In testimony this morning before the Senate, Bruce Raynor, President of the Union of Needletrades, Industrial and Textile Employees (UNITE), called Enron executives who bilked
retirees out of billions in life savings the "People's Crooks.
Dowie and Stodder were indicted last year by a federal grand jury on conspiracy and wire fraud charges alleging they bilked
the city Department of Water and Power out of more than $300,000.
For months, California has laid claim to being bilked
out of billions of dollars in overcharges by energy marketers and generators and Californians are one step closer to seeing refunds from the energy profiteers.
An Encino man pleaded guilty to running a recycling scheme straight out of a ``Seinfeld'' episode - one that bilked
California out of $2.
The Federal Trade Commission on Wednesday said it had taken action against a nationwide Internet-based pyramid operation that may have bilked
consumers out of millions of dollars.
Two San Fernando Valley residents and three others were arrested Tuesday on suspicion of running a Medicare scheme that bilked
the federal program for more than $20 million, authorities said.
Tank" Black, the sports agent who allegedly bilked
millions of dollars from New York Giants wide receiver Ike Hilliard and Jacksonville Jaguars running back Fred Taylor, will be going to trial in a Gainesville, Florida federal district court.
District Judge Gary Allen Feess said Dowie could revive his suit if he is acquitted of charges that he bilked
the DWP out of at least $300,000 over a four-year period.
While it has become commonplace to hear about athletes and entertainers being bilked
out of their millions by agents and other investment advisors, at least one advisor continues to earn high marks -- and high returns.