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Who? Me? Convicted? Really?

I was convicted of a crime in March 2014.  That’s right.  I have been convicted of a crime.  And I’m not talking about a misdemeanor because I participated at an Occupy rally.   618 more words

Financial Crimes

DC Appeals rules Stanford's defrauded investors and not protected by the Securities Investor Protection Corporation (SIPC)

A three judge U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia panel unanimously upholding the District Court decision that Stanford International Bank CD Investors do not meet the definition of “customer” under the Securities Investor Protection Act (SIPA).   2,108 more words

Financial Crimes

FedEx corporation criminally indicted for drug trafficking after 9 year DEA investigation

After a nine-year criminal investigation by the DEA and FDA, on July 17, 2014 the US Attorney for the Northern District of California filed a… 1,407 more words

Money Laundering

BEWARE - Scam Alert

The Financial Crimes Unit at Wichita Falls Police Department has been made aware of another emerging scam in the area.  Multiple financial institutions have fallen victim to cash advance schemes.  142 more words

Financial Crimes

WFPD Summer Safety Tip #4 - Protect Yourself Against ID Theft

An identity thief takes your personal information and uses it without your knowledge. The thief may run up debts or even commit crimes in your name. 621 more words

Community Services

Financial Crimes Unit Investigates Large Scale Social Media Forgery Scheme


In late May of 2014 the Financial Crimes Unit received numerous tips in reference to a social media site advertising blank checks for sale. A posting was found on Craigslist offering the sale of blank checks for $100.00 per check along with instructions of where the checks could be passed without the need for identification. 234 more words

Criminal Investigations Section

CAN YOU ID? UPDATE: This suspect was identified in less than 24 hours. Thank you Wichita Falls!

Police could use your help in identifying the FEMALE in the above photo. Please contact Detective Wiese at (940) 761-7762 with any information.

Can You ID