09.13.19

We Asked Prosecutors if Health Insurance Companies Care About Fraud. They Laughed at Us.

To protect their networks and bottom lines, health insurers don't aggressively pursue widespread fraud, making it easy for scammers.



09.13.19

Florida man sentenced to 52 months for credit card fraud scheme

The Department of Justice announced Thursday that a Florida man was sentenced to 52 months in federal prison for a 2016 credit card fraud scheme, according to a news release.



09.13.19

FBI investigating potential $35M payroll fraud in upstate New York

The FBI is investigating the sudden shutdown of an upstate payroll processing company that left countless workers across the country with negative bank balances amid the disappearance of up to $35 million due to suspected "fraudulent activity."



09.13.19

Fifteen Novartis executives to appear before corruption prosecutor

After years of delays, a corruption prosecutor in Athens investigating an alleged bribery scandal involving Swiss pharmaceutical giant Novartis has asked 15 executives of the parent company and its local branch to testify as suspects in the case.



09.13.19

UAW official from Missouri charged in Detroit in wide corruption and embezzlement probe

A Missouri-based official at the United Auto Workers has been charged in Detroit with corruption in an alleged scheme to embezzle union money and also spend cash on golf clubs, cigars and swanky stays in California.



09.12.19

Swiss Say Libra Needs License, Anti-Money Laundering Controls

Switzerland said Facebook Inc.'s planned Libra cryptocurrency would need an official green light, with granting of a license contingent on the risks of reserve management being borne entirely by the organization and not by stable-coin holders.



09.12.19

Email wire fraud is so simple for criminals to pull off, it's cost companies $26 billion since 2016, says FBI

A type of wire fraud called business email compromise resulted in $26 billion in losses since July 2016, according to new research released Tuesday by the FBI, making it one of the costliest cyber crimes against corporations.



09.12.19

To Save the Republic, Some of Trump's Allies and Appointees Will Have to Face Federal Prosecution

The biggest danger Trump poses to America is normalizing corruption for future administrations.



09.12.19

Egyptians Keep Sharing These Videos About Government Corruption and There's Nothing Sisi Can Do About It

Millions of Egyptians are enthralled by daily videos uploaded by a former military contractor who accuses President Sisi of large-scale corruption.



09.12.19

Long-time IT consultant for Alexey Navalny's Anti-Corruption Foundation quits, accusing management of corruption

A long-time IT consultant for the Anti-Corruption Foundation has accused the organization of lying to constituents and mismanaging its volunteer labor force.



09.11.19

Global money-laundering watchdog closely monitoring Facebook's Libra, official says

The global anti-money laundering watchdog is closely monitoring developments on Facebook's planned Libra cryptocurrency, its new head told Reuters on Tuesday, in the latest sign of growing regulatory scrutiny of the project.



09.11.19

Telemedicine CEO pleads guilty in $424 million Medicare fraud scheme

The owner of telemedicine company Video Doctor Network on Friday pleaded guilty for his role in what the Justice Department is calling one of the largest healthcare fraud schemes prosecuted to date in the U.S.



09.11.19

Former FEMA Officials, Contractor Accused of Hurricane Maria Relief Fraud

One of those arrested was FEMA's primary leader in trying to restore electric power after Hurricane Maria destroyed the power grid in 2017



09.11.19

Nissan's abrupt CEO exit complicates turnaround efforts as corruption scandal spreads

The abrupt resignation Monday of Nissan CEO Hiroto Saikawa, after an internal investigation uncovered falsified documents that boosted his compensation, marks a dramatic shift in an ongoing scandal that broke open last November with the arrest of then-Chairman Carlos Ghosn.



09.11.19

Model charged with fraud, extortion for rape claim against soccer star Neymar

The Brazilian model who accused soccer star Neymar of raping her in a Paris hotel in May was indicted Tuesday with fraud, extortion and slander charges.



09.10.19

THREE WAYS TO STOP MONEY LAUNDERING THROUGH REAL ESTATE

Around the world, buying property is a favourite method for the corrupt to launder their ill-gotten gains.



09.10.19

Hidden Gem: 'Kingmaker' Lifts Lid on Political Corruption in the Philippines

Lauren Greenfield's documentary puts Philippine First Lady Imelda Marcos under the microscope: "She does exactly what she wants to do."



09.10.19

When Union Corruption Detracts From a Strike

United Auto Workers members recently voted to strike against the Big Three automakers.



09.10.19

Head of Suburban Autism Center Charged in $3M Fraud Scheme

The head of a south suburban autism center faces nearly a dozen criminal charges after allegedly submitting $3 million in fraudulent insurance claims for therapeutic services that were never provided to clients.



09.10.19

CHICAGO TEACHERS UNION SETS STRIKE VOTE OVER $452M IN DEMANDS

The Chicago Teachers Union could be on strike for the third time in seven years by Oct. 7, if the city does not meet demands worth $452 million for members already out-earning teachers in many of the nation's largest cities.



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