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Augusta man pleads guilty in income tax fraud scheme

...members of the conspiracy. Between March 2011 and August 2012 Ware deposited the checks and withdrew cash from two bank accounts. According to the indictment, Ware deposited six refund checks valued at $27,368.A sentencing date has not been...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-11-16/augusta-man-pleads-gui
Former director of Youth Challenge Academy at Fort Gordon indicted on RICO charge involving nearly $70,000.

...states that on Dec. 7, 2009, Dukes opened a second bank account under the academy's name at Wachovia Bank, now Wells...Dukes is accused of diverting funds into the Wells Fargo bank account and using the money for herself.Between Feb. 11...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-11-03/former-director-youth-
'One man, one bird'

...you do when you cash a check. Or buy alcohol. Or enter a federal building. Or sign a lease agreement. Or open a bank account. Or apply for a job. Or board a plane. Or rent a car. Or donate blood.Can someone remind us, again, why you...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-10-29/one-man-one-bird
On The Money: What to know before taking an online loan to pay off debt

...cash is usually deposited into a bank account in a few days. Payments are taken...you'll receive $9,500 in your bank account.Watch out for other potential...instead of automatically through your bank account. Fees are listed on each company's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-10-23/money-what-know-taking-onl
Prosecutors seek 2 years in prison for ex-Georgia lawmaker

...Humanities.Brooks became president of the Georgia Asso ciation of Black Elected Officials in 1994. He created a new bank account in the organization's name and didn't tell the board, prosecutors wrote. He deposited hundreds of thousands of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-10-23/prosecutors-seek-2-yea
Ex-coroner gets 3-year sentence for theft

...consisted of making 33 withdraws from a dead man's bank account. Tuten may be the latest in a string of public officials...however, disagreed. Tuten raided the victim's bank account 33 times. He took advantage of the living and the dead...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-09-15/ex-coroner-gets-3-year
South Carolina's Revenue agency improving its programs to collect debt owed agencies

...other program is more extensive, with recovery methods that include garnishing people's wages and seizing money from bank accounts.Participating agencies had been able to send Revenue a list for collection just once a year. That's increased...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-09-12/south-carolinas-revenue-agency-impr
Scuttlebiz: My sensor of baloney has saved me again

...Southern accent.I also know that this is a common phone scam from thieves trying to pry personal information to empty my bank account at a time convenient to them.I asked her to slow down and repeat what she just said. So ... my name and phone...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-08-22/my-sensor-baloney-has-save
SC team bookkeeper accused in theft

...says an officer was told Aug. 11 that the bookkeeper had opened an unauthorized debit card on one of the team's bank accounts. The person took about $100,000 between 2011 and 2015.The police report says the person has been fired.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-08-19/sc-team-bookkeeper-acc
Woman sentenced to 5 years probation, restitution fees for bank fraud in theft of grandmother's money

...herself to more than $58,000 from her great-aunt's bank account without permission was sentenced to five years on probation...bank fraud for raiding her elderly great-aunt's bank account while in school in Atlanta. Childs had been given permission...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-10-20/familys-belief-redempt