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Owner Of Pickens Eye Clinic Convicted Of Medicaid And Medicare Fraud

Gainesville, Georgia – Matilda Lynn Prince has been convicted by a federal jury of twenty-nine counts of health care fraud for filing fraudulent claims with Medicare and the Georgia Medicaid program for optometry and ophthalmology services that were never provided … Continue reading

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Two Hyattsville Residents Convicted Of Sex Trafficking Three Minor Victims

Virginia – A federal jury convicted two Hyattsville, Maryland men today of conspiracy to commit sex trafficking of minors, including by force, fraud, or coercion, as well as sex trafficking three minors, throughout the East Coast over the course of … Continue reading

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Georgia Man Facing Federal Charges Related To A Murder For Hire Plot Involving His Ex-Wife

Atlanta, Georgia – Michael McEarchern has been arraigned on federal charges for attempting to use the U.S. mail and telephone communications to hire someone to kill his ex-wife.  McEarchern was indicted by a federal grand jury on January 3, 2018. … Continue reading

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Owners Of Diversified Recruiters And Chuck Sandford Consultants Sentenced For Defrauding Panda Express

Atlanta, Georgia – Derek Cyrus and Chuck Sandford have been sentenced for running a false invoicing scheme that defrauded the Panda Express restaurant chain of nearly $1.5 million. “These defendants’ calculated lies and fraud were driven by simple greed,” said … Continue reading

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Former Grovetown City Clerk Admits To Embezzling $900K From City

Augusta, Georgia – Vicky Vinson Capetillo, from Grovetown, Georgia, pled guilty today before U.S. District Court Chief Judge J. Randal Hall to two federal felonies related to her embezzlement of nearly $900,000 from the City of Grovetown.

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Operator Of National Vocation Group Convicted Of Wire Fraud

Atlanta, Georgia – A federal jury in Atlanta has convicted Erick Powell, a former operator and co-owner of the National Vocation Group job-staffing company, of wire fraud.  A second defendant and co-owner, Ahmad McCormick, pleaded guilty to wire fraud on … Continue reading

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Former Internal Revenue Service Employee Gets 20 Months In Prison For Health Care Fraud

U.S. Attorney Rick A. Mountcastle announced Wednesday a former IRS employee was sentenced to 20 months in prison for federal health care fraud related to misuse of government health insurance benefits.

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Shake-N-Go Fashion To Close Port Washington Warehouse, Laying Off 92 Employees

Shake-N-Go Fashion, Inc. filed a Workers Adjustment and Retraining Notification with the New York State Department of Labor on November 2. The notice indicates the company will close its Port Washington facility and lay off 92 employees in early 2018.

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ABM Aviation Will Lay Off 560 Employees In New York

ABM Aviation Inc. filed a Workers Adjustment and Retraining Notification with the New York State Department of Labor on September 25. The notice indicates that the company will lay off 560 employees at JFK International Airport.

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Eleven People Arrested In Connection With Heroin Trafficking In Portsmouth

The Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Force’s “Operation Hardest Hit” is aimed to nab and arrest suspects involved in fentanyl and heroin trafficking. The agency announced Monday that agents successfully arrested 11 people connected to a fentanyl and heroin trafficking … Continue reading

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