06/30/2011 - Nathan had a credit history that went back for 10 years, several credit cards, and a foreclosed home on record. But Nathan was only 14 years old, and his credit history was established by someone who had stolen his Social Security number.
06/30/2011 - A federal appeals court has upheld the fraud conviction of former Enron executive Jeffrey Skilling. The court heard Skilling’s appeal after the U.S. Supreme Court narrowed the “honest services” provision of the federal fraud statute. Read how the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit upheld the conviction, ruling that even if the convictions related to the honest services provision were thrown out, sufficient evidence remained to prove that Skilling had conspired with others to manipulate Enron’s earnings and conceal its losses.
06/07/2011 - Bank robberies and related crimes were down in the first quarter of 2011, continuing a downward trend found in the comparable quarter of 2010 and 2009 as well, according to the latest FBI report on bank crimes statistics.