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Ex-Insurance Agent Indicted on Mail Fraud Counts

A former Marshalltown, Iowa, insurance agent has been indicted on federal mail fraud charges after being accused of defrauding customers for nearly a decade. The Marshalltown Times-Republican reports that 65-year-old William Arthur Thiede was charged with five counts of mail …

Prison Guard Catches Idaho Inmate’s Alleged Mail Fraud

It’s clear that Mark Brown is a smart guy, maybe even borderline brilliant. But what’s astounding is the way prosecutors say he apparently pulled off a major, years long financial fraud, taking in big corporations, courts and attorneys across the …

Woman Sentenced to 171/2 Years for Southern Illinois Fraud

A southern Illinois insurance agent and securities broker was sentenced to 171/2 years in prison after pleading guilty to an investment scheme that prosecutors said swindled roughly $6 million from dozens of mostly elderly clients. Victoria McGee-Harris, 59, of St. …

Nebraska Claims Examiner Pleads Guilty to Mail Fraud

An Omaha man has pleaded guilty to mail fraud while he was working as a claims examiner for an insurance company. The U.S. attorney’s office says Monday that William Bouda faces up to 20 years in prison when he’s sentenced …