sport, guilty of 18 counts, including embezzlement, forgery, filing false documents…

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