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  • John Mica
    Federal workers on spending binge with government purchase cards
    Federal employees are running amok with government credit cards, making thousands of personal purchases at the public’s expense.The ongoing spending spree— ranging from fitness centers and hair salons to movie theaters and Starbucks ...
  • How can you prevent ATM skimming?
    How can you prevent ATM skimming?
    When you think of getting robbed at the ATM, you may think of getting held up at gunpoint by a guy with pantyhose over his face. The reality is that you are more likely to get hit by a bus crossing the street to get to the ATM than you are to get...
  • Two Beaumont school officials
    Texas school district officials headed to prison after $4 million fraud
    Two Texas school district officials are going are going to federal prison for embezzling over $4 million of federal funds intended for student services.Devin Wayne McCraney, 35, and Sharika Baksh Allison, 43, both of Beaumont, were sentenced...
  • School bus
    Man with fraud history arrested for swindling $2 million from school teachers
    A swindler who sold over $2 million in illegal promissory notes and other securities to school teachers, administrators and other school district employees was arrested this week.According to the Texas State Securities Board (TSSB) yesterday,...
  • Older people
    Why Do Older Adults Become Victims of Fraud
    There are currently over 480 million senior citizens around the globe.Have you ever wondered why financial fraud is so prevalent within the senior community? Why are we more worried about our parents being swindled out of their money than we are...
  • Fraudulent credit repair and debt relief scheme shut down by FTC
    Fraudulent credit repair and debt relief scheme shut down by FTC
    With a mission toward protecting the American consumer, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has filed suit against unnamed defendants operating as American Bill Pay Organization and American Benefits Foundation to halt allegedly fraudulent and...
  • Aéropostale Water Bottles
    Ex-Aéropostale executive gets 8 years in prison in federal bribery, fraud case
    A Long Island man who worked as an executive for clothing retailer Aéropostale was sentenced Wednesday to serve eight years in federal prison after being convicted of taking more than $25 million in kickbacks and defrauding the teenage apparel...
  • Who is Shawn Parcells?
    Charlatan hired by Brown family to swing evidence
    Well, here we go. It was to be expected when the evidence started to go the wrong way. Sunday the Brown family hiredShawn Parcells, a so-called medical examiner who operates afor-hire autopsy company out of Kansas City. Parcells uses the pseudonym...
  • Former Vice President Al Gore
    Al Gore to Al Jazeera America: You defrauded me
    Former Clinton administration Vice President Al Gore, now consideredthe guru of thousands ofglobal warming and climate change activists,is suing the Middle Eastern-based Al Jazeera America for fraudregarding payment forhissale ofthe leftistcable...
  • 20 documents to shred now for financial security
    20 documents to shred now for financial security
    Keep private paperwork out of identity thieves’ hands.It may not be a news flash, but identity theft is on the rise. At least 15 million Americans fall prey to identity thieves each year. Identity theft may account for $50 billion annually...
  • Pete Sessions
    Rip-off cries rise against Texas-based company owned by former CIA official
    Consumer complaints are piling up against a Texas-based company, housed in the congressional district of Rep. Pete Sessions, for fraudulently taking out millions of dollars from the accounts of gullible Americans who want to know and improve their...
  • Barack Obama Golfing
    House report advises eliminating IRS commissioner job, ACA management
    Republican lawmakers on Tuesdayproposed a total revamping of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS),accusing the agency of being a political group ratherthan a nonpartisan government collection agency, according to the House pf Representatives...
  • Scam Alert: Police impersonators target online daters
    Scam Alert: Police impersonators target online daters
    While the jury duty and fake notice to appear scam continues to be reported by Broward County Clerk of Court Howard Forman, police impersonators have now begun working the online dating scene by targeting unsuspecting daters, according to public...
  • Lawyer fights fraud cases in Arizona
    Lawyer fights fraud cases in Arizona
    John Elardo, an attorney based in Phoenix, has been fighting fraud cases for most of his legal career. Elardo’s commercial practice includes successfully defending the target defendant in a $32 million dollar securities fraud case.He also...
  • The international connection
    Two leaders of Israeli fraud ring sentenced in Manhattan Federal Court
    Court case proceedings filed in Manhattan federal court reports on a lottery prize scheme targeting the elderly out of millions.According to FBI reports the defendants operated under various fake law firms that operated in the New York City area,...