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Former Employee Of The Social Security Administration Found Guilty Of Public Benefit Fraud

Montgomery, Alabama – On Thursday, February 15, 2018, a federal jury found two Montgomery residents guilty of fraud and witness tampering, announced United States Attorney Louis V. Franklin, Sr. The two defendants were Nakia Palmer, 35, a former employee of the … Continue reading

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Owner Of GTA Bookings Charged In Booking Fraud Scheme

Atlanta, Georgia – Octaveon Woods has been arraigned on wire fraud and money laundering charges for his scheme to defraud colleges, universities, and others by falsely claiming that he was a booking agent for famous musicians such as Migos, Lil … Continue reading

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Dallas Lawyer Pleads Guilty To Running Marriage Fraud Scheme

Dallas, Texas – Bilal Ahmed Khaleeq, 47, a Dallas attorney, appeared before U.S. Magistrate Judge David L. Horan yesterday and pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit marriage fraud, announced U.S. Attorney Erin Nealy Cox of the Northern … Continue reading

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New York Man Pleads Guilty To $45M Compounding Pharmacy Scheme

Newark, New Jersey – A North Tonawanda, New York, man today admitted running a large-scale scheme to defraud private and federally-funded health care benefit programs out of millions of dollars by submitting fraudulent claims for medically unnecessary compounded medications, U.S. … Continue reading

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Former Employer Of The Otis Mutual Domestic Water Consumers And Sewage Works Association Arraigned On Wire Fraud Charges

Albuquerque, New Mexico – Acting U.S. Attorney James D. Tierney, Special Agent in Charge Terry Wade of the Albuquerque Division of the FBI, and Eddy County Sheriff Mark Cage announced the arraignment of Lori V. Whitaker, 54, of Carlsbad, N.M., … Continue reading

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Clearwater Property Manager Pleads Guilty To Bankruptcy Fraud And Equity Skimming

Tampa, Florida – United States Attorney Maria Chapa Lopez announces that Michael Rubino (59, Clearwater) today pleaded guilty to a criminal information charging him with one count of equity skimming and one count of bankruptcy fraud.  He faces a maximum … Continue reading

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Former Teller At First National Bank Pleads Guilty To $1M Fraud Scheme

McAllen, Texas – A former bank employee has entered a guilty plea to allegations she stole more than $1 million from customer accounts, announced U.S. Attorney Ryan K. Patrick.

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AmeriCare Ambulance Service Reaches $5.5M Settlement With Government To Resolve False Claims Act Allegations

Tampa, Florida – United States Attorney Maria Chapa Lopez announces that AmeriCare Ambulance Service, Inc. and its sister company, AmeriCare ALS, Inc. (collectively, AmeriCare), have agreed to pay approximately $5.5 million to resolve allegations that they defrauded Medicare by billing … Continue reading

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Owner Of Southern Meat Market Facing Theft And Food Stamp Fraud

Memphis, Tennessee – On January 11, 2018, a federal grand jury charged one defendant with defrauding the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistant Program (“SNAP”), formerly known as the food stamp program. United States Attorney D. Michael Dunavant announced the indictment today.

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Arkansas State Senator Pleads Guilty To Money Laundering, Bank And Wire Fraud

Arkansas – Arkansas State Senator Jakes C. Files pleaded guilty today to wire fraud and money laundering charges for orchestrating a scheme to obtain approximately $46,500 in state government funds through fraudulent means, and to one charge of bank fraud … Continue reading

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