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Key New York Dem charged with embezzlement and obstructing justice

New York State Senator John L. Sampson (D) turned himself over to authorities on Monday morning after an indictment was unsealed accusing him of embezzling funds from the sales of foreclosed properties and obstructing justice by making false statements to investigators. The indictment against Sampson claims that he embezzled $440,000…

Gangs growing, turning to financial crimes: FBI

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Federal Bureau of Investigation on Friday estimated there are some 1.4 million gang members in the United States and they are turning to white collar crimes as more lucrative enterprises. Gangs like the Bloods and theCrips are engaging in crimes, such as identity theft, counterfeiting, selling stolen goods and even bank, credit…