An Anderson Community Schools bookkeeper has been charged by federal prosecutors with wire fraud and falsifying income tax returns based on allegations that she issued more than 300 checks to herself totaling almost $1 million over a five-year period.
A teenage human trafficking victim who was initially charged with first-degree murder after she stabbed her accused rapist to death was sentenced Tuesday to five years of closely supervised probation and ordered to pay $150,000 restitution to the man’s family.
A convicted sex offender’s perceived legal strategy for avoiding a six-figure restitution judgment backfired when the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals determined he had waived the issue because he did not raise his arguments at sentencing.
A prisoner seeking to remedy the reimposition of his original restitution order, which excluded hundreds of dollars he had already paid towards it, was denied his request on Monday after the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals concluded he would receive credit for the amount one way or another.
An Indiana tire store manager who defrauded his company out of hundreds of thousands of dollars has been granted some financial relief but will not get the new trial he’d hoped for.
A 39-year-old Carmel man was sentenced to two years in federal prison Tuesday for defrauding the Indianapolis-based advertising and public relations agency where he worked out of more than $700,000.
A former Cummins Inc. employee has been sentenced to more than five years in federal prison for stealing more than $4.8 million from his employer over a nine-year period.
The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana will need to recalculate the restitution owed by an Indiana woman who was convicted of stealing thousands of dollars by creating fake credit cards after the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals vacated its remanded order for a second time.
A Westfield man accused of operating a years-long scheme to defraud hundreds of thousands of dollars from the ophthalmology practice where he worked has been sentenced to 30 months in prison, federal authorities announced Thursday.
A Brownsburg man waived his right to appeal a restitution order after he signed a plea agreement leaving all terms of his sentence to the trial court’s discretion, the Indiana Court of Appeals has affirmed.
A judge has ordered the government to take money from the prison account of a former Michigan sports doctor who owes about $58,000 to victims of his child pornography crimes. Larry Nassar has received about $13,000 in deposits since 2018, including $2,000 in federal stimulus checks, but has paid only $300 toward court-ordered financial penalties and nothing to his victims, prosecutors said.
A federal judge has sentenced a Westfield businessman to five years in prison in connection with a Ponzi-style scheme in which he induced 100 individuals to sink more than $11 million into his companies.
U.S. prosecutors asked a judge Wednesday to order the Federal Bureau of Prisons to transfer all money in Larry Nassar’s prison account — about $2,000 — to help provide restitution to five victims as part of his 60-year child porn sentence.
A man convicted in a series of armed robberies failed to convince the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals that he and his co-conspirators used a fake gun that should undermine his firearms convictions. But the appellate court did vacate part of the man’s restitution order.
Man convicted of child porn not entitled to relief over criminal procedure rule, restitution dispute
A debate over a federal criminal procedure rule and a restitution order did not sway a 7th Circuit Court of Appeals panel, which upheld a man’s conviction and sentence for child pornography.
A unanimous Supreme Court on Thursday cut back the Federal Trade Commission’s authority to recover ill-gotten gains, overturning a nearly $1.3 billion award against a professional race car driver who was convicted of cheating consumers through his payday loan businesses.
A man who was denied a petition to expunge his criminal record had the pendulum swing in his favor on Tuesday after an appellate panel reversed to grant his expungement request.
A northwestern Indiana county is seeking repayment of more than $30,000 from a private transport company for a manhunt police mounted after a fugitive escaped while being extradited from Texas.
A former Schererville personal injury and medical malpractice attorney who pleaded guilty to tax evasion has been sentenced to two years in federal prison. The attorney, who was suspended from the practice of law last year, also was ordered to make restitution of more than $1.7 million.
Hoosiers eligible to receive restitution as a result of a 2017 Equifax data breach that exposed the Social Security numbers and other private information of millions of people should quickly file their claims, according to the Indiana Attorney General’s office.