CASPER, Wyo. — A Casper mother who allegedly exaggerated her son’s medical condition to collect thousands of dollars from the community pleaded not guilty to felony theft in court Tuesday morning.
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The three remaining defendants in a corruption case on Montana's Crow Indian Reservation are being sentenced today in federal court after pleading guilty to conspiracy, theft and other charges.
A Laurel couple already facing fraud charges and their son this week all denied federal allegations they lied to get student aid money.
A federal judge sentenced a Billings woman to more than two years in prison Thursday for defrauding a bank and investors in a series of schemes that included a false claim her daughter had died of leukemia.
Defendants in a corruption case on a the Crow reservation won't have to repay most of the money they received through a fraudulent billing scheme, federal prosecutors said Friday.
Real-estate developer Tim Blixseth was ordered to pay $41 million to creditors of the luxury Montana resort he helped drive into bankruptcy, by a federal judge who slammed the one-time billionaire for distorting the facts in the case.
A Scobey man has denied federal charges accusing him of acquiring drugs by fraud, forgery and deception.
BUTTE — Officials announced Thursday that a former Butte woman received a sentence of six months in federal prison for obtaining pain killers through fraud.
MISSOULA — A Montana man has pleaded guilty to three federal charges for taking millions of dollars in down payments from customers to build steel buildings and instead using the money for his personal benefit.
A woman serving a federal sentence for fraud on Tuesday received a state sentence on drug convictions.
HELENA — A New Jersey man has been sentenced to 30 months in federal prison and ordered to pay over $326,000 in restitution for running an interstate scrap metal scam through a supposed recycling company registered in Montana.
The Montana Auditor’s Office is reviewing its records after learning that Christa Ann McClure, a former employee, is facing federal fraud and theft charges in connection with her previous work as director of a Billings housing organization.
HELENA — Four of the five remaining defendants accused of defrauding a federally funded program to help troubled Blackfeet Indian youth have reached plea agreements with prosecutors, leaving only a former Oklahoma State University professor to face trial next month.
The former Billings-area director of a federally funded nonprofit housing organization pleaded not guilty Thursday to federal charges that she stole from the program.
HELENA — A judge sentenced a California man Thursday to 30 years in prison and ordered him to repay more than $5.1 million to victims duped into putting their money into nonexistent oil-and-gas projects in Montana and a gold mining scheme in Arizona.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A former hospital administrator who pleaded guilty to defrauding hospitals in Wyoming and Indiana has been sentenced to 10 years in prison.
A Billings car dealer is facing federal fraud charges in connection with financing his business and consigning vehicles for customers.
HELENA — Prosecutors are recommending no prison time for a Blackfeet woman who pleaded guilty to participating in a scheme to defraud and embezzle from a federally funded program for troubled youth on the northwestern Montana Indian reservation.
HELENA — A Colorado woman who operated a tax and insurance business received an 18-month deferred sentence and was fined $3,000 for helping a client avoid paying worker's compensation premiums on a construction project in Montana, the state Department of Justice said.