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  • Sen. Vitter continues investigating free government cell phone program
    Sen. Vitter continues investigating free government cell phone program
    U. S. Senator Vitter, Chairman of the Small Business & Entrepreneurship Committee, has been investigating the fraud and abuse of the taxpayer-funded Lifeline program in recent years. He introduced S. 56, the Ending Mobile Phone Welfare Act of...
  • Chicago medical providers sentenced for Medicare fraud
    Chicago medical providers sentenced for Medicare fraud
    Medicare fraud cost the government and taxpayers billions of dollars each year, as a rising threat the FBI; the primary agency to expose and investigate health care fraud, has been very proactive in identifying such fraud and has partnered with...
  • US Congressman Keith Ellision supports end to voter registration
    US Congressman Keith Ellision supports end to voter registration
    While speaking at the U. S. Vote Foundation sponsored Elections Summit in Washington D.C. earlier this year, United States Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) made the case for a bipartisan effort to “make voting easier” that would include...
  • Burr Ridge radio talk show host found guilty of fraud
    Burr Ridge radio talk show host found guilty of fraud
    Kathleen Niew, 59, of Burr Ridge was a real estate attorney and radio talk show host that gained the trust of her clients and listeners. Today she was sentenced to five years and 10 months of imprisonment for stealing and ordered to pay...
  • Hip Dingo women's store
    Hip Dingo women's retail store co-owner not guilty, others to appear in court
    A San Antonio federal jury found the co-owner of women’s clothing stores not guilty and the Court granted a Judgment of Acquittal for wire fraud and obstructing justice charges to the defendant.According to Anthony M. Smith, attorney for...
  • herbal news
    Concerns with recent herbal supplement testing
    Again the media is hyped about a news story about herbs. As has happened so many times in the past, critical information for understanding the situation was missed by most journalists reporting on the story.The news story involves the attorney...
  • Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman
    New York Attorney General finds serious irregularities in herbal supplements
    The New York Attorney Generals Office has sent cease and desist letters to four major retailers for allegedly misleading the public as to what they are buying when it comes to herbal supplements. This morning, February 3, 2015, New York Attorney...
  • Internet protection iffy: Design of bill a major concern
    Internet protection iffy: Design of bill a major concern
    Luckily, the data breach suffered by Sony and Target was not suffered by me.Someone told me that all that was needed was an address and a phone number to find someone. The name and how it was spelled in the phone book didn’t matter. Everyone...
  • Tools of the trade for the imposter
    No harm, no foul for the Fake Teen Doctor?
    A 17 year old boy masqueraded on the floors of a major medical facility in West Palm Beach, Florida for four weeks until a patient, not an employee questioned his legitimacy. Any major hospital has staff coming and going all different hours, but...
  • Hartfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport
    Hartfield-Jackson Atlanta airport's parking company investigates online fraud
    The increase in the number of reports from customers about unknown credit card charges has sparked an investigation on Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport's parking company, Park ‘N Fly.The company operates the Park ‘N...
  • Christmas was canceled for reality television star Teresa Giudice. Her home was raided by federal officials to locate any hidden money or assets that could be used to pay her restitution to the government.
    Christmas has been canceled for Teresa Giudice and her family
    Teresa Giudice will be getting coal in her stocking this Christmas. Yesterday the FBI raidedTeresa's home and took anything of value. In a addition to taking personal belongings the FBI took her family's Christmas gifts.Teresa and her...
  • J P Morgan Chase one of many guilty of colluding
    Bankers giving us the shaft again
    We Americans were stuck with bailing out the banker’s in the beginning of the Great Recession because of their greed and ineptitude. The Obama administration passed the Todd Frank bill to keep bankers honest but it obviously has had the...
  • Indiana Senator-Elect Jon Ford sued by former employer
    Indiana State Sen.-Elect Jon Ford sued by family's company
    In a lawsuit filed a few days before the general election, Indiana Senator-Elect Jon Ford is now the defendant in a lawsuit alleging fraud and conversion by his step-mother’s company.All State manufacturing, a Terre Haute company, alleges...
  • mercedes beggar
    Is this pregnant beggar breaking the law?
    A San Diego woman's outrage has rippled across the internet after she shared a video of a woman begging on a busy California street. The woman wasn't any ordinary beggar, however, as this Tuesday news report shares. In fact, the source of...
  • Uncover plot to commit identity theft fraud
    Uncover scheme to commit identity theft fraud
    Three men of Virginia and Maryland were indicted today to commit a scheme to allow individuals with poor credit histories and criminal records to obtain money and property using misappropriated social security numbers and fraudulently established...