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The COVID-19 pandemic is causing us to navigate unchartered waters. Fraud related to this outbreak is no exception. Get the latest headlines here to stay informed.

Tax Tricks and Fraudulent Loopholes

Being a professional athlete can be very lucrative. But according to Craig Brown of NKSFB, about 78% of professional athletes go broke after retirement. One way to protect the nest egg is to know the tax loopholes which favor the wealthy. Seir Robinson Havana,...

Selling Cocaine or Committing Fraud, It’s Still Illegal

Finding inspiration for lyric is extremely important for any songwriter. But for Fontrell Antonio Baines, also known as Nuke Bizzle, he should have chosen another muse than stealing from the COVID-19 Unemployment fund. Released in a YouTube music video, Baines claimed he fraudulently took...

Not Keeping Her Promise

Upon completing boot camp, a soldier makes an oath to protect and defend the country. It is called the Oath of Enlistment. Somewhere along the way U.S. Army Chief Warrant Officer 2 Dara Buck forgot that promise and ended up operating a twofold fraud....

A Lifeline For Fraudsters, Too

There is no manual written on what to do for economic security during a pandemic. The Covid-19 pandemic was first recorded in the United States on January 13, 2020. On March 13, 2020, the President of the United States declared a nationwide emergency. Businesses...

Funding a New Business…and Plastic Surgery

Sometimes it’s hard to get funding for new businesses. Sometimes it’s hard to save up for plastic surgery. Carl Delano Torjago saw an opportunity to do both when the federal government rolled out the Paycheck Protection Program for existing companies. But the federal government...

Does that Candle Come Scented in Fraud?

COVID-19 must have been a big relief for Christopher Lick from Starkville, Mississippi, and business owner of four companies, when the government signed the CARES Act providing loans as part of the Paycheck Protection Program. Business was struggling for Lick, having just closed one...

COVID Fraud is Not Safe or Natural!

A federal jury, on June 21, 2022, found Missouri Rep. Patricia Derges guilty of multiple counts of health care fraud, including defrauding Green County of federal money and marketing bogus stem cell treatments. Derges, an assistant physician, was elected in November 2020 to represent Christian...

Me Want Cookie!

Police arrested a Columbus Ohio bakery owner, Ava Misseldine, in Utah, on June 11, 2022, accusing her of stealing the identity of a dead baby. Misseldine allegedly used the stolen identity as “Brie” to become a flight attendant, get her pilot’s license, attend college,...

The Importance of a Business Plan

As a business owner, it’s important to provide a sense of direction for your company.  A well-written business plan can help you measure and guide your company goals to success. However, for Sterling Educational Consulting, that direction was not clear to the U.S.Federal District court....

Wall Street Wannabe

For most of the world, the outbreak of COVID-19 in 2020 marked a time to come together and have each other’s backs. For others, such as dual New York and Florida resident, Gregory Blotnick, it signaled an opportunity to try and make a quick...
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