The verdict came after just two weeks of trial in Manhattan Federal Court, where jurors convicted the 46-year-old Whitehead on charges of wire fraud, attempted extortion, lying to the FBI, and related offenses. Text “RICKEY” to 71007 to join the Rickey Smiley Morning Show mobile club for exclusive news. (Terms and conditions). If sentenced to the maximum, he […]

Brooklyn pastor Lamor Miller-Whitehead allegedly stole retirement savings from a parishioner and extorted a businessman. The post Brooklyn Pastor’s Lavish Lifestyle Takes Center Stage As Fraud Trial Begins appeared first on NewsOne.


Roekeicha Brisby is accused of illegally fixing people's credit through a credit scheme that erased more than $3.3 million in credit debt. The post Hero Or Villain? Alleged $3.3M Scheme That Fixed People’s Bad Credit Leads To Felony Charges appeared first on NewsOne.


All a Black man wanted to do was cash his check after work at a U.S. Bank branch in Columbia Heights, Minnesota. But, the bank teller and manager thought he was a thief trying to pass off a fake check and the cops thought he was too angry to be innocent—but no worries, certainly the […]

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The former players are alleged to have defrauded the NBA's benefits plan out of $3.9 million by making fake claims for medical and dental expenses.

Florida has proven itself to be one of the craziest places in the country for plenty of reasons, so just add this one to the list.

What glitters isn’t always gold, especially when it comes to social media.

A West Virginia woman who pleaded guilty earlier this week to defrauding the Federal Emergency Management Agency is the same woman who was fired from a WV county development agency three years ago after making a racist Facebook post about then-First Lady Michelle Obama.


If found guilty, the 41-year-old could face 15 years in prison.