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  1. the money game
    The Future of Coinbase Could Be a Lot SmallerThe SEC sued the second crypto exchange in as many days, and there will probably be more coming
  2. sam bankman-fried
    What Secrets Did Caroline Ellison Keep in Her Diary?She was Sam Bankman-Fried’s former girlfriend and employee. Now, prosecutors reportedly have access to her rawest thoughts and feelings.
  3. the money game
    The Fraud Case Does Not Look Good for Charlie JaviceThe 31-year-old fintech CEO was arraigned on Tuesday, blocks away from Donald Trump, charged with allegedly scamming JPMorgan out of $175 million.
  4. crime
    Collision CourseThe car wrecks were staged. The injuries were real. Led by a charismatic rogue, one family bloodied itself to pocket $6 million.
  5. new york state
    New York Lieutenant Governor Benjamin Faces Federal Corruption ProbeFederal prosecutors are investigating if he was involved in campaign-finance fraud, as well as funding he doled out as a state senator in Harlem.
  6. fraud
    18 Former NBA Players Charged in $3.9 Million Health-Care ScamSebastian Telfair, Glen “Big Baby” Davis, and Tony Allen were among those charged with conspiracy to commit health-care fraud.
  7. supreme court
    Supreme Court Reverses Convictions of Bridgegate SchemersThe payback traffic jam that wound up obstructing Chris Christie’s path to the White House was bad, but not a federal crime.
  8. trump taxes
    Newly Uncovered Tax Documents Could Be Trouble for the Trump OrganizationThe documents show the company gave one set of numbers to lenders and another to tax officials.
  9. health care
    Senator Whose Company Defrauded Medicare to Lead GOP’s Health-Care PushTrump’s slapdash effort to own health care reform will be led by Rick Scott, the ex-CEO of a company once fined $1.7 billion for defrauding Medicare.
  10. select all
    Elizabeth Holmes and Theranos Settle With SEC Over Fraud AllegationsThe CEO has been stripped of control and banned for a decade.
  11. Could There Ever Be a ‘Do-Over’ in a Rigged U.S. Presidential Election?A vote crucially affected by, say, foreign interference might be an injury without an obvious Constitutional remedy.
  12. What the Trump U. Case and Trump’s Candidacy Have in CommonThe president-elect has dodged litigation with a $25 million settlement, but the saga illuminates how he sees the working class.
  13. Former Wells Fargo Employees Say They Were Fired for Whistle-blowing“They ruined my life.”
  14. Elizabeth Warren Tell ‘Gutless’ Wells Fargo CEO That He Belongs in JailThe bank’s recently revealed fraud has the senator red-hot.
  15. Wells Fargo Blames Employees for Fraud With Senate Hearing a Week AwayElizabeth Warren is going to be angry.
  16. fraud
    Why It’s Unlikely Anyone Will Go to Jail Over Wells Fargo’s Massive Fraud SchemeThe Department of Justice has established a pattern on this sort of thing.
  17. Trump U Taught Students to Inflate Their IncomeOne seminar script advised students to inflate their incomes by $75,000 in order to secure more credit to invest in foreclosed properties.
  18. This Kickstarter User Embezzled Enough Money to Build a HouseAnother reminder that crowdfunding is not the same as buying a product.
  19. crimes and misdemeanors
    Two City Workers Took $2.1 Million From Government, Police SayOne scheme involved $120,000-worth of Red Bull purchases. 
  20. crimes and misdemeanors
    Retired NYPD and FDNY Faked Mental IllnessTo the tune of $2.5 million.
  21. crimes and misdemeanors
    ‘Virtual Factory’ of Fraud Discovered in LIRR Credit Card Scam“Thousands of dollars of losses on more than 50 accounts.”
  22. crimes and misdemeanors
    Couple Accused in Most Romantic Fraud Case EverThey allegedly stole money to get storybook engaged.
  23. crimes and misdemeanors
    Record $19 Million Health Fraud Still Depressingly TinyCompared to billions in unnecessary care every year.
  24. crimes and misdemeanors
    Jesse Jackson Jr. Pleads Guilty to Squandering Campaign Cash on Elk HeadsAnd Build-A-Bear, and Michael Jackson’s fedora.
  25. crimes and misdemeanors
    Hiram Monserrate Given Two-Year Prison SentenceHis justification did not go over well.
  26. stand clear of the closing doors
    MTA Workers Charged With Fraud Say Frequent Signal Inspections Were UnnecessaryApparently it is possible to be too safe.
  27. crimes and misdemeanors
    Princeton Review Faces Fraud Allegations The company has been accused of ripping off the federal government for millions.
  28. crimes and misdemeanors
    Staten Island Car Service Guilty of Scamming MTA in Access-A-Ride SchemeShameless.
  29. fraud
    Faking Your Child’s Death for Vacation Days Is Bad KarmaA city employee forged a death certificate for her daughter so she could go to Costa Rica.
  30. literally early and often
    Russians Are the Latest to Take Up iPhones in ProtestWe don’t know whether the election was dirtier than previous contests. We do know more people carried iPhones.
  31. taxis
    Conning Cab Driver Faces Fraud ChargesFor scamming more than $12,000 from passengers.