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Antitrust Division Announces New Policy to Incentivize Corporate Compliance

Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, July 11, 2019 During remarks today, Assistant Attorney General Makan Delrahim announced the Antitrust Division’s new policy for incentivizing antitrust compliance. For the first time, the Division will consider compliance at the charging stage in criminal antitrust investigations, a change which is reflected in the Justice Manual. The Division also announced revisions to its Manual and published a document to guide prosecutors’ evaluation of corporate compliance programs at the charging and sentencing stage. “The Antitrust Division is committed to rewarding corporate efforts to invest in and instill a culture of compliance,” said Assistant Attorney General Delrahim.

Heir Location Services Company and Co-Owner Plead Guilty To Antitrust Charge for Long-Running Agreement Not to Compete

Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, July 10, 2019 Pleas Follow Court’s Ruling That the Per Se Rule Applies to Alleged Customer Allocation Conspiracy Kemp & Associates Inc., a Salt Lake City-based heir location services provider, and its co-owner, Daniel J. Mannix, pleaded guilty to allocating customers with another heir location services firm, the Department of Justice announced today. Kemp & Associates and Mannix pleaded guilty to a one-count felony indictment filed on Aug. 17, 2016 in the U.S. District Court in Salt Lake City.  The indictment charged Kemp & Associates and Mannix with conspiring with a competitor to suppress and

Manhattan Real Estate Developer Arrested in Multi-Million Dollar Fraud Scheme  – News Breaking

Manhattan Real Estate Developer Arrested in Multi-Million Dollar Fraud Scheme  - News Breaking — Read on newsbreakinglive.com/2019/07/10/manhattan-real-estate-developed-arrested-in-multi-million-dollar-fraud-scheme/

Bank General Counsel Pleads Guilty To Conspiracy to Defraud First NBC Bank

Department of JusticeU.S. Attorney’s Office Eastern District of Louisiana FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, July 2, 2019 NEW ORLEANS – The United States Attorney’s Office announced that GREGORY ST. ANGELO (“ST. ANGELO”), age 54, a resident of St. Tammany Parish, pled guilty Friday, June 28, 2019 to conspiring to defraud First NBC Bank, the New Orleans-based bank that failed in April of 2017. According to court documents, from in or around 2006 through the fall of 2016, ST. ANGELO was the general counsel of First NBC Bank. During this time, he and several businesses owned or controlled by him (the “Entities”) were First NBC Bank borrowers. Bank President A was a founder

South Florida Resident Sentenced to 30 Years for $100 Million International Fraud Scheme that Led to the Collapse of One of Puerto Rico’s Largest Banks

Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, July 3, 2019 A Key Biscayne, Florida, resident and the former CEO and Chairman of a now-bankrupt multinational pharmaceutical company was sentenced to 30 years in prison followed by five years of supervised release yesterday for his role his role in a $100 million scheme to defraud Westernbank of Puerto Rico (Westernbank). The losses triggered a series of events leading to Westernbank’s insolvency and ultimate collapse. Assistant Attorney General Brian A. Benczkowski of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division, U.S. Attorney Ariana Fajardo Orshan of the Southern District of Florida, Inspector General Jay N. Lerner

Home Wrecker – Progressive.org

The Great Recession may be over, but abusive mortgage servicers are still at work, and they're transforming neighborhoods into rental markets. — Read on progressive.org/magazine/home-wrecker-abusive-mortgage-servicer-transforms-neighborhoods/
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Seafood Processor Pleads Guilty to Selling Foreign Crab Meat Falsely Labeled as Blue Crab from USA

Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, July 18, 2019 Michael P. Casey of Poquoson, Virginia, pleaded guilty today in federal court in Newport News, Virginia, on charges stemming from his participation in a lucrative conspiracy to falsely label millions of dollars-worth of foreign crab meat as “Product of USA.” “By […]

Bridgeport Woman Sentenced to Prison for Identity Theft, Health Care Fraud Offenses

Department of Justice U.S. Attorney’s Office District of Connecticut FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, July 12, 2019 John H. Durham, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, announced that NIKKITA CHESNEY, 46, of Bridgeport, was sentenced today by U.S. District Judge Victor A. Bolden in Bridgeport to seven months of imprisonment, followed by three years of supervised release, for her role in a Medicaid fraud scheme. According to court documents and statements made in court, in May 2012, Chesney was employed by a health care provider that provided substance abuse treatment, including a detoxification program located in Bridgeport, when she was approached by

Doctor And Three Others In Bergen County Charged In $10 Million Health Care Fraud Scheme

Department of Justice U.S. Attorney’s Office District of New Jersey FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, July 16, 2019 Allegedly Paid and Received Kickbacks in Connection with Medically Unnecessary Prescriptions for Pain Creams NEWARK, N.J. – A doctor and three people associated with a pharmacy were charged today with their respective roles in defrauding the federal workers’ compensation program in a $10 million scheme involving illegal kickbacks and medically unnecessary prescriptions for pain creams, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced. Mark Filippone M.D., 71, of Wallington, New Jersey; Joseph Miller, 33, a/k/a “Joseph Vangelas,” of Fort Lee, New Jersey; Marlene Vangelas, 58, of River Vale, New Jersey;

Medical Billing Company Owner Sentenced to Prison for Health Care Fraud

Department of Justice U.S. Attorney’s Office Southern District of Ohio FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, July 16, 2019 COLUMBUS, Ohio – The owner of a medical and dental billing company was sentenced in U.S. District Court today for her role in committing more than $2 million in health care fraud. Cindy Dahdah, 61, of Beavercreek, was sentenced to 60 months in prison.  Benjamin C. Glassman, United States Attorney for the Southern District of Ohio, Lamont Pugh III, Special Agent in Charge, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General, Todd A. Wickerham, Special Agent in Charge, Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Cincinnati

Federal Jury Convicts Birmingham Doctor and Nurse for $7.8 Million Health Care Fraud, Unlawful Drug Distribution and Money Laundering

Department of JusticeU.S. Attorney’s Office Northern District of Alabama FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, July 16, 2019 BIRMINGHAM – A federal jury today convicted Dr. PATRICK EMEKA IFEDIBA, 60, of Shelby County and Patrick Ifediba’s sister, NGOZI JUSTINA OZULIGBO, 49, of Trussville of numerous crimes stemming from their involvement with Care Complete Medical Clinic, located in Birmingham, Alabama, announced U.S. Attorney Jay E. Town, FBI Special Agent in Charge Johnnie Sharp Jr., and Drug Enforcement Administration Assistant Special Agent in Charge Clay Morris.  Following a four-week trial before Judge David R. Proctor, the jury convicted Ifediba of thirty-five counts involving unlawful drug distribution, health care fraud, and money

Unlicensed Pharmacy Technician Sentenced for Working at New England Compounding Center

Department of Justice U.S. Attorney’s Office District of Massachusetts FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, July 17, 2019 BOSTON – A New England Compounding Center (NECC) employee was sentenced today in federal court in Boston in connection with working as an unlicensed pharmacy technician at the compounding pharmacy in Framingham. Scott M. Connolly, 47, of East Greenwich, R.I., was sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge Richard G. Stearns to 24 months of probation. In August 2018, Connolly pleaded guilty to 10 counts of mail fraud. In December 2014, Connolly was indicted along with 13 others in connection with the 2012 nationwide fungal meningitis outbreak originating from NECC.

Michigan Defendant Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy to Defraud the IRS and Steal From an Organization Receiving Federal Funds

Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, July 15, 2019 A Boca Raton, Florida, resident pleaded guilty today in Flint, Michigan, to conspiring to impede the lawful functions of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and conspiring to steal from an organization receiving federal funds, announced Acting Deputy Assistant Attorney General Stuart M. Goldberg of the Justice Department’s Tax Division. According to court documents, from January 2013 through December 2017, Scott Jawetz and his co-defendants executed a scheme, using the company Blue Horseshoe Consulting Inc. (Blue Horseshoe), to obtain police reports, stolen from the Detroit Police Department, which contained automobile crash victim
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Twitter admits it is Censoring our President – magAMedia

Twitter admits it is Censoring our President – magAMedia — Read on magamedia.org/2019/06/29/twitter-admits-it-is-censoring-our-president/amp/

Why YouTube, currently under FTC probe, “could be a lot safer” for kids – CBS News

"The recommendation algorithm is not going to lead anybody to anything terrible in ten minutes. Leave them for 30 minutes in front of the recommendation algorithm … woah." — Read on www.cbsnews.com/amp/news/youtube-currently-under-ftc-probe-could-be-a-lot-safer-for-kids/

‘There Is a Stench’: No Soap and Overcrowding in Detention Centers for Migrant Children – The New York Times

Inspectors and lawyers traveling to border facilities in Texas described tremendous overcrowding and filthy conditions for hundreds of children and other detainees. — Read on www.nytimes.com/2019/06/21/us/migrant-children-border-soap.html

Department of Homeland Security uncovers massive voter fraud showing Trump won popular vote — Steemit

By Julian Crawford A report by the Department of Homeland Security has uncovered massive voter fraud in the 2016… by dailystorm — Read on steemit.com/news/@dailystorm/department-of-homeland-security-uncovers-massive-voter-fraud-showing-trump-won-popular-vote

Kamala Harris in Univision Op-Ed: Trump Has ‘Such Evil’

Democrat presidential hopeful Kamala Harris marveled at what she called in her Univision op-ed, “such evil” in President Donald Trump. — Read on www.breitbart.com/politics/2019/06/21/kamala-harris-in-univision-op-ed-trump-has-such-evil/amp/

Why did Dianne Feinstein secretly meet with Iranian official amid flaring tensions? – TheBlaze

Without an exposed iPhone screen we may never have known. — Read on www.theblaze.com/news/why-did-dianne-feinstein-meet-secretly-with-iran-as-tensions-with-u-s-peaked
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Investigate Judge Jeff Moskowitz in Maine

Lori Handrahan started this petition to Elaine C. Duke Judge Jeff Moskowitz is potentially engaged in document fraud by using his signature as a judge and his court-issued stamp on judgements that are fraudulent. There has been a sustained public outcry in Maine about the corruption in Judge Jeff Moskowitz’s courtroom in Portland, Maine. Authorities involved in […]

Texas Judge Convicted of Bribery and Obstruction

Roberts Court Says Citizenship Can Be Asked – So Do It – The Resurgent

Why Ash Carter, Clapper and Brennan tried to get NSA’s Mike Rogers fired

Justice Thomas Says U.S. Supreme Court Shouldn’t Uphold ‘Demonstrably Erroneous’ Precedents, Prompts References to Roe v. Wade

Ohio jury awards $11 million to bakery owners targeted by Oberlin College student protests – Washington Times

House Democrats Think They Deserve a ‘Modest’ $4,500 Raise

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