Police Warn Scammers Are Opening Fraudulent Unemployment Claims By Using Local People's NamesA local police department says that they have received "many reports" of fraudulent unemployment claims opened up using the identities of local residents.
General Manager Of Security Company Working For Highmark Accused Of FraudDerek Dowiak is being accused of defrauding Highmark for more than $50,000.
KDKA Investigates Uncovers More Questionable Paycheck Protection Program Money In McKeesportThere are calls from Washington, D.C. to prosecute Paycheck Protection Program violators.
Pa. Auditor General Calls For Tighter Control Of Next Round Of COVID-19 Relief Funding After Cases Of FraudSince the beginning of the pandemic, KDKA Investigates has uncovered several types of covid relief fraud.
KDKA Investigation Continues: Braddock PPP Fraud May Be Tip Of IcebergThe small borough of Braddock is at the center of a possible fraud ring.
Braddock Chief Suspects Organized Fraud Ring Operation After KDKA Investigation Into PPP LoansIt’s the talk of the town in Braddock: nearly three dozen residents getting tens of thousands of dollars each in Paycheck Protection loans despite having no visible signs of present or prior employment.
Pennsylvania Officials Recapture Nearly $800 Million In Unemployment Benefits From FraudstersPennsylvania officials recaptured nearly $800 million of unemployment benefits that fraudsters were trying to steal.
Ex-Church Administrator Accused Of Embezzling $1.2M Sentenced In Federal Court On Tax Fraud ChargesA man accused of embezzling more than $1.2 million from a church in Upper St. Clair was sentenced in federal court.
Police Say Beware After Chase Bank Accounts Unknowingly Opened In People's NamesMore people are saying they were unknowingly signed up for Chase Bank accounts.
Pa. Dept. Of Labor & Industry Issues Warning Of New Unemployment Benefits ScamThe. Pa. Department of Labor & Industry is warning the public of a new national unemployment scam aiming to commit fraud against those seeking unemployment benefits.
DHS, ICE Arrest 15 Nonimmigrant Students, Some Located In Pittsburgh, As Part Of Probe Into Alleged FraudThe U.S. Department of Homeland Security and Immigration and Customs Enforcement say they have arrested 15 nonimmigrant students as part of an investigation into alleged fraud.
Ohio Activist Accused Of Embezzling Money Donated For Personal UseAn activist is accused of spending for personal use some $200,000 in donations to what was represented as a Black Lives Matter charity.
20 More Inmates, Accomplices Charged With Allegedly Illegally Obtaining $300K In Pandemic Unemployment BenefitsTwenty more inmates and accomplices have been charged in connection with the alleged statewide scheme to illegally obtain coronavirus unemployment benefits.
Homeless Couple Accused Of Stealing Thousands In Checks From Washington Co. Churches, CemeteriesA homeless couple is facing criminal charges for allegedly stealing thousands of dollars worth of checks in Washington County.
Former West Virginia University Professor Sentenced To 3 Months In Fraud CaseA judge has ordered a former West Virginia University physics professor who admitted committing federal fraud to serve three months in prison.