Tag: embezzlement

In March 2007, authorities found $205 million dollars in Chinese-Mexican businessman Zhenli Ye Gon's Mexico City home

Mexican Mogul Faces Money Laundering Charges in Texas

McALLEN, Texas — A top Mexican businessman with connections to the highest echelons of power in Mexico remains in federal custody in this border city, where he is facing money laundering charges.

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Texas School Administrator Must Pay Back Embezzled $500,000

A Texas school district administrator, who pleaded guilty to fraud and conspiracy charges, must pay back $500,000 she embezzled. This is part of a sentence where she will also serve 40 months in federal prison for falsifying standardized test scores.

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Rohrabacher Treasurer Arrested for Embezzling $300k

A former campaign committee treasurer who volunteered on Congressman Dana Rohrabacher (R-CA)’s re-election committee was arrested on Tuesday on suspicion that he stole over $200,000 from Rorhrabacher’s campaign chest and embezzled more than $80,000 from a former employer.

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Report: FBI and IRS Investigating Kurt Busch’s Ex-Girlfriend

After ESPN released a May 22 report charging Patricia Driscoll, former girlfriend of NASCAR driver Kurt Busch, with questionable financial practices in her capacity as executive director of the multimillion-dollar Armed Forces Foundation (AFF), the FBI and IRS have decided to investigate her, according to “Outside the Lines.”

Kenneth “Buddy” Barfield, a former campaign manager and political advisor …

Former Dewhurst Advisor Sentenced to More Than 7 Years in Prison

Kenneth “Buddy” Barfield, a former campaign manager and political advisor to former Lieutenant Governor David Dewhurst, will spend more than seven years in federal prison for embezzling nearly $2 million from campaign accounts over a five-year period. The sentence was handed down Friday by a federal judge. Barfield had pleaded guilty in October, 2014.