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Feb 22, 2011 09:50 PM

$13 Million Settlement in Medicare Fraud-Related False Claims Act Case

APS Healthcare Midwest has agreed to a $13 million settlement with the U.S. and the state of Georgia for allegedly submitting false claims to Medicaid because it did not provide specialty services ...

$13 Million Settlement in Medicare Fraud-Related False Claims Act Case

APS Healthcare Midwest has agreed to a $13 million settlement with the U.S. and the state of Georgia for allegedly submitting false claims to Medicaid because it did not provide specialty services related to disease management and case management to members of the Georgia Medicaid Management Program.

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Feb 22, 2011 09:35 PM

Michigan Home Builder Sentenced in $4.1 Million Mortgage Fraud Scheme

Giuseppe Cracchiolo, of Romeo, Michigan, was sentenced to six months in prison, followed by three years of supervised release, for his role in a mortgage fraud scheme that resulted in the approval ...

Michigan Home Builder Sentenced in $4.1 Million Mortgage Fraud Scheme

Giuseppe Cracchiolo, of Romeo, Michigan, was sentenced  to six months in prison, followed by three years of supervised release, for his role in a mortgage fraud scheme that resulted in the approval and disbursement of over $4.1 million in fraudulent mortgage loans.

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Feb 18, 2011 11:00 PM

Texas Man Indicted in $6 Million Commercial Real Estate Investment Scheme

Eric Brauss, of Dallas, was indicted for his role in defrauding investors of $6 million in a commercial real estate investment scheme.

Texas Man Indicted in $6 Million Commercial Real Estate Investment Scheme 

Eric Brauss, of Dallas, was indicted for his role in defrauding investors of $6 million in a commercial real estate investment scheme.

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Feb 18, 2011 10:25 PM

Securities Attorney, Five Others Indicted in Stock Manipulation Scheme

Six individuals, including a securities attorney, were charged in an indictment with defrauding investors in a stock manipulation scheme from 2003 to 2008.

Securities Attorney, Five Others Indicted in Stock Manipulation Scheme   

Six individuals, including a securities attorney, were charged in an indictment with defrauding investors in a stock manipulation scheme from 2003 to 2008.

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Feb 17, 2011 10:10 PM

Man Sentenced to Life for Conspiring to Commit Terrorist Attack at JFK Airport

Russell Defreitas, a naturalized United States citizen from Guyana, was sentenced to life in prison for conspiring to commit a terrorist attack at John F. Kennedy International Airport in Queens, New ...

Man Sentenced to Life for Conspiring to Commit Terrorist Attack at JFK Airport 

Russell Defreitas, a naturalized United States citizen from Guyana, was sentenced to life in prison for conspiring to commit a terrorist attack at John F. Kennedy International Airport in Queens, New York, by exploding fuel tanks and the fuel pipeline under the airport. Defreitas and his coconspirators believed their attack would cause extensive damage to the airport and to the New York economy, as well as the loss of numerous lives.

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Feb 17, 2011 09:50 PM

Ten Indicted and Arrested in Texas for Roles in Human Trafficking Scheme

A three-year investigation into the trafficking of young and minor female Mexican nationals for the purpose of compelling their service as prostitutes at Houston area bars and restaurants through ...

Ten Indicted and Arrested in Texas for Roles in Human Trafficking Scheme

A three-year investigation into the trafficking of young and minor female Mexican nationals for the purpose of compelling their service as prostitutes at Houston area bars and restaurants through force, fraud, and coercion has lead to the indictment and arrest of 10 individuals.

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Feb 17, 2011 08:25 PM

Exec Testifies on Conducting Lawful Electronic Surveillance in the Face of New Technologies

Valerie Caproni, General Counsel, FBI, testified before the House Judiciary Committee, Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security, about how new technology and a rapidly changing ...

Exec Testifies on Conducting Lawful Electronic Surveillance in the Face of New Technologies

Valerie Caproni, General Counsel, FBI, testified before the House Judiciary Committee, Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security, about  how new technology and a rapidly changing communications landscape are eroding the ability of the government to conduct court ordered intercepts of wire and electronic communications.

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Feb 16, 2011 10:00 PM

Dozens of Armenian Power Organized Crime Group Members Arrested

As a result of two federal indictments and state cases that charge a total of 99 defendants with a wide range of crimes—including kidnapping, extortion, bank fraud, and narcotics trafficking—law ...

Dozens of Armenian Power Organized Crime Group Members Arrested

As a result of two federal indictments and state cases that charge a total of 99 defendants with a wide range of crimes—including kidnapping, extortion, bank fraud, and narcotics trafficking—law enforcement authorities in California arrested 74 members and associates of the Armenian Power organized crime group as a result of an investigation conducted by the Eurasian Organized Crime Task Force.

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Feb 16, 2011 09:30 PM

Options Trader Charged in Illinois for Running $600,000 Investment Fraud Scheme

Kent R.E. Whitney, a Chicago options trader, was taken into federal custody after he turned himself in for allegedly engaging in an investment fraud scheme in which he swindled more than $600,000 ...

Options Trader Charged in Illinois for Running $600,000 Investment Fraud Scheme

Kent R.E. Whitney, a Chicago options trader, was taken into federal custody after he turned himself in for allegedly engaging in an investment fraud scheme in which he swindled more than $600,000 from approximately 10 victims who invested with him.

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Feb 16, 2011 05:25 PM

Somalian Pirate Sentenced for Hijacking Maersk Alabama, Two Other Ships

Abduwali Muse, of Somalia, was sentenced in New York to 405 months in prison for his participation in the April 8, 2009 hijacking of the Maersk Alabama container ship in the Indian Ocean and the ...

Somalian Pirate Sentenced for Hijacking Maersk Alabama, Two Other Ships

Abduwali Muse, of Somalia, was sentenced in New York to 405 months in prison for his participation in the April 8, 2009 hijacking of the Maersk Alabama container ship in the Indian Ocean and the subsequent taking of the captain of the ship as a hostage, as well as for his participation in the hijacking of two other vessels in late March and early April of 2009. Those hijackings also involved the taking of hostages.

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