CLEVELAND – An Atlanta-area woman, operating a $4.8 million fraud conspiracy involving nearly 1,000 Northeast Ohio residents, was charged Thursday. Zinara Highsmith, 35, of Fayettsville, Georgia, is accused of filling approximately 2,750 false tax returns containing false claims of more than $4.8 million. Of those false tax claims, more than 950 were made on […]

WILLOUGHBY, Ohio – A Columbus woman was arrested February 25 on an outstanding warrant by the Cleveland police for hoaxing co-workers back in 2010. Jillian Knight, 34, informed co-workers that her son, Ryan, was diagnosed with a deadly type of lung cancer and would require special treatment. Over time, Knight expressed to her fellow employees […]