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Orange County College Administrator Pleads Guilty to Fraud

July 24, 2013

According to the San Francisco Gate, a former administrator for an Orange County community college has pleaded guilty for fraud charges amounting to more than $45,000 in financial aid money.  Anna Catalan was able to strike a plea deal with prosecutors in federal court and faces a recommended prison term of nearly two years and […]

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Richmond Financial Manager Charged with Wire Fraud

July 12, 2013

The United States Attorney’s Office has charged Richmond businessman, Getty Andrew Rothenburg, with one count of wire fraud for allegedly skimming nearly $200,000 from a celebrity client’s personal accounts.  The charges were filed in the Charlottesville Division of the U.S. District Court and stem from Rothenberg’s work as a financial manager for Dave Matthews Band […]

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Engineer jailed for eight months after making fraudulent personal injury claim

July 9, 2013

A Sunderland engineer has been jailed for eight months after he was caught on camera playing rugby whilst purportedly making a claim for £923,000 for injuries to his wrist. Mr David Ribchester, 31, made a claim for personal injury after he received injuries to his wrists and hands in a workplace accident in February 2006. […]

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New Smyrna Beach Man Guilty of Defrauding United States Investors

June 25, 2013

A Florida man has been convicted following a jury trial for his involvement in a scheme to defraud investors from across the country out of millions of dollars.  Alan Gilner, 78, was found guilty of conspiracy, mail fraud, wire fraud, and money laundering.  Last month, Randi A. Bochinski pleaded guilty to wire fraud, mail fraud, […]

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Two Convicted in International Investment Fraud Scheme

May 23, 2013

A federal grand jury in Tampa has convicted Paul R. Gunter and Simon A. Odoni on charges of their connection with an international investment fraud scheme.  The fraud involved selling worthless stock from hijacked dormant, publicly traded companies in the United States to people in the United Kingdom using boiler room telemarketers. Their victims wired more than […]

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When Healthcare Fraud becomes a Crime

May 9, 2013

Healthcare fraud is a growing concern in the United States. It cost approximately $80 billion dollars a year to taxpayers. Law enforcement officials work feverishly to put a stop to healthcare fraud, but, there is a limit to what they can do. Healthcare fraud is the act of filing false claims to the insurance company. […]

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A Few Notable Examples of Workers’ Compensation Abuse

May 7, 2013

Workers’ compensation is an insurance meant to help employees who are injured on the job. The compensation covers the cost of medical care and time missed from work due to the injury. The protection it provides is essential for people who make legitimate claims, however, it is also subject to many false claims and abuse. […]

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Treated Like a Criminal Over a Work Injury?

May 4, 2013

The workers’ compensation system is one of many protections that the American worker enjoys. These insurance benefits make sure that a worker who is injured on the job, regardless of who was at fault, is able to pay for their medical bills and be reimbursed for their lost time from work. Unfortunately, many con artists […]

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Chiropractic Clinic Owner Convicted of Insurance Fraud

May 2, 2013

Marion Young, co-owner of Private Chiropractic Care, has pleaded guilty to participating in a conspiracy to defraud various automobile insurance companies out of millions of dollars.  The scheme resulted in the submission of more than $3 million in false billing claims.  The insurance companies involved paid at least $1.2 million in false claims during a […]

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Had your identity stolen? You have rights!

April 28, 2013

You have recently applied for a credit card, but your applications comes back “denied” due to slow or no pays. Unfortunately, you know you have been scrupulous about making your payments, so there should be no trouble getting the credit you ask for. When you ask for an explanation, the credit agency reports numerous late […]

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