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Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014 12:01 am

Computer tampering case resolved, but questions remain about public grants

 Computer tampering charges have been dropped against a defendant in a bizarre court case involving supposed computer hacking at a defunct Illinois nonprofit. Still, millions of dollars in state...
Thursday, March 15, 2012 06:05 am

Fight against Medicaid abuse reaching critical mass

It’s a crucial time for Illinois in terms of the state budget, but investigators say the state is at a turning point in another respect: fighting Medicaid fraud.Gov. Pat Quinn announced a state ...
Thursday, Oct. 7, 2010 04:03 pm

Buying Roadshow linked to convicted fraudster

A group of traveling gold buyers visited Springfield last week, raising questions about their business practices and associations with a convicted fraudster.A group calling themselves “Estate Bu...
Thursday, Feb. 3, 2011 03:40 pm
A Springfield man who cheated dozens of people out of millions of dollars could face six and a half years in prison, if a federal judge grants prosecutors’ latest request.James U. Dodge pleaded ...
Thursday, Oct. 14, 2010 06:07 pm

Victims demand $160,000 from scheme operator’s son

Victims of Springfield Ponzi scheme operator James U. Dodge are calling for his son, a lawyer for the Illinois Senate Democrats, to pay back the money gained from the scheme that his father spent on h...



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