3 Top White Collar Crime Scandal Reports

Posted by Chris Morales on Wed, Jan 09, 2013 @ 03:45 PM

New York, NY

Melissa King, former administrator of the Sandhogs' Union employee benefit funds, was sentenced to six years in prison for embezzling approximately $40 million from the employee benefits funds she administered.

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Auditor Negligence, Fraud, & Details about Cyber-Forensics

Posted by Chris Morales on Mon, Jan 07, 2013 @ 01:00 PM

Why do auditors often fail to catch fraud?

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Auditors Accused of Negligence in Embezzlement Case

Posted by Chris Morales on Tue, Jun 12, 2012 @ 09:13 AM

When Rita Crundwell, former comptroller of the City of Dixon, was charged with embezzling over $53 million from the treasury in the small town in north west Illinois, the city was shocked. Now, it has decided to take action against city auditors for not noticing that millions were missing from its coffers. 

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Thomas Langenbach Arrested for Embezzlement

Posted by Chris Morales on Thu, May 31, 2012 @ 01:07 PM

Thomas Langenbach, a tech executive from Silicon Valley, has been accused of stealing Lego bricks from Bay Area's Target stores. He was arrested for embezzling Legos worth thousands. According to authorities, he placed fake bar codes on several Lego sets, which he purchased for a discounted price. For instance, after swapping the tags, he purchased a $279 Millennium Falcon Lego box for under $50. When the sets were billed, only Lagenbach's bar codes, which covered the original bar codes, were picked. After purchasing these sets, he sold them online for big profits. He made close to $30,000 in profits on selling 2,100 sets on eBay.

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Former City Employee Arrested for Embezzlement of Over $25,000

Posted by Chris Morales on Sat, May 19, 2012 @ 09:25 PM

A former city employee at Long Beach allegedly embezzled over $250,000 from the Animal Care Services Bureau. According to a spokeswoman for the county district attorney in Los Angeles, the accused, Jongluck Mutrais was arrested on nine counts, all of which were felony charges that included misappropriation of public funds. The other 8 charges were for - filing incorrect income tax returns, embezzling when serving as public officer and altering an account.

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Former Lehman Brothers Holdings' MD Accused of Forgery

Posted by Chris Morales on Fri, May 18, 2012 @ 09:18 PM

Former Managing Director at Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc, Bradley H Jack, is discussing with prosecutors the likelihood of a plea bargain on a forgery charge. On March 21, the accused pleaded not guilty and has since then been on bail. He was presented at the Norwalk Superior Court, before Judge Maureen Dennis, who set the date for the pre-trial hearing for June 19.

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