Fri., May 17, 2013 6:37am
A federal grand jury has indicted state Rep. Tyrone Brooks over allegations claiming he misappropriated more than $1 million in charitable funds. Brooks, a Democrat from Atlanta, was charged Thursday with 30 counts of mail fraud, wire fraud and false tax returns.
Fri., March 15, 2013 12:47pm
A state audit has found several cases of potential fraud and abuse in a $210 million-a-year program designed to help low-income parents cover their costs for child care.
Mon., December 24, 2012 4:52pm
Almost a month after Atlanta's Woodruff Arts Center announced internal fraud investigations, no arrest has been made, and one prominent customer of the non-profit center is getting frustrated with the pace of the response.
Tue., November 27, 2012 3:09pm
The Woodruff Arts Center in Atlanta went public Tuesday with its discovery that a former employee stole $1,438,000 million from the organization over five years.
Mon., July 16, 2012 6:00am
Georgia had about 50 percent more mortgage fraud over the last five years than it should based on the number of new home loans in that time. A new report from LexisNexis finds the amount of fraud in the Peach State might be decreasing, however.
Tue., July 5, 2011 4:58pm
Georgia is cracking down on unemployment fraud. Nationwide, it's a problem that tallies up a bill worth $17 billion annually. Federal labor officials say a big chunk of that fraud comes from people who drew benefits checks even after finding a new job. And some other workers never eligible to get checks - got payments.
Mon., September 27, 2010 9:23am
Atlanta's public schools are under investigation to determine if fraud was committed by boosting scores on standardized tests.
Mon., April 19, 2010 4:22pm
The Rome couple ran nursing homes in Brunswick and Rome.
Tue., July 28, 2009 2:02pm
Administration officials with the Georgia Department of Transportaion purpo
Fri., July 10, 2009 6:36am
Gov. Perdue says change will help protect Georgian's identities.