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Boston -- A Methuen real estate broker pleaded guilty Tuesday to participating in a scheme to defraud banks and mortgage companies. Greisy Jimenez, 50, admitted to engaging in "short sales"of residential properties in the Merrimack Valley. Jimenez pleaded guilty to two counts of bank fraud and a ...
In February 2017, detectives with the Northern Nevada Repeat Offenders Program began an investigation into identity theft and fraudulent credit card applications and transactions. Detectives determined that three suspects had used the identity of a 62-year-old man to apply for credit, which they used to ...

The prosecutors contended Hardin himself invited the introduction of the racist recordings as evidence in the case when he sought in his defense to show jurors Hazelwood was too savvy a businessman to participate in behavior, including fraud, that would threaten the business that was paying him more ...
The former head of one of the nation's largest foreign exchange banking operations was charged Wednesday with wire fraud in connection with a 2011 scheme to manipulate the sale of trading options owned by Hewlett-Packard Company, in Palo Alto, and pocket the money. Robert Bogucki, the former top ...
Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen, pictured earlier this month, said Tuesday she "did not hear that word used" when asked during a Senate hearing about a vulgarity attributed to President Donald Trump. (Jabin Botsford / The Washington Post). Steve ChapmanContact ReporterChicago ...
... and numerous fraudulent checks with different business names printed on them, the news release said. Deputies also found evidence that the suspects were attempting to counterfeit U.S. paper currency, according to the Sheriff's Office. Jimenez, 35, was arrested on suspicion of four counts of check fraud, ...
In the poll, 174 respondents said they had discovered fraudulent transactions on their cards after making a purchase from OnePlus. One customer who ... The smartphone maker says customers who are affected by fraud should contact their bank immediately to initiate a chargeback. Updated January 16th ...
One unintended consequence of facebook's feed purge is that it may make Publishers more vulnerable to ad fraud. With Facebook favoring user content and deprioritizing publishers' posts in its news feed, publishers will turn to traffic resellers to make up for the clicks they're losing from Facebook, said ...
Influencer marketing has a fraud problem. Brands have run campaigns with fake influencers and on real ones who use bots to boost their followings. Influencer agencies themselves have also inflated their own influencers' accounts. The J.M. Smucker Co., parent of brands like Smucker's, Jif, Pillsbury, ...
police refuse to accept that office worker Nicha Kiartthanapaiboon, 24, (left) her elder sister or other relatives were victims of a fraud gang, and not members of one. (Photo by Apichit Jinakul). - +. police investigating a woman's claim she fell victim to an identity card theft gang are looking at whether a ...
Lawsuit alleges secret sales, aliases and fraud in Sunland Park. By David Crowder / El Paso Inc. staff writer; Jan 15, 2018 Updated 12 hrs ago; (0) · facebook · twitter · email. 5653325ee48ea.image.jpg. In a June 2015 photo, federal marshals seize the house at 105 Thoroughbred in Sunland Park, New Mexico. File photo.
A former civilian Los Angeles police Department employee was arrested on suspicion of workers' compensation fraud, authorities said. Gerald Pulley, 51, was arrested last Thursday on suspicion of the felony-level crime, Los Angeles police said in a press release. Pulley has since been released on ...
San Diego (CN) -- The former owner of Pacific hospital in Long Beach was sentenced Friday to 5 years and 3 months in federal prison for a 15-year, $500 million healthcare fraud, Federal Prosecutors said. Michael D. Drobot, 73, of Corona Del Mar, pleaded guilty in 2014 to conspiracy and paying illegal ...
Yesterday I was notified on one of the credit cards of suspected fraudulent activity, I logged onto credit card site and verified that there were several transactions that I did not make. I went through the process and switched accounts... no big deal. Today same thing with the other credit card," wrote one ...
MUNCIE, Ind. - For more than six months, Muncie police had been looking for a woman they believed was behind a large check-fraud operation, victimizing local businesses, banks and citizens. Last week, they believe they finally caught up with her. "She's been like a ghost," city police Capt. Joe Todd said.
In November, I wrote about the process involved in filing claims if you had been a victim of a wire fraud scam involving wire transfers through Western Union. Since then, I have received emails from several readers asking for more information. Since the deadline for filing a claim is Feb. 12, you should be ...

A man accused of defrauding investors who contributed funds toward the proposed purchase of a natural gas pipeline was convicted Thursday of 24 criminal counts. Clay Shelton, 48, of Bowling Green, was found guilty in U.S. District Court of 17 counts of securities fraud, four counts of money laundering ...
The Opelika police Department seeks help in identifying two women suspected for alleged fraudulent use of a credit/debit card. The fraudulent use occurred on Dec. 22, 2017, at Target, located at 2660 Enterprise Drive in Opelika, police said. Both suspects are described as black women appearing to be ...
A Michigan clinic officer manager pleaded guilty to a $131 million healthcare fraud scheme that billed Medicare while fueling opioid consumption. Yasser Mozeb, office manager of Detroit-based Tri-County Network, pleaded guilty Thursday to one count of conspiracy to commit healthcare fraud and one ...
The charges also allege the two men plus Hagen obtained another $600,000 in fraudulent commissions, rebates and profits. Starkey officials have said they started investigating the executives in summer 2015, and in September, they had enough evidence to fire them and get federal authorities involved.
During an October tour of downtown Roseville, the city's Economic Development Director Chris Robles made passing mention of a building across from Vernon Street Town Square once occupied by Kobra Properties. What happened with that company and its former owner, Abolghasseni Alizadeh, ...
There's medical identity theft involving the creation of false medical records and false insurance billing, and tax-related identity theft in which a scammer uses someone's Social Security number to fraudulent receive a tax refund. Other types include employment, criminal, and synthetic identity theft.
The Frederick News Post quotes Lambert's attorney as saying he and his client "categorically reject the charges." According to federal officials, between early 2009 and continuing until October, 2014, Lambert conspired with others at "Transportation corporation A" to make corrupt and fraudulent bribery and ...
The former owner of Pacific hospital in Long Beach was sentenced to federal prison on Friday for running a $600 million workers compensation fraud scheme. Michael Drobot, 73, was sentenced Friday to 63 months in prison and fined $500,000. Earlier this week, he was ordered to forfeit $10 million to the ...
The news organizations' bid for public access to those records comes in the ongoing wire and mail fraud conspiracy trial of former Pilot Flying J President Mark Hazelwood and three subordinates - former vice president Scott "Scooter" Wombold and former regional account representatives Heather Jones ...
SACRAMENTO (AP) -- A Sacramento-area restaurant owner and commercial real estate developer is admitting to frauds that cost banks more than $22 million. Fifty-nine-year-old Abolghasseni Alizadeh of Granite Bay pleaded guilty Friday to wire fraud, bank fraud and making false statements to a federally ...
Saying the effect of Mark O. Wittenmyer's crimes was "devastating on our community," a federal judge on Friday sentenced the former Holland businessman to 78 months in prison and ordered him to pay more than $8 million in restitution to the victims of his fraud. Wittenmyer, 57, pleaded guilty in U.S. ...
"Just going in and cheating without any documentation, knowing that it's fraudulent and knowing that it could have an impact forever." The Stanton report details grade changes for multiple students on the same day at about the same time, as evidenced by computer records. "Moreover the vast majority of ...
A Jasper pastor and his wife, who were convicted last year of fraud and theft for illegally diverting hurricane relief money, have filed for Chapter 13 bankruptcy protection, according to court filings. Walter Diggles, former executive director of the Deep East Texas Council of governments, was convicted in ...
police: Tulsa fraud Suspect Had Master Postal Service Key. Tulsa police say one of two people arrested this week in a money fraud case was in possession of a special key that can open outgoing mail boxes in the city. Jan. 12, 2018, at 11:32 a.m.. police: Tulsa fraud Suspect Had Master Postal Service Key ...
The insurance firm Aflac has exploited workers, manipulated its accounting, and deceived shareholders and customers, according to nine former employees. This article is based on interviews with multiple current and former employees, as well as three previously unreported lawsuits. The allegations ...
Proving foul play when it comes to fraudulent inventory is extremely difficult, and Publishers are wary of the legal ramifications. In some cases, confidentiality clauses in their contracts can bind them. Even vendors sometimes claim confidentiality clauses prevent them from sharing fraud insights with ...
Venezuela Parliament Calls President's $5.9 bln Petro cryptocurrency 'New fraud'. Petro, the ... Countering the plans in parliament however, deputy Jorge Millan ridiculed Petro as a "new act of fraud." He told ... "We find ourselves before a new kind of fraud, disguised as a solution the (financial) crisis.
Oversight cited data from JPMorgan, which estimated U.S. businesses lose $1 billion every year due to employee expense fraud. Oversight's own analysis found 10 percent of corporate travelers commit high-risk spending, which includes fraudulent and out-of-policy spending. "Through features like Repeat Offenders and ...
HONOLULU (AP) - A former Hawaii school official who authorities say stole more than $3 million from University of the Nations has been sentenced to more than nine years in prison. The Honolulu Star-Advertiser reports that the Christian school's former Chief Financial Officer, Pablo Rivera, was sentenced ...
Trump established the commission in May after claiming without evidence that massive voter fraud had cost him the popular vote, and he appointed Vice President Mike Pence and Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach to lead the panel. The commission had been criticized as a misguided step to solve a ...
NBA forward Jamil Wilson is reportedly the subject of a lawsuit in which he has been accused of sexual battery and fraud. According to TMZ sports, the plaintiff is a woman who said she dated Wilson from November 2016 through June 2017. The woman alleged she contracted herpes from Wilson through ...
"Mr Bevan was dishonestly involved in the fraudulent transfer of nearly $2.5m of money belonging to the Bermudan people, which had been covered up by being in the names of other organisations," said prosecutor Tim Evans. An investigation in Bermuda uncovered a series of bogus payments including ...
Paris (AFP) - Paris prosecutors have launched a probe of US tech giant Apple over suspected "planned obsolescence" in some of its iPhone models, a judicial source told AFP on Monday. It comes after a complaint by the association Stop Planned Obsolescence (HOP or Halte a l'Obsolescence ...
Patel, of Windermere, Fla., pleaded guilty in 2016 to five counts of wire fraud, admitting in a plea agreement with prosecutors that he sold tens of millions of dollars in fraudulent loans to an investment firm in Wisconsin and blew the cash on a lavish lifestyle and to buy hotels, court records show. A probation ...
The second of two men charged in a multi-million dollar fraud case will go to trial next fall in New Westminster. Kirk Roberts was charged with fraud over $5,000 for a scheme that took place while he was the controller-bookeeper of Langley-based Aggressive Roadbuilders a decade ago. A trial has now ...
"The clinic was in violation of the staffing and supervision regulations set forth herein, so all claims submitted to MassHealth ... by the Lowell Clinic were false and fraudulent." The complaint was filed against Peter Scanlon, founder and owner of the company until April 2012, and co-founder Kevin Sheehan.
MenuSections. https://www.timesunion.com/news/article/Brooklyn-assemblywoman-indicted-for-fraud-12484274.php. Brooklyn assemblywoman indicted for fraud. Indictment accuses Pamela Harris of fraud, obstruction, witness tampering. By Brendan J. Lyons. Updated 5:00 pm, Tuesday, January 9, 2018.
Former Pilot Flying J President Mark Hazelwood and three former subordinates -- Vice President Scott "Scooter" Wombold and account representatives Karen Mann and Heather Jones -- are on trial in U.S. District Court in Chattanooga on wire fraud and mail fraud conspiracy charges. They are accused of ...
JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon now reportedly regrets calling bitcoin a "fraud," though he is still not a fan of the cryptocurrency. In an interview with FOX Business Tuesday, Dimon said: "The bitcoin to me was always what the governments are gonna feel about bitcoin as it gets really big, and I just have ...
A French businessman is appearing in a London court to face extradition proceedings over allegations of fraud and money laundering. Alexandre Djouhri is due at Westminster Magistrates' Court Wednesday for a bail hearing. British police say Djouhri was arrested Sunday at Heathrow Airport on a warrant ...
Charges were filed against a Monongahela man accused of deceptive business practices and home-improvement fraud. A 78-year-old Belle Vernon woman told police that she entered into a lawn care and yard work agreement with Robert E. Jones, 46, in January 2017. Jones was supposed to perform ...
A Charlotte investment adviser indicted for allegedly defrauding dozens of investors has agreed to plead guilty to securities fraud and tax evasion charges, according to an agreement filed in U.S. District Court in Charlotte. A federal grand jury returned a criminal indictment in December 2016 charging ...
China's Environment Ministry said on Tuesday it had fined two local truck makers a total of at least 38 million yuan (US$5.8 million) for manufacturing vehicles that do not meet pollution standards and for engaging in emissions fraud. The Ministry of Environmental Protection said in a notice that it had fined ...


 

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