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Radio Host Arrested
Sports radio personality Craig Carton was sentenced to 3½ years in prison Friday by a longtime fan and listener — the judge — for a ticket reselling scam that ended his broadcast partnership with ex-NFL quarterback Boomer Esiason.
College Admissions Bribery
"Desperate Housewives" star Felicity Huffman and a dozen other prominent parents have agreed to plead guilty in the college admissions bribery scam that ensnared wealthy families and athletic coaches at some of the nation's most selective universities, federal authorities said Monday.
Facebook-Solar Energy Scam
Hundreds of ads on Facebook promised U.S. homeowners that they were eligible for huge state tax breaks if they installed new solar-energy panels. There was just one catch: None of it was true.
Radio Host Arrested
A man who said he was blinded by sports radio personality Craig Carton's fame was sentenced Thursday to nearly two years in prison for his role in a ticket scam.
Money Mules
The email caught the executive at a small company by surprise one morning in 2016. The company's owner, or so he thought, was requesting a money transfer to pay for supplies from a new vendor.
Lowes Stores Scammed
Authorities say a New York man has been sentenced to five years in prison for his role in scamming more than $2.5 million from a national home improvement retailer.
Vacation Home Scam
An upstate New York man has been sentenced to three years in prison and ordered to pay back more than $100,000 he bilked out of people in a vacation home rental scam.

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