Fraud

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Survey: Massachusetts Residents Should Be More Aware Of Finances

The Office of Consumer Affairs’ survey found many don’t do enough to protect their finances.

07/25/2012

Badboyclientlist.com claims to expose men who mistreat escorts.

Local Men Accused Of Mistreating Escorts Say It’s A Scam

The website posts personal information about the men. Then they are contacted by a supposed attorney who says they can pay $4,000 to get their names taken off.

06/13/2012

Frank Basile has won more than $300,000 in the Mass. Lottery

Mass. Lottery Winners Accused Of Welfare Fraud

Investigators say at least two big time lottery winners are bilking the state out of thousands in public benefits.

05/31/2012

Wilfredo Laboy

Former Lawrence School Supt. Sentenced To Jail Time

The former superintendent of the Lawrence school system has been sentenced to 90 days in jail after his conviction for using school resources for his own gain.

03/23/2012

Wilfredo Laboy

Former Lawrence Superintendent Convicted Of Fraud, Embezzlement

Prosecutors said LaBoy used his office for his own personal gain and took a kickback from a contractor working with the system.

03/22/2012

Counting, Savings, allowance

National Consumer Protection Week: Selling Online

Thinking of selling your car or some other valuable item through a classified ad or online?

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–03/09/2012

Nancy Parker is accused of staging an attempted shooting in order to collect worker's compensation.

DA: Former T Driver Faked Bus Shooting To Get Worker’s Comp.

A former MBTA bus driver is accused of faking an attempted shooting on board the MBTA bus she was driving, then collecting worker’s compensation in its aftermath.

01/27/2012

Adam Wheeler is accused of fabricating a perfect record of academic achievement to get into Harvard.

Prison For Delaware Man Who Faked His Way Into Harvard

Delaware man who faked his way into Harvard has been sentenced to a year in prison for violating his probation by putting the university on his resume.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–12/24/2011

Ace Wholesale in Lynn was raided as part of an EBT card scam investigation.

EBT Card Scam Shut Down In Lynn

According to prosecutors, some Lynn stores did over half a million dollars in EBT fraud during the last 18 months alone.

12/13/2011

Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick (credit: AP)

Gov. Patrick Signs Pension Reform Bill

Gov. Deval Patrick has signed into law an overhaul of the pension system for public employees.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–11/19/2011

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