By Ashley Lutz
Retailers are keeping track of employees suspected of stealing in databases that could keep them from ever working in the industry again.
These databases are used my major retailers including Family Dollar, Target, and CVS, report Stephanie Clifford and Jessica Silver-Greenberg at The New York... Read More »
A 91-year-old woman who pleaded guilty Thursday to stealing $201,000 from the south Alabama town where she was mayor for three decades paid hush money in a bid to keep her crimes secret, documents showed.
Prosecutors said River Falls Mayor Mary Ella Hixon pleaded guilty to theft and resigned. In exchange,... Read More »
As a champion horse breeder, Rita Crundwell was a familiar face in Dixon, Ill., a sleepy town of 15,000 where Crundwell also worked, managing the town's finances for about 30 years.
But on Tuesday, federal authorities arrested the 58-year-old civil servant, accusing her of stealing $30 million in taxpayer... Read More »
There are a lot of reasons to become a dentist. You make $150,000 a year, without having to be a nerd for six years at medical school. You get an unlimited supply of laughing gas. And you can collect a celebrity roster of clients, stockpile their pulled teeth, and make your real fortune by selling them on... Read More »
A veteran employee at Asda, a Walmart subsidiary in Great Britain, had a neat trick: She would artificially inflate the value of customer's vouchers -- sometimes even double them -- and pocket the difference. When police finally raided her home, they found almost 80,000 pounds in vouchers (the equivalent of... Read More »
With stories of strip-searched grandmas and spontaneous molestations, some members of Congress set out to curb the powers of the Transportation Security Administration officer. And on Tuesday, their case gained credence once again, when two TSA officers were sentenced to six months in jail for thieving $40,000... Read More »