SPRINGFIELD -- Fifteen people form the area have recently been indicted on Medicaid fraud.
ILLINOIS -- State Attorney General Lisa Madigan says an email scam is using her office's name to fraudulently get money from victims.
CHAMPAIGN -- Spring cleaning can sometimes be dangerous if you aren't careful, but an event is helping people get rid of things safely.
ILLINOIS -- The state confiscated millions of dollars in federal tax refunds.
ILLINOIS -- An audit shows a law enforcement group misused tax dollars.
URBANA -- Police are investigating the theft of a purse which was followed by fraudulent activity on the victim's credit and debit cards.
Update: 3:58 pm, 3/28/14, Friday EFFINGHAM COUNTY -- It's a place which is supposed to be centered around health, but this doctor's office became a place for crime.
CENTRAL ILLINOIS -- More bad news for hundreds of nurses in Central Illinois. Not only were they fired from Passages Hospice, Friday, they found out they might not be paid for their work.
TILTON -- A fraud scandal cut off medical care for dozens, just when some needed it most.
BLOOMINGTON -- Patients are left with no care after the owner of Passages Hospice is arrested.
SPRINGFIELD -- Police are investigating the theft of a wallet and credit cards from a purse.
CHAMPAIGN -- Authorities are investigating a case of theft, fraud and deceptive practices.
NATIONAL -- If you shop at Target, be on the lookout for fraudulent charges on your credit or debit cards.
SPRINGFIELD -- An effort to fight fraud in Illinois is off to a successful start.
CHARLESTON -- Police arrested a man on felony charges of home repair fraud.
SPRINGFIELD -- A new federal grant could help keep millions of your tax dollars from ending up in the wrong hands.
CHARLESTON -- A 31-year old man faces charges of felony theft.
CHAMPAIGN -- An area man is caught trying to cash in on fake paychecks.
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS -- The UI band director could face criminal charges for selling off thousands of dollars worth of instruments.
CHARLESTON -- An Champaign County woman will pay more than $83,000 to her former employer.
SPRINGFIELD -- Millions of your tax dollars ended up in the wrong hands. A former top aide for the state's Department of Public Health faces federal corruption charges.
SPRINGFIELD -- A judge rules a former Taylorville doctor is fit to stand trial.
Update: 3:55 pm
CHAMPAIGN -- One suspect in a credit card fraud ring may have been involved in another case.
URBANA -- A state contractor pleaded guilty to fraud following a scheme to get millions in taxpayer-funded contracts.
SPRINGFIELD -- Thousands of people in Illinois rely on unemployment checks when times are tough.
CHAMPAIGN -- A woman is accused of stealing thousands of dollars from her elderly patient.
SPRINGFIELD -- A former Department of Corrections employee admitted to stealing from the state.
DIXON -- A northern Illinois city is suing an accounting firm for failing to spot fraud.
PEORIA -- A former investment adviser out of Urbana will serve 12 1/2 years in federal prison.
CHAMPAIGN -- A statewide investigation found 14 people allegedly involved in unemployment fraud.
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS -- Police are investigating a stolen wallet.
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS -- Police want to identify suspects thought to be involved in a burglary at C.R.C.E. (Campus Recreation Center East), in the 1100-block of West Gregory Drive, Urbana.
SPRINGFIELD -- The state plans to crack down even harder on people who take jobless benefits when they do not deserve them.
SAVOY -- Police say three people were arrested after a foot chase.
CHAMPAIGN -- Police make two arrests in advance of a Crime Stoppers report.
Update: 3:40 pm
CHAMPAIGN -- Suspicious activity on a credit card raised a red flag.
SPRINGFIELD -- Thousands of people are accused of cashing in on jobless benefits they didn't deserve.
CHAMPAIGN -- Watching the Illini play at Memorial Stadium has never been easier.
CHAMPAIGN -- It was an unfortunately mistake; a mistake three women are accused of using to their advantage.
URBANA -- Two Central Illinois women will spend time in federal prison for selling more than $1 million worth of knockoffs.
SPRINGFIELD -- Police are investigating multiple thefts of purses and credit cards.
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- There is a new scam targeting homeowners.
SPRINGFIELD -- An identity theft prevention program takes place Friday.
WASHINGTON -- Mortgage fraud is costing homeowners plenty. Thousands have lost their homes.
CHAMPAIGN -- Police remind consumers to keep their credit cards in a safe place.
URBANA -- A former car dealer, with a lot in Manteno, will spend 3-1/2 years in federal prison and must pay $6.8 million in restitution to an area bank and credit company.
MATTOON -- When you hear a scam story, you probably think it would never happen to you.
CHARLESTON -- Police are warning people to beware of a man selling magazine subscriptions door-to-door.
CHICAGO -- Attorney General Lisa Madigan announced Illinois will receive $20 million in an agreement with Abbott Laboratories after complaints were filed that the drug manufacturer "engaged in deceptive practices" in relation to Depakote marketing it for off-label uses which were not approved by the FDA.
SPRINGFIELD -- The State Auditor released his latest report on the worker's compensation program, and it's getting a bad review.