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Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes will stand trial later this month on charges of defrauding investors and patients of the blood-testing company.
THERANOS FOUNDER ELIZABETH HOLMES FACES TRIAL FOR FRAUD. HERE'S WHAT TO KNOW ABOUT THE CASEELOISE BARRYAUGUST 25, 2021TIME
Tao, a chemical engineer who came to the United States in 2002 and was hired as a tenured professor by the University of Kansas in 2014, was charged two years ago with defrauding the federal government.
KANSAS PROFESSOR SAYS FBI MISLED COURT IN ALLEGING HIDDEN TIES TO CHINESE GOVERNMENTELLEN NAKASHIMAAUGUST 24, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Dominion and voting software firm Smartmatic have also both filed lawsuits against Fox News, alleging the network’s hosts and guests made defamatory remarks and falsely accused the companies of defrauding the election.
‘SHAME ON FOX NEWS!’: MYPILLOW PULLING ADS FROM NETWORK OVER REJECTED ELECTION-FRAUD COMMERCIALJUSTIN BARAGONA, ASAWIN SUEBSAENGJULY 30, 2021THE DAILY BEAST
A suburban Chicago man pleaded guilty early this year to laundering cash from a scheme that defrauded elderly victims.
I SAVED MY SISTER FROM A SOCIAL SECURITY SCAM. LISTEN TO THE ACTUAL CALL.MICHELLE SINGLETARYJULY 9, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The past year has seen an extraordinary surge in activity by those seeking to illicitly obtain pandemic-related government funds and defraud US taxpayers.
A BANKING APP HAS BEEN SUDDENLY CLOSING ACCOUNTS, SOMETIMES NOT RETURNING CUSTOMERS’ MONEYBY CARSON KESSLERJULY 6, 2021PROPUBLICA
Sadiku says this is evidence that Hu intentionally hid his China-affiliated work to defraud NASA.
THE FBI ACCUSED HIM OF SPYING FOR CHINA. IT RUINED HIS LIFE.KAREN HAO, EILEEN GUOJUNE 27, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
Some were charged with attempting to defraud the unemployment insurance system, also without explanation or hearing, the lawsuit says.
UNEMPLOYED WORKERS IN MARYLAND FILE LAWSUIT AGAINST GOV. HOGAN’S DECISION TO END FEDERAL UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITSSTEPHANIE LAI, OVETTA WIGGINSJUNE 24, 2021WASHINGTON POST
McAfee and his accomplices allegedly secured more than $13 million from investors they defrauded, the statement said.
JOHN MCAFEE FOUND DEAD IN CELL AFTER SPANISH COURT APPROVED EXTRADITION TO U.S.PAULINA VILLEGAS, MAX HAUPTMANJUNE 24, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The woman, Danielle Churchill, told the New York Times that she borrowed more than $10,000 from her family to pay what were called associated fees, only to find that she had been defrauded.
MACKENZIE SCOTT GAVE AWAY $6 BILLION LAST YEAR. IT'S NOT AS EASY AS IT SOUNDSBELINDA LUSCOMBEMAY 25, 2021TIME
In 2012, Fairfax County police charged another man, Luis Ramirez, with a similar scheme to defraud immigrants looking for legal representation on immigration issues.
FORMER VA. SENATE CANDIDATE CHARGED WITH FRAUDULENTLY PRACTICING LAWJUSTIN JOUVENALMAY 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
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WORDS RELATED TO DEFRAUD

  • balk
  • deceive
  • defraud
  • fine
  • fleece
  • forfeit
  • penalize
  • punish
  • rook
  • steal
  • swindle
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