Learn How To Prevent Fraud During National Consumer Protection WeekEducation and awareness is the best line of defense against becoming a victim of fraud, so that's why the Nevada Consumer Affairs is hosting a free Consumer Fraud Prevention Fair in Las Vegas on March 9 at the Las Vegas Clark County Library, 1401 E. Flamingo Road.
LVMPD Lieutenant, Three Others Arrested in Elder Fraud SchemeA veteran Las Vegas Metro police lieutenant and three others were arrested Wednesday on charges the group allegedly bilked an elderly couple out of more than $700,000, according to authorities.
Guilty Plea For Multi State Timeshare ScamThe suspect would solicit owners of unwanted timeshare properties to pay him upfront fees, falsely promising them that he had buyers that would purchase the unwanted timeshares, but there were no buyers, and he didn't return the money.
Vegas Man Nailed In Joint Terrorism Task Force CaseThe suspect knowingly filed a false Nevada Residential Lease Agreement with the Clark County Recorder's Office and knowingly executed a notice of legal action on Clark County property that contained a material misstatement.
Cyber Criminal Gets 14 Years For $50 Million FraudRoman Valeryevich Seleznev, aka Track2, Bulba and Neux, 33, was sentenced to serve 168 months in prison for one count of participation in a racketeering enterprise pursuant to an indictment returned in the District of Nevada.
Report: $6 Million In Ebola Funds Stolen From Red Cross In Fraud Schemethe missing money was uncovered after the Red Cross looked at how the organization spent over $120 million gathered to fight Ebola
Strip Club Owner Gets Jail Time For Evading Millions In TaxesFrederick John Rizzolo, of Las Vegas, the former owner of The Crazy Horse Too, pleaded guilty in June, to attempt to evade and defeat the payment of employment taxes that he owed for 2000 through 2002.
City Seeks Help In Burglary And Credit Card Fraud InvestigationCity of Las Vegas' Deputy City Marshals are asking for the public's help in identifying some alleged bad guys in connection with an ongoing auto burglary and credit card fraud investigation.
Six Defendants Are Facing 32 Felony Fraud CountsThe charges include: offering false document for filing or record, obtaining money or property under false pretenses, burglary, using personal identifying information of another, and mortgage lending fraud.
Two Men Indicted For Mortgage Fraud42 year old Dustin M. Lewis, of Henderson, and 49 year old Brian Sorensen of Las Vegas, were each charged with one count of conspiracy to commit bank fraud and one count of bank fraud.
Laxalt Warns Nevadans of Make-A-Wish ScamA scammer calls and informs the receiver that he or she has won a large reward as part of a sweepstakes sponsored by the Make-A-Wish Foundation.
Las Vegas Man Indicted For Alleged Retirement System ScamThe alleged suspect is accused of obtaining false retirement benefit payments intended for a deceased Nevada Public Employmees Retirement System member.