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Woman Charged with Stealing $410K from Fallen Officer Charity

Lorraine Shanley, 68, was charged by federal prosecutors in New York with bank fraud and aggravated identity theft. She will appear Thursday in court after prosecutors said she was stealing more than 20 percent of donations to the charity Survivors of the Shield between 2010 to 2017 at least.

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Jussie Smollett Indicted on 16 Felony Counts

A grand jury handed down 16 felony indictments against former "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett in the case in which he allegedly staged an attack on himself in late January.

FBI Announces Significant Arrests in Cyber Sting Operation

Operation ‘Wire Wire’ was a coordinated law enforcement effort by the U.S. Department of Justice, U.S. Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Department of the Treasury, and the U.S. Postal Inspection Service.

Video: Phony Interpreter Uses Fake Sign Language at FL Police Press Conference

"She was standing there twisting her hands back and forth. I could tell automatically that interpreters don't do that," said Betti Bonni, a certified deaf interpreter.

Phony Interpreter Uses Fake Sign Language at FL Police Press Conference

As Chief Brian Dugan spoke about the capture of a serial killer suspect, those in the deaf community could tell the interpreter wasn't making any sense. More Here.

Combating Fake Charities

Scammers come out of the woodwork after disasters, and it's our job to stop them.

Calif. Hells Angels Leader Sentenced In Mortgage Fraud Case

The leader of the Santa Rosa, Calif., Hells Angels received a 12-month prison sentence and ordered to pay $130,000 in restitution for his role in a mortgage-fraud scheme.

Washington Detective Unmasks Acid-Attack Hoax

Vancounver (Wash.) Police detectives uncovered the hoax during an interview with Bethany Storro's doctors, who said her injuries were not consistent with the acid-splash attack she initially described.