• New Mexico physician pleads guilty to health care fraud

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A Las Cruces physician whose license has been revoked has pleaded guilty to health care fraud and unlawfully dispensing prescription painkillers.

  • New Jersey man gets prison sentence in New Mexico fraud case

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A New Jersey man has been sentenced to 18 months in federal prison in a New Mexico fraud case involving ATM skimming devices.

  • Former executives of Haslam-owned chain face fraud charges

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The former president of the truck stop chain owned by Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam and Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to participating in a conspiracy to defraud customers.

  • Canada soccer head Montagliani to run for CONCACAF president

    TORONTO (AP) — Canadian Soccer Association president Victor Montagliani says he is running for president of soccer’s governing body for North and Central America and the Caribbean, whose past three presidents have been charged with corruption by U.S. prosecutors.

  • AG: No pattern of fraud found with 10 nonprofit providers

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Ten nonprofits that had provided behavioral health services to needy New Mexicans were cleared Monday of fraud allegations as part of an investigation by the attorney general’s office, but state officials maintain there was still public money that was misspent.

  • Ex-‘Survivor’ contestant charged with possessing child porn

    CLARKSTON, Mich. (AP) — Michigan authorities have charged a former “Survivor” contestant with possessing child pornography and running Ponzi scheme.

  • Anita Barney talks about losing her fortune in a swindle perpetrated by former Ohio State quarterback Art Schlichter, followed by her own role stealing nearly $500,000 from friends on Schlichter's instructions, on Dec. 15, 2015, in Dublin, Ohio. Barney, the widow of an ex-Wendy's CEO, has written a book, "Quarterback Sneak," about her experiences, which included pleading guilty in 2012 to two felony theft charges. (AP Photo/Andrew Welsh-Huggins)

    Woman convicted in ex-quarterback fraud scheme rebuilds life

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Wealthy widow Anita Barney lost nearly her entire fortune to an ex-Ohio State quarterback who defrauded her of hundreds of thousands of dollars to feed a gambling addiction that left him banished from the NFL.

  • Jury finds former Viking Voigt guilty of bank fraud

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Former Minnesota Vikings tight end Stu Voigt has been found guilty of one count of bank fraud.