By Against Crony Capitalism November 3, 2015 More VA (alleged) fraud, $400,000 in “moving expenses” for 2 senior employees We probably don’t need to remind our readers that veterans were/are dying waiting for care from the VA while these government employees were (allegedly) busy scamming the taxpayers out of hundreds of thousands of […]
By Bill Bonner Bonner & Partners September 24, 2015 A True American Crony PARIS – Volkswagen CEO “falls on his sword,” reports the Financial Times. The FT was speaking metaphorically, of course. Martin Winterkorn is German, after all, not Japanese. A Japanese businessman in a similar circumstance would have his intestines on […]
By Ashlee Kieler Consumerist May 13, 2015 SEC Charges Current, Former Executives Of For-Profit Chain ITT Educational Services With Fraud Back in September ITT Educational Services – the operator of for-profit college chain ITT Technical Institute – revealed it was facing increased scrutiny by several government agencies. That scrutiny turned to action […]
By Melissa Quinn The Daily Signal April 16, 2015 Future Indictments Related to Export-Import Bank Likely, Agency Watchdog Says As lawmakers debate whether to extend the life of the highly contested Export-Import Bank, the agency’s chief watchdog said today it’s likely more indictments could be issued as a result of more than 31 investigations […]
By Against Crony Capitalism January 28, 2015 Hospital Lobby Continues Effort to Gut Anti-Fraud Provisions Medicare fraud is widespread. One of the chief beneficiaries of this fraud is the hospital industry. That is why the hospital lobbyists are working to kill the Medicare fraud identification effort, the Recovery Audit Contractor Program. It’s worth […]
Police swoop on 80 airports in global ticket fraud crackdown Published by AFP news agency Published on Nov 28, 2014 Police have arrested 118 people in an unprecedented globally-coordinated swoop on plane ticket credit card fraud, a billion-dollar organised crime industry, officials said Friday.
Source: http://www.againstcronycapitalism.org By Nick Sorrentino VA Run Like a ‘Crime Syndicate,’ Whistleblower Says, “This newest case just further illustrates that the scandal is much more far reaching than most people realize,” “If one person comes up with a way to cheat on a report to the government and profit from that lie, that’s […]
Source: http://www.againstcronycapitalism.org By Nick Sorrentino Harry Reid Tied to Medicare Fraudster Saloman Melgen Saloman Melgen is the South Florida doctor who it was determined overbilled Medicare by $9 million in 2007-2008, and who also recently lent his private plane to Senator Menendez of New Jersey for some “vacation time” in the Dominican […]
Source: http://www.againstcronycapitalism.org By Nick Sorrentino These States Have More Registered Voters Than Eligible Adults Now I wonder why that would be allowed to happen? I know that it’s a common talking point among some to argue that voter fraud is not pervasive. Anyone who has lived in New Orleans, West Virginia, […]
Documents in JPMorgan settlement reveal how every large bank in U.S. has committed mortgage fraud Published by TheRealNews Bill Black: Justice Dept.’s failure to understand pervasive schemes of fraud in financial industry obstructs meaningful prosecution of banks
Source: http://tennessee.watchdog.org By Chris Butler | Tennessee Watchdog Reports of Obamacare fraud emerge in Tennessee NASHVILLE — Scam artists have seemingly found a friend in Obamacare. Reports are emerging that shysters are using Tennessee residents’ relative lack of knowledge about the new health care law to defraud them. Scam artists, for example, are […]
Source: http://libertyblitzkrieg.com By Michael Krieger Meet the Disability-Industrial-Complex: Up to 45% on Disability Insurance are Frauds If the American public knew what was going on in our system, half would be outraged and the other half would apply for benefits. – Marilyn Zahm, one of the 1,500 disability judges operating in the U.S. […]
Source: http://libertycalling.net Posted by Judy Morris Don’t Get Sucker Pumped At Gas Pump Skim Scan – Pay Cash at the Pump Gas pump skimmers are getting craftier. A new scam out of Oklahoma that netted thieves $400,000 before they were caught is a reminder of why it’s usually best to pay with credit […]
Source: http://www.occupycorporatism.com By Susanne Posel Occupy Corporatism New House Bill Wipes Mortgage Fraud Clean For Banksters The House Financial Services Committee (HFSC), headed by chair Jeb Hensarling, has approved proposed bill entitled, “Protecting American Taxpayers and Homeowners Act” (PATH) that is being sold to the American public as a way “to create a sustainable […]
Source: http://wchildblog.com Legalized Bribery — Interview with Ex-Lobbyist Jack Abramoff Published by breakingtheset Abby Martin talks with former lobbyist Jack Abramoff about DC’s culture of cronyism, revolving door politics, lobbying, and how to get money out of politics.