Theft

April 21, 2019 - 4:42 pm
SOUTHWEST RANCHES, Fla. (AP) — A dog found abandoned in Colorado has been returned to its family, nearly two years after it was stolen in Florida as a puppy. Animal charity organization Wings of Rescue says the German Shepherd named Cedar was covered with snow in a rural Colorado ditch, apparently...
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April 21, 2019 - 11:36 am
EASLEY, S.C. (AP) — Police in South Carolina say two arrests have been made in connection with a robbery at a hospital credit union. Easley police say in a Facebook post that the robbery happened Friday at the Palmetto Credit Union at Prisma Health-Baptist in Easley. A man who told a teller he had...
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April 20, 2019 - 2:57 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — A prominent cancer center in Houston has ousted three of five scientists whom federal authorities identified as being involved in Chinese efforts to steal American research. Peter Pisters, the president of MD Anderson Cancer Center, told the Houston Chronicle that the National...
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April 18, 2019 - 12:19 pm
GRIFFIN, Ga. (AP) — Georgia's judicial watchdog agency has recommended that suspended Superior Court Judge Mack Crawford of the Griffin Judicial Circuit be removed from office for the alleged theft of court funds. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports Thursday's recommendation now goes to the...
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April 13, 2019 - 4:00 am
SALISBURY, N.C. (AP) — Authorities in North Carolina have accused a woman of stealing money from a middle school's band booster club. News outlets report the Rowan County Sheriff's said in a news release that 48-year-old Nanette Morgan Isenhour of Cooleemee is charged with two counts of...
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April 12, 2019 - 6:17 am
WARNER ROBINS, Ga. (AP) — A former police officer of Warner Robins, Georgia, is accused of using his position to steal narcotic painkillers from the department's evidence room after he was diagnosed with cancer. The Telegraph of Macon reports 55-year-old Pratt D. Martin was indicted Tuesday on...
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FILE - In this April 1, 2019 file photo, attorney Michael Avenatti arrives at federal court in Santa Ana, Calif. An indictment filed against Avenatti, Wednesday, April 10, alleges he stole millions of dollars from clients, didn’t pay his taxes, committed bank fraud and lied in bankruptcy proceedings. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
April 11, 2019 - 4:04 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Federal prosecutors painted a picture of attorney Michael Avenatti on Thursday as a scheming operator who stole millions of dollars from clients, cheated on his taxes, lied to investigators and tried to hide money from debtors in bankruptcy proceedings. A 36-count indictment...
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FILE - In this Dec. 15, 2016, file photo, the Yahoo logo appears on a smartphone in Frankfurt, Germany. Nearly 200 million people who had sensitive information snatched from their Yahoo accounts will receive two years of free credit-monitoring services and other potential restitution in a legal settlement valued at $117.5 million. The deal disclosed in documents filed Tuesday, April 9, 2019, revises an earlier agreement struck last October, only to be rejected by U.S. District Court Judge Lucy Koh in San Jose. (AP Photo/Michael Probst, File)
April 10, 2019 - 4:20 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Nearly 200 million people who had sensitive information snatched from their Yahoo accounts will receive two years of free credit-monitoring services and other potential restitution in a legal settlement valued at $117.5 million. The deal revises an earlier agreement struck last...
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April 06, 2019 - 11:12 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — A former congressional staffer has pleaded guilty to five federal offenses that stem from illegally posting online the home addresses and telephone numbers of five Republican senators who backed Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination. The Justice Department says 27-year-old...
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April 05, 2019 - 3:58 pm
BOSTON (AP) — In a story April 4 about universities cutting ties with the Chinese company Huawei, The Associated Press erroneously omitted the first name of the vice chancellor for research at the University of California, Berkeley. His name is Randy Howard Katz, not Howard Katz. A corrected...
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