Local woman bilked in IRS scam A 63-year-old Lebanon woman was bilked out of $2,500 by a phone scammer claiming to be from the IRS. The woman reported the fraud to the Lebanon Police Department on Monday afternoon after she had already spent the money, according to an LPD incident report. 09/28/2016 - 7:47 am | View Link
Woman apologizes in court for 'sad' Ponzi plan Marks read from 11 victim impact statements, in which bilked investors wrote about the shame they feel for having trusted Samji. "At this age and stage of my life it's financially impossible to recover," said retired teacher Amrit Dhaliwal, who invested $ ... 09/28/2016 - 3:39 am | View Link
Crown says B.C. woman deserves eight years in prison for Ponzi scheme VANCOUVER — A Crown lawyer says a British Columbia woman who bilked 28 investors out of millions of dollars and potentially compromised the Canadian economy should get a seven- to eight-year prison sentence. Kevin Mark told a provincial court sentencing ... 09/27/2016 - 12:58 pm | View Link
Bensalem bank fraud schemes earn woman state prison sentence According to court records, Hellyer bilked $2,000 from Bucks County Bank and more than $15,000 from TD Bank using fake Social Security numbers and phony business names to open accounts and deposit fake checks. Police refer to the scheme as "check kiting." 09/21/2016 - 9:12 pm | View Link
WATCH – Hillary Robs Elderly Woman, Promises to Pay Her Back – Then Robs Her Again An 81-year old woman in Maplewood, Minnesota thought she was making a one-time $25 donation to Hillary Clinton’s campaign, but two months later, the Minnesota widow found out the Clinton campaign had bilked her out of almost five times as much in ... 09/20/2016 - 1:24 pm | View Link
Charges: Squatter guru bilked Seattle-area followers ... Charges: Squatter guru bilked Seattle-area followers Des Moines man took in thousands selling scheme to ‘homestead’ in abandoned, foreclosed homes, investigators claim 09/23/2016 - 3:16 pm | View Website
Home repair fraud bilked elderly Vestavia Hills woman out ... Authorities are searching for four suspects in connection with a fraudulent home repair scheme in Vestavia Hills that bilked an elderly woman out of nearly $100,000. 08/26/2016 - 1:40 pm | View Website
Half Price Books got bilked for $1M in 7-year toner scam ... Dallas-based Half Price Books is suing a pair of former toner cartridge distributors after discovering a seven-year scam they allegedly operated that ... 08/11/2016 - 7:03 am | View Website
Six years in federal prison for Oconee woman who bilked ... An Oconee County woman this week received a stiff federal prison sentence for defrauding Athens area victims out of nearly $600,000 in a real estate ... 07/13/2016 - 1:40 am | View Website
Lavish lifestyle of 'Frack Master' bilked oil investors ... NEW YORK -- Texas oilman Chris Faulkner built a high-profile public persona, raised millions for his oil and gas ventures and courted politicians. But the SEC has ... 06/28/2016 - 6:29 am | View Website
The 4A Greater St. Helens League volleyball season might just be getting started, but one thing is clear.
It’s wide open.
Nothing proved that more than Thursday’s match between two of the top contenders for the league crown.
Skyview beat Camas in a five-set thriller. The Storm survived five match points to win the fourth set 32-30, then won the final set 16-14.
“We really came together when it was most important,” Skyview senior Hannah Shirley said.
Maddie Stimmel had 16 kills and 13 digs, and Laynie Erickson added 14 kills, 10 digs and five aces as the La Center volleyball team rallied to beat Columbia-White Salmon in four sets.
The Wildcats won 16-25, 25-13, 25-7, 25-16.
Abby England had 25 digs, and Paige Rice added 19 assists for La Center, which improved to 2-0 in the Trico League.
Stars of the day
• Jacob Abrahamson, Prairie golf, shot 1-over-par 37 to tie for medalist as the Falcons edged Kelso 156-159 at Three Rivers.
• Tyler Jones, Skyview boys golf, birdied three of the last four holes to shoot a 2-under 34 at Camas Meadows in a win over Camas.
• Ellie Walker, Columbia River girls soccer, scored all four Chieftains’ goals in a 4-1 win over R.
Battle Ground at Camas, 7 p.m.
Heritage at Union, 7:30 p.m.
Columbia River at Skyview, 7 p.m.
Evergreen at Prairie, 7 p.m.
Fort Vancouver at Kelso, 7 p.m.
Hudson’s Bay at Mountain View, 4:30 p.m.
Hockinson at Mark Morris, 7 p.m.
R. A. Long at Woodland, 7 p.m.
Ridgefield at Washougal, 7 p.m.
Columbia-White Salmon at Castle Rock, 7 p.m.
King’s Way Christian at La Center, 7 p.m.
Forks at Columbia-White Salmon, 5 p.m.
Evergreen at Fort Vancouver, 3:30 p.m.
Skyview at Camas, 3:30 p.m.
Union at Heritage, 3:30 p.m.
Hudson’s Bay at Prairie, 3:30 p.m.
Columbia River vs.
BATTLE GROUND — The history of Battle Ground football could not be written without the present-day Tigers.
Brady Brick, a three-year starting lineman, has been a huge part of the program’s recent turnaround.
And if there is one thing Brick understands, it is history.
A talented student who takes advanced placement courses, Brick says U.