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

    …. It may be difficult or impossible to identify these activities from outside of the organization or company. For example: The Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC) received almost 4,000 tips (2015) that involved a variety of white-collar crimes, including corruption and bribes. The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) says that white-collar…

    The Law Office of Matthew D. Sharp- 9 readers -
  • 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…

    Lamberton Law Firm, LLC- 15 readers -
  • Tenet Exec INDICTED (Tenet Healthcare Whistleblower Post)

    … in prison, there is certainly an incentive for him to cooperate with prosecutors. (We imagine there are many nervous people today in Dallas, the headquarters of Tenet Healthcare.) An FBI spokesperson said, “Medicaid patients have the right to seek healthcare without fearing that care is tainted by bribes and illegal kickbacks. Not only did patients…

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  • MassHealth Fraud Lawyer – 2016 In Review

    … for MassHealth was $14.7 billion. Unfortunately, the FBI says that as much as 10% of Medicaid and Medicare funds are lost to fraud and waste. By our math that is as much as $1.5 billion. Suddenly, an $80,000,000 recovery isn’t so much. While those numbers appear enormous, they are just a small percentage of the total dollars lost to fraud. 2016 MassHealth…

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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?

    … Platinum Partners hedge fund is beginning to look like a Ponzi scheme. A very large Ponzi scheme. The New York Times says it could be one of the largest since Bernie Madoff. As much as $1 billion may be missing. On the heels of so many losses, the FBI moved in this week and arrested 7 people they say are behind the scheme. Included…

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  • Make It What Again?

    … her emails to James Comey, the FBI director, to the fact that she is just not naturally likable, to the Wikileaks revelations, and to simply bad political strategy on her campaign’s part. Long dissertations could be done on each one of those topics but we have a few simple observations of our own. Everyone expected Hillary Clinton to run away…

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

    …. Sentencing of Farid Fata In July of 2015, Fata was sentenced to 45 years in prison for Medicare fraud. At his age, he probably won’t make it out of prison alive. What did Fata do to deserve 45 years in prison? Prosecutors say that he defrauded Medicare by prescribing dangerous chemo drugs to patients that didn’t need them and in some cases didn’t even…

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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?

    … robbery. In another example, George is an accountant for a large construction firm. Over two years, he secretly deposits company money into his personal bank account, totaling $35,000. George has committed embezzlement. Embezzlement is a white-collar crime. While both actions are highly illegal, one is considered a financial crime. White-Collar Crime…

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