Thursday, October 19, 2017

FRAUD OF THE WEEK – Last 5 Days

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New York’s Geneva Housing Authority (GHA) strives to improve the quality of life for its community’s lower income residents. The organization administers public and...

Dust Bunnies

One for the History Books

Seems Like Forever

Fraud in Absentia

Food Stamp Millionaire

Today’s “Fraud of the Day” is based on an article entitled, “Judge finds Geauga County ‘food stamp millionaire’ guilty of welfare fraud” posted on WKYC.com. Prosecutors say they will seek jail time for a wealthy Geauga County man convicted of fraudulently obtaining food stamps and Medicaid for his suburban family.

A Fraud Duffer

Today’s “Fraud of the Day” is based on an article entitled, “Golfing leads to workers comp fraud conviction” published by Business Insurance. A Montana man who was videotaped lifting furniture and playing golf while collecting workers compensation benefits pleaded guilty to a charge of criminal theft and will have to pay back nearly $27,500.

Gamblers Never Win

Today’s “Fraud of the Day” is based on an article entitled, “Las Vegas man to serve at least 3 years in prison for unemployment insurance fraud” posted on news3lv.com.

Risky Business

Today’s “Fraud of the Day” is based on an article entitled, “Alexandria Business Owner Pleads Guilty To Medicaid Fraud” published by Old Town Alexandria Patch.

FEDERAL FRAUD

The Buck Stops Here

Today’s “Fraud of the Day” is based on an article entitled, “Ex-HARC boss Richard Lilliston gets five years for role in diverting Social Security from disabled clients” published by the Tampa Bay Times. Richard Lilliston used to be admired. Now, old friends shun him.

Put On Your Thinking Cap

Today’s “Fraud of the Day” is based on an article entitled, “Palm Harbor oncologist gets nearly six years in prison for smuggling chemo drugs from overseas” published by the Tampa Bay Times.

Decoupling Fraud

The U.S. Justice Department’s Northern District of California announced that former Antioch police officer Gary Bostick and his wife, Ana Bostick, pleaded guilty to their respective roles in a scheme to illegally obtain money from the United States.

Cultivating Fraud

Acting U.S. Attorney Alexander C. Van Hook announced that a federal jury found a Bastrop farmer guilty last week of creating shell farms so he could receive more than $1.6 million in subsidy payments to which he was not entitled.

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