Embezzlement

A Ryanair passenger who apparently got fed up waiting to get off a plane stands on the wing of a Ryanair plane at Malaga airport, Spain, Monday Jan. 1, 2018, filmed by another passenger. After various delays in the flight from London's Stansted Airport, the passenger, who has not been named, used the emergency exit to climb onto the wing after landing in Spain New Year's Day. (Fernando del Valle Villalobos via AP)
January 06, 2018 - 2:55 pm
FLORIDA MAN CALLS 911 TO REPORT HIMSELF DRUNK DRIVING WINTER HAVEN, Fla. (AP) — Florida authorities are sharing the details of an unusual 911 call on New Year's Eve, from a man who said he wanted to report himself drunk-driving. Polk County Sheriff's officials say the dispatcher kept him talking...
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A Ryanair passenger who apparently got fed up waiting to get off a plane stands on the wing of a Ryanair plane at Malaga airport, Spain, Monday Jan. 1, 2018, filmed by another passenger. After various delays in the flight from London's Stansted Airport, the passenger, who has not been named, used the emergency exit to climb onto the wing after landing in Spain New Year's Day. (Fernando del Valle Villalobos via AP)
January 06, 2018 - 7:01 am
MAN ALLEGES BOBCAT ATTACK; CONDO OWNER SAYS IT WAS HOUSECAT TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A Florida contractor says he was attacked by a bobcat inside a woman's condo, but the animal's owner says her feline is no predator, just a 10-pound domestic longhair kitty named Calli. The contractor, Marcos Hernandez,...
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FILE - In this Nov. 2, 2017, file photo, the sacked Catalan Vice President Oriol Junqueras arrives at the National Court for questioning by a National Court judge investigating possible rebellion charges, in Madrid, Spain. A Spanish court on Thursday Jan. 4, 2018 is reviewing an appeal by Junqueras against his imprisonment as he awaits formal charges over possible rebellion, sedition and embezzlement in the restive region's recent drive for independence from Spain. (AP Photo/Paul White, File)
January 04, 2018 - 8:00 am
MADRID (AP) — The Latest on developments in the restive Spanish region of Catalonia (all times local): 1:55 p.m. Lawyers say that former Catalan Vice President Oriol Junqueras has committed to obey the law, speaking to a panel of judges that are reviewing an appeal against his provisional jailing...
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FILE - In this Nov. 2, 2017, file photo, the sacked Catalan Vice President Oriol Junqueras arrives at the National Court for questioning by a National Court judge investigating possible rebellion charges, in Madrid, Spain. A Spanish court on Thursday Jan. 4, 2018 is reviewing an appeal by Junqueras against his imprisonment as he awaits formal charges over possible rebellion, sedition and embezzlement in the restive region's recent drive for independence from Spain. (AP Photo/Paul White, File)
January 04, 2018 - 5:50 am
MADRID (AP) — The Latest on developments in the restive Spanish region of Catalonia (all times local): 11:40 a.m. A hearing in Madrid to review the provisional jailing of a pro-independence Catalan politician, who hopes to be part of the restive region's next government, has commenced. A police van...
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Tom Puckett
December 18, 2017 - 2:13 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) 52-year-old Justine Smith of Buffalo has been sentenced by State Supreme Court Justice Christopher J. Burns to 2-6 years in prison for embezzling from her employer. In February, Smith pleaded guilty to Grand Larceny in the Second Degree, Falsifying Business Records and Offering a...
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WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman
September 07, 2017 - 11:47 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - In court Thursday morning, former University at Buffalo Vice President Dennis Black admitted to felony embezzlement charges and pledged to pay back the University $320,000 plus another $22,238 to the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance. Black, one of UB's most...
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February 22, 2017 - 6:58 am
GENEVA (AP) — Swiss engineering company ABB says that an executive at its South Korean unit is suspected of leading a "sophisticated criminal scheme" to steal millions of dollars from the company. The scandal could cost it as much as $100 million. The Zurich-based company says in a statement that...
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February 22, 2017 - 4:40 am
GENEVA (AP) — Swiss robotics and engineering company ABB says it has unearthed a "sophisticated criminal scheme" involving alleged embezzlement and misappropriation of funds at its South Korean unit, saying the impact could total $100 million. The Zurich-based company says in a statement that the...
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