Saturday, December 16, 2017

Calif. Federal Grand Jury Indicts 55 in $250 Million Income-tax Fraud Scheme

Fraudsters will try just about anything to make a buck—even creating a fictional world in which the government is bankrupt, the country is owned by England, and that tax refunds are available through a secret government account. That's the latest according to a...

The Honeymoon’s Over

Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today announced the conviction of an Izard County woman for marrying a patient she was caring for, which would make her ineligible to be paid by the Medicaid program, and continuing to provide care.

Selfish Betrayal

Many immigrants to the United States seek assistance with legal citizenship through family connections or through jobs. If eligibility requirements are met, immigrants have to obtain an approved visa petition from the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) filed by a sponsor, such as...

Psyching Out Fraud

In modern terms, the phrase ''psyched out'' can refer to ''being excited'' about something. (Someone could be ''psyched out'' about an upcoming vacation to the Bahamas.) The term ''psyched out'' can also mean ''to be intimidated.'' (A sports team could be ''psyched out'' because...

Dependent on Fraud

Under the Arkansas Medicaid program, the Independent Choices Program offers in-home care services to eligible beneficiaries. This program supports a more independent lifestyle by enabling participants to have a wider range of personal choice over who they hire, while offering more financial control over...

Abandoned

Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge announced the conviction of a Pocola, Oklahoma man for Medicaid fraud. Shawn Howard pleaded guilty in Pulaski County Circuit Court and was sentenced to five years in the Arkansas Department of Correction (ADC), with an additional 15 years suspended.
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