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Case Summary: 

Gilbert G. Lundstrom of Lincoln, Nebraska, USA is 74 years old. He's been sentenced to 11 years in jail for his part in a scheme to hide more than USD100 million in losses from shareholders and investors in TierOne bank. He's also been fined USD1.2 million.

Corporate fraud
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A 46 year old lawyer from Newport Beach, California, defrauded his clients of USD8 million. He has been sentenced to just over five years in jail.

Ponzi / Pyramid fraud
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An office manager with a distributor of retail goods has been convicted of embezzling more than USD300,000 from her employer. Her methods were simple and her cover-up classic.

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On 4th January 2016, Hovik Simitian, 48, of Los Angeles, pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit healthcare fraud. His actions were in concert with others and were examples of a long-running type of fraud that has long afflicted the healthcare system.

Healthcare / Medicare fraud
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Mark Anthony McGovern (49) was convicted of tax evasion in 2008 but before he was sentenced he told the Judge he was unprepared to go to jail, that he found the idea upsetting and frightening.

So he ran away.

Tax fraud / evasion

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For almost four years, nearly every day was a good day at the office for Nicholas Cosmo. Until someone noticed he wasn't authorised to conduct the trades that made the money.

Securities fraud