The Delaware Harness Racing Commission (Commission) hired Donald Harmon to

The Delaware Harness Racing Commission (Commission) hired Donald Harmon to be the Presiding Judge of harness racing (charged with enforcing racetrack rules). After years on the job, Harmon was arreste...

Douglas Kent was the Consul General of the United States in Vladivostok

Douglas Kent was the Consul General of the United States in Vladivostok, Russia. One evening, he drove from his office to a gym and then home. On the way home, he was involved in an accident that left...

From about 8 P.M. until 2 A.M

From about 8 P.M. until 2 A.M. the next day, Evans and several coworkers scoured the children’s playground at a McDonald’s restaurant. This special cleaning prepared the restaurant for inspection as p...

Staff Sergeant William E. Dreyer was a recruiter for the United

Staff Sergeant William E. Dreyer was a recruiter for the United States Marine Corps. Driving to work one morning at 6:40 AM, in a government owned car, he struck and killed 12-year-old Justin Zankel....

The orchestra in Lancaster, Pennsylvania hired musicians to play about four

The orchestra in Lancaster, Pennsylvania hired musicians to play about four classical music concerts each year. These musicians could choose to play in however many concerts they wished. They then sig...

Alexandre Van Damme was eager to buy a painting by the artist

Alexandre Van Damme was eager to buy a painting by the artist Gerhard Richter. Nahum Gelber was willing to sell his Richter entitled “A.B. Diffus”. Van Damme hired Christophe Van De Weghe to inspect t...

File this case under: What parents will do for their children

File this case under: What parents will do for their children (whether or not they should). Wachovia Bank loaned Daniel Manley $420,000 and, in return, he gave the bank a promissory note in that amoun...

Adrenetti Collins was a secretary who worked in the PGA office.

Adrenetti Collins was a secretary who worked in the PGA office. During a four-month period, she forged 18 PGA checks totaling $22,699.81. To avoid detection, she intercepted two of the bank statements...

During the time that Carol Young worked as an assistant to Brian

During the time that Carol Young worked as an assistant to Brian P. Burns, her salary never exceeded $75,000 a year. But during this period, she opened several credit card accounts with Neiman Marcus...

MediaEdge wrote a check for $133,026 on its account

MediaEdge wrote a check for $133,026 on its account at Wachovia, payable to CMP Media. Before CMP received the check, someone changed the name of the payee to Sunjin Choi Choi, and deposited the alter...