Financial Fraud: Group of Individuals Charged in Connection With Schemes To Illegally Redeem Food Stamp Benefits in Exchange For Cash

Financial Fraud

12 Defendants Charged Federally with Collectively Receiving Over $20 Million from USDA by Fraudulently Trading Food Stamps for Cash Twelve retail store owners, operators, and clerks, have been charged in connection with schemes to illegally redeem food stamp benefits in exchange for cash. Benjamin G. Greenberg, Acting United States Attorney for the Southern District of …

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Financial Fraud: James H. Brennan And Douglas A. Dyer Sentenced For Their Roles In a Wire Fraud And Tax Evasion Conspiracy

Financial Fraud

Two Chattanooga Residents Sentenced to Prison for Participating in a Conspiracy to Commit Wire Fraud And For Tax Evasion CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. – On September 29, 2017, James H. Brennan, 68, and Douglas A. Dyer, 58, both of Chattanooga, Tennessee, were sentenced by the Honorable Travis R. McDonough, U.S. District Court Judge, to respectively serve 48 …

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Financial Fraud: Eight Individuals Charged With Stealing Social Security And Other Retirement Benefits

Financial Fraud

Eight from Ohio indicted for Social Securiy fraud after collecting benefits of the deceased United States Attorneys Justin E. Herdman and Benjamin C. Glassman announced charges brought in eight separate Social Security fraud and other benefits cases statewide. The cases are part of the national Social Security Administration (SSA) Fraud Prosecution Project, a collaboration with …

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Financial Fraud: Kamlesh Patel Plead Guilty to Aiding And Abetting Untaxed Shipments of Tobacco Products

Financial Fraud

Pennsylvania Tobacco Distributor Agrees to Plead Guilty to Aiding Tobacco Trafficking in Massachusetts BOSTON – A Pennsylvania wholesale tobacco distributor agreed to plead guilty yesterday in federal court in Boston to aiding and abetting untaxed shipments of tobacco products into Massachusetts and evading financial reporting requirements. Kamlesh Patel, 60, was charged and agreed to plead …

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Financial Fraud: Zions First National Bank Settled Allegations Facilitated Consumer Fraud By Providing Payment Processing Services To Telemarketing And Internet Merchants

Financial Fraud

U.S. Attorney Announces $3.6 Million Settlement With Bank Accused Of Consumer Fraud – Zions First National Bank PHILADELPHIA – ZB, N.A, formerly known as Zions First National Bank, N.A. (Zions), of Salt Lake City, Utah, settled allegations by the United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania that Zions and its affiliated payment …

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HealthCare Fraud: Richard Zappala Pleaded Guilty To An Information Charging Him With Conspiracy To Commit Health Care Fraud

Health Care Fraud

Pharmaceutical Employee Admits Health Care Fraud Conspiracy Targeting State Health Benefits Programs CAMDEN, N.J. – A Northfield, New Jersey, man today admitted defrauding New Jersey state health benefits programs and other insurers out of millions of dollars by submitting fraudulent claims for medically unnecessary prescriptions, Acting U.S. Attorney William E. Fitzpatrick and New Jersey Attorney …

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Financial Fraud: Jessica Godoy Ramos Charged With Mail Fraud And Aggravated Identity Theft

Financial Fraud

Law School Dropout Arrested for Impersonating New York Attorney and Defrauding Clients Who Paid for Immigration Services LOS ANGELES – A Lynwood woman who dropped out of law school – but who later allegedly stole the identity and bar license number of a New York attorney – surrendered herself last night on federal charges that …

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Financial Fraud: David H. Lavine And Charles L. Tobias Indicted on Charges of Theft of Bank Funds By a Bank Officer And Bank Fraud

Financial Fraud

Former Bank President Indicted For Stealing From His Own Bank Baltimore, Maryland – On September 26, 2017, a federal grand jury indicted David Harris Lavine, age 58, of Rockville, Maryland, on charges of theft of bank funds by a bank officer and bank fraud and Lavine and Charles L. Tobias, age 56, Potomac, Maryland for …

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Mortgage Foreclosure Rescue Scams

Mortgage Foreclosure Rescue Scams

Tips for Avoiding Mortgage Foreclosure Rescue Scams Beware of Unethical Mortgage Foreclosure Rescue Operators A fairly new and dangerous threat has arisen for householders UN agency have fallen behind on their mortgage payments and will be in danger of proceeding – expedient firms. They usually see themselves as a “foreclosure advisor” or “mortgage consultant,” and …

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How To Protect Your Business Or Small Business

Business Fraud

Protect your small business How scammers con small businesses Scams targeting small businesses come in various forms—from invoices for advertising or directory listings that were never requested to dubious office supplies that were never ordered. Protect yourself and your business by being aware of the common scams targeting small businesses. Small business scams are becoming …

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Financial Fraud: LORENA COBURN Sentenced In a Fraud And Identity Theft Scheme

Financial Fraud

West Haven Woman Sentenced to Prison for Role in Fraud and Identity Theft Scheme Deirdre M. Daly, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, announced that LORENA COBURN, 43, of West Haven, was sentenced today by U.S. District Judge Victor A. Bolden in Bridgeport to 16 months of imprisonment, followed by three years of …

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Financial Fraud: Peter Cash Doye And Raquel Reid, Indicted In a Massive Scheme In Fraudulently-Obtained Loan Proceeds

Financial Fraud

San Diego Finance Executive and Real Estate Broker Charged with $50 Million Fraud SAN DIEGO – Financial executive Peter Cash Doye and notary public and real estate broker Raquel Reid were indicted today for their alleged roles in a massive scheme that generated nearly $50 million in fraudulently-obtained loan proceeds. According to the indictment, the …

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Best Preventing Business Scam Tips

Business Scam

Top Business Security Tips Congratulations on beginning your own business, or on obtaining your own address and gap your place of business. currently that you’re finished all that, let’s bring up security. Whether you’re within the business of providing a service to a client or providing a product, there’ll forever be a risk issue with …

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Health Care Fraud: Emeka H. Chijioke Pled Guilty of Health Care Fraud Stemming From a Scheme

HealthCare Fraud

Owner of Durable Medical Equipment Company Pleads Guilty to Health Care Fraud Defendant Admits Billing D.C. Medicaid for Supplies That Were Not Provided WASHINGTON – Emeka H. Chijioke, 40, formerly of Atlanta, Ga., and Nigeria, pled guilty today to a federal charge of health care fraud stemming from a scheme in which he defrauded the …

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Preventing Insurance Fraud

Insurance

Mechanics of a false insurance claim. Before a business will have interaction in security to stop insurance fraud, it’s necessary to grasp the mechanics of insurance fraud and the way usually it happens. Insurance fraud happens in virtually each business round the world and prices businesses, and people United Nations agency pay insurance premiums, billions …

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Investment Fraud: Wade Wylie Blackburn Sentenced To Conspiracy To Commit Mail Fraud

Investment Fraud

Dallas Man Sentenced in Connection with Denton County Highway Expansion Fraud SHERMAN, Texas – A 34-year-old Dallas man has been sentenced to federal prison in connection with a Denton County highway expansion project in the Eastern District of Texas, announced Acting U.S. Attorney Brit Featherston today. Wade Wylie Blackburn, pleaded guilty on Apr. 19, 2017, …

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Financial Fraud: LAWRENCE WYLLIE Indicted on Federal Fraud Charges For Allegedly Misappropriating School Funds

Financial Fraud

Former Lincoln-Way School Superintendent Indicted on Fraud Charges for Allegedly Misappropriating School Funds for His Own Benefit CHICAGO — The former superintendent of Lincoln-Way Community High School District 210 has been indicted on federal fraud charges for allegedly misappropriating school funds for his own benefit and concealing the district’s true financial deficit from the public. …

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Financial Fraud: Eunises Llorca-Menses Guilty For Her Part in a Scheme to Use Skimming Devices on Gas Pumps to Steal Credit And Debit Card Numbers

Financial Fraud

Florida Woman Found Guilty in Gas Station Debit Card Skimming Operation that Involved Multiple States Montgomery, Alabama- Eunises Llorca-Menses (30), of Naples, Florida, was found guilty by a federal jury Friday for her part in a scheme to use skimming devices on gas pumps to steal credit and debit card numbers, announced A. Clark Morris, …

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Tax Fraud: MARCEL A. WALTON Sentenced In Fraudulent Tax Returns

Tax Fraud

Self-Proclaimed “Grand Sheik” of Moorish Temple Sentenced to Nearly 6 Years in Prison for Scheming to Defraud the IRS out of $3.2 Million CHICAGO — The self-proclaimed “Grand Sheik” of a Moorish temple in Chicago has been sentenced to nearly six years in federal prison for causing the Internal Revenue Service to issue more than …

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Healthcare Fraud: Family Medicine Centers of South Carolina LLC Has Agreed to Pay to Resolve a False Claims Act

Health Care Fraud

South Carolina Family Practice Chain, Its Co-Owner, and Its Laboratory Director Agree to Pay the United States $2 Million to Settle Alleged False Claims Act Violations for Illegal Medicare Referrals and Billing for Unnecessary Medical Services Family Medicine Centers of South Carolina LLC (FMC), has agreed to pay the United States $1.56 million, and FMC’s …

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Financial Fraud: Zaki M. Bey Sentenced To One Count of Conspiracy to Commit Loan And Bank Fraud

Loans FRaud

Philadelphia Man Sentenced to 60 Months for Fraud Scheme Victimizing Homeowners Zaki M. Bey, 39, of Philadelphia, PA, was sentenced to 60 months in prison, announced Acting United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania Louis D. Lappen. Zaki Bey previously pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit loan and bank fraud, …

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