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Donations to Stewpot cover small portion of $100K lost to mail fraud

Stewpot Community Services said it has received about $15,000 in donations since it announced last week that the organization was lost about $100,000 to a mail fraud scheme.Full story

Utah businessman's mail fraud case going to trial

A federal plea agreement fell apart Friday for a well-known Utah philanthropist accused of running a $350 million scheme that billed hundreds of thousands of consumers for products they never ordered. Full story

Peregrine CEO pleads guilty to embezzlement, other crimes

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (Reuters) - Peregrine Financial Group Chief Executive Russell Wasendorf Sr. pleaded guilty in an Iowa courtroom on Monday to embezzling more than $100 million from customers of his futures brokerage, lying to regulators to cover his tracks, and mail fraud. Full story

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