Fbi

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is a governmental agency belonging to the United States Department of Justice that serves as both a federal criminal investigative body and an internal intelligence agency (counterintelligence). Also, it is the government agency responsible for investigating crimes on Native American reservations in the United States under the Major Crimes Act. The FBI has investigative jurisdiction over violations of more than 200 categories of federal crime.The bureau was established in 1908 as the Bureau of Investigation (BOI). Its name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) in 1935. The FBI headquarters is the J.
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  • The Different Types of White-Collar Crime Laws in Texas

    … includes a range of non-violent crimes that the offender typically commits to attaining financial gains. Have you been accused of a white-collar crime in Texas? Contact The Law Office of Matthew D. Sharp today >> Overview of White-Collar Crime White-collar criminal offenses may include: Healthcare fraud Insider trading (securities fraud…

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  • Donald Trump, the FBI and pretext

    … Donald Trump claims he fired FBI Director Comey because he mishandled the investigation of Secretary Clinton’s emails. Yet that investigation took place and was over before Trump was elected President. To the extent Comey mishandled anything, Trump clearly knew about it on the first day he took office. Yet, he waited 108 days to fire him…

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  • Tenet Exec INDICTED (Tenet Healthcare Whistleblower Post)

    … was released on a $3 million bond after his arraignment. The charges all stem from a Corporate Integrity Agreement signed by Tenet in 2006. That is the same year that Holland became Tenet’s SVP in charge of operations in the southern United States. The Agreement stemmed from an earlier case involving Tenet Healthcare and alleged violations…

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  • MassHealth Fraud Lawyer – 2016 In Review

    … Fraud Recoveries 2016 MassHealth Fraud Recoveries: $80 Million! Let’s break down the recoveries in 2016. The $80 million figure comes from 29 settlements. The biggest chunk of the MassHealth fraud recovery totals comes from a single case. Last May, pharmaceutical giant Pfizer paid $784 million to resolve charges that the company was overcharging…

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  • Jail for Fla. Lighting Contractor in Kickback Scheme

    … Winfred Ferrer said, “The public has a right to expect that officials who oversee local government agencies are ethical, trustworthy, responsible, and represent the best interests of the community.” An FBI spokesperson said, “Corrupt officials are on notice – breach the public’s trust through stealing or accepting bribes in the course…

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  • Platinum Partners Hedge Fund Ponzi – Where Are the Banks?

    … are charged with securities fraud, investment adviser fraud, securities fraud conspiracy, investment adviser fraud conspiracy and wire fraud conspiracy. They say the defendants defrauded investors through the overvaluation of the fund’s assets, the concealment of severe cash flow problems at Platinum’s signature fund, and the preferential payment…

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  • Kickbacks, RICO and the Pharmaceutical Industry (Insys Post)

    … and addictive opioids, should be prescribed without the influence of corporate money. I hope that today’s charges send a clear message that we will continue to attack the opioid epidemic from all angles, whether it is corporate greed or street level dealing.” An FBI spokesperson had similar sentiments when he said, “As alleged, top executives of Insys…

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  • Make It What Again?

    … country. To have a man like Donald J. Trump for President, with his propensity for authoritarianism and now with the FBI, the Secret Service, the US Marshal’s and other investigative agencies under either his control or the control of those he appoints is a scarey proposition to those in the media. If he could cower a reporter by the use of Twitter…

    Dan Aaronson/ Benjamin, Aaronson, Edinger & Patanzo, P.A.- 9 readers -
  • Dr Death Declares His Innocence… from Prison! (Farid Fata MD)

    … Nothing surprises us anymore. The biggest threat to this country and we taxpayers isn’t ISIS, it isn’t terrorism, it isn’t even politicians. It is fraud. It’s occurring at record levels and much of it is brazen. This post, however, even caught me off guard. Dr Farid Fata was labeled the Dr. Death and the Butcher of Detroit. Those aren’t our…

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  • Tesco Bank Cyberhacking State Sponsored? FIRREA Post

    … if the criminals behind this latest cybersecurity breach were teenage hackers, members of an organized crime ring or state sponsored thieves, banks have a duty to protect customer’s data and accounts. In the U.S., cybersecurity oversight is the responsibility of the Federal Reserve, the Comptroller of the Currency and the FDIC. Current regulations require…

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  • SEC Hits Troubled Texas REIT with Wells Notice

    … with the REIT. The Wells notice against UDF IV stems from allegations that the fund has been operating for years like a ponzi scheme. According to the SEC filings, UDF IV, with $684 million in assets, is a mortgage and development REIT. This particular REIT promised investors returns of 8% to 10%. The FBI recently raided UDF’s office in suburban…

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  • URGENT NOTICE for United Development Funding IV REIT

    …. Troubles for United Development Funding began in December of 2015 when a hedge fund accused the company of being a Ponzi scheme. In February things got worse after the company’s headquarters was raided by the FBI. The NASDAQ actions concern a specific United Development Funding REIT, UDF IV. That fund began in 2009 as a nontraded REIT and later…

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  • Medicare Fraud Agency Turns 40… A Look Back

    … of the Medicare fraud criminal and civil prosecutions are the result of whistleblower tips. The OIG investigates tips made to the agency’s fraud hotline and works with the FBI and Justice Department to investigate healthcare fraud complaints filed under the federal False Claims Act. The latter statute pays whistleblowers for their inside information about…

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  • What Are White-Collar Crimes?

    … vary based on the extent of the crime and the agency that prosecutes the case. Some white-collar crimes can be prosecuted by federal agencies, such as the FBI. In other cases, Texas law enforcement may oversee the investigation and prosecution. Penalties for embezzlement are based on the amount of money which is misappropriated. For example…

    Matthew Sharp/ The Law Office of Matthew D. Sharp- 27 readers -
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