Medicare Fraud Scheme Uncovered in South Florida, Resulting in Billions in Losses

Boca Raton, Florida – A widespread fraud scheme targeting Medicare recipients is being uncovered by investigators, revealing a multi-billion-dollar operation preying on vulnerable seniors. The scheme involves telemarketers persuading individuals to undergo unnecessary genetic testing for heart conditions and cancer, ultimately defrauding Medicare. Federal investigators released a recorded phone call as evidence in a criminal case, showcasing how scammers from call centers in South Florida target unsuspecting Medicare enrollees. In the call, an 84-year-old man …

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Seize: N.Y. AG Threatens Trump’s Assets Over $354M Civil Fraud Fine

NEW YORK – The New York Attorney General is warning that she may take possession of former President Donald Trump’s assets if he fails to pay a $354 million fine for civil fraud. This warning comes after a judge ordered Trump to pay the hefty fine in relation to a fraud case in New York. The real estate mogul’s empire in New York is now facing uncertainty following the verdict. The Attorney General’s Office emphasized …

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Court Orders Donald Trump to Pay Over $350m in Fraud Case Ruling

New York, USA – Former President Donald Trump has been ordered to pay over $350 million after being found guilty in a massive fraud trial in New York state. Justice Arthur Engoron delivered the verdict, imposing fines of $355 million and an additional interest of $463.9 million, as well as a three-year ban on doing business in the state. The ruling comes after Mr. Trump was found to have fraudulently inflated his wealth on financial …

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Donald Trump Fined $350M in NY Business Fraud Case, Temporarily Barred from Business in NY

NEW YORK, NY – A judge in New York recently ordered former President Donald Trump, his company, and his sons to pay over $350 million in damages as a result of a civil business fraud trial. The judge also temporarily restricted their ability to conduct business in New York, prohibiting Trump from serving as an officer or director of any New York corporation for three years. New York Attorney General Letitia James, spearheading the case, …

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Financial Fate of Trump’s Empire Hangs on New York Judge’s Civil Fraud Ruling

New York, NY – A New York judge is set to deliver a verdict in former President Donald Trump’s civil fraud trial, potentially deciding the future of his family business. The trial revolves around allegations that Trump and his company inflated the value of assets in statements to lenders. Prosecutors have asked for a $370 million fine and restrictions on Trump’s business activities in the state, which could have a significant impact on his real …

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Four Advantages For Filing Taxes Early This Year

While taxes are not due until April, filing as soon as possible is a good idea. There is no way for millions of Americans to avoid filing an annual tax return. And if you must file a tax return, do it as soon as possible.

Medicare Fraud Scheme Involving Urinary Catheters Uncovered by Health-Care Nonprofit

FRANKLIN, Tenn. – Pretty in Pink Boutique experienced an influx of calls from Medicare recipients across the country last August, claiming that the company had charged their health insurance thousands of dollars for urinary catheters that they never ordered or received. This led to confusion and concern for the boutique, as they found themselves tangled in an alleged fraud scheme with a scale of unprecedented proportions, totaling an estimated $2 billion. The alleged fraudulent claims …

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Philip Esformes to Plead Guilty to Medicare Fraud Charges as Judge Schedules Change of Plea Hearing

Miami, Florida – A Miami federal judge has scheduled a change of plea hearing and sentencing for Philip Esformes, a prominent philanthropist and former owner of more than 30 Miami-area nursing and assisted living facilities. Esformes is facing charges related to a $1 billion Medicare fraud and money-laundering scheme. The expected plea comes after almost two years of complaints from Esformes’ supporters that federal prosecutors were unjustly punishing him due to their anger over a …

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Embezzlement and Fraud: Shenandoah County Woman Pleads Guilty in U.S. District Court

HARRISONBURG, Va. – A woman from Shenandoah County, who was awaiting a jury trial on embezzlement charges in March, appeared in U.S. District Court on Monday. The jury trial scheduled for March is no longer necessary, as Elizabeth Keegan has pleaded guilty to two charges. According to Brian McGinn, Public Affairs Specialist for the United States Attorney’s Office, Western District of Virginia, Keegan admitted guilt to one count of identity theft and one count of …

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Fraud: Kansas Couple Concealed Dead Relative’s Body While Collecting $215K Retirement Benefits

Overland Park, Kansas – A couple from Overland Park, Kansas, has been accused of fraudulently obtaining more than $215,000 in retirement benefits on behalf of a deceased relative, all while concealing his body inside their home for six years. The deceased, Mike Carroll, was determined to have passed away in 2016 at the age of 81, based on data from his pacemaker. However, his body was not discovered by the police until 2022, when his …

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