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State watchdog slow to pick up on funeral-home fraud
The work of state funeral-home investigators over the past couple of years helped put three funeral directors in prison, indict two more on felony charges and lay the groundwork for a likely sixth case. But often, the fraud had been going on for more than a decade before anyone noticed at the Ohio Board of Embalmers and Funeral Directors.
French criminal arranges own funeral to escape justice
Paris (AFP) - A French criminal came up with a cunning plan to escape the long arm of the law by announcing his own funeral, which both the police and his unsuspecting granny attended.
Criminal fakes funeral
A French criminal came up with a cunning plan to escape the long arm of the law by announcing his own funeral, which both the police and his unsuspecting granny attended.
French fraudster fails to fool with fake funeral
Ben Hooper PARIS, Sept. 19 (UPI) -- French police said the only person fooled by a wanted man's attempt to fake his own funeral was his prematurely-mourning grandmother.
Funeral for boy killed in boat fire
Family and friends of 11-year-old Charlie Birely gave their final goodbyes to the boy Saturday afternoon at his funeral.
Funeral Guests Describe Solemn Scene
SCRANTON — The funeral today in Scranton was closed to a few hundred guests; troopers, political leaders, and family and friends of Corporal Bryon Dickson More than 3,000 people listened to the service from outside St. Peter’s Cathedral. Guests at the funeral who were both inside and outside said they felt two things: pain and […]