A Brief Look at Crime 11/14-11/20

A Brief Look at Crime 11/14-11/20

Buffalo poker player pleads guilty in $31 million debt collection fraud case The owner and CEO of a Buffalo debt collection firm pleaded guilty in federal court in New York Tuesday to two felony charges in connection with a scheme that coerced thousands of victims nationwide into overpaying their debts by at least $31 million. […]

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