Mail Fraud

In the United States, mail and wire fraud is any fraudulent scheme to intentionally deprive another of property or honest services via mail or wire communication. It has been a federal crime in the United States since 1872.
Posts about Mail Fraud
  • Tenet Exec INDICTED (Tenet Healthcare Whistleblower Post)

    … of the money that Tenet receives comes from Medicare and Medicaid. Under state and federal law, Medicare and Medicaid fraud is a crime. The government claims that Tenet Healthcare lied to the government for years by falsely claiming to comply with the 2006 Agreement. Major Fraud Against the United States The crime of Major Fraud Against the United…

    Due Diligence- 18 readers -
  • Jail for Fla. Lighting Contractor in Kickback Scheme

    … There is something magical about southern Florida. Warm winters, lush vegetation, fancy cars, great fishing… and fraud. Lot’s of fraud. We took special interest in the news that a contractor doing work at the Miami International Airport wants to go to jail for a year. Who wants to spend a year in prison? Someone facing a decade in prison! What…

    Due Diligence- 18 readers -
  • Colorado Man Arrested For Investment Scheme

    … Colorado Man Arrested For Investment Scheme Posted on Wednesday, November 16, 2016 at 9:34 AM From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC: Gary Snisky of Longmont, Colorado, has been arrested on charges of mail fraud and money laundering during a scheme to defraud investors. Snisky, with the help of an informational technology worker…

    Eccleston Law Offices- 12 readers -
  • What Is a Federal Crime?

    … from Dallas to Houston may be prosecuted at the state level but driving that same car from Houston to Mexico or Arkansas can be handled by the DEA at the federal level. Penalties for Federal Crimes The penalties for federal crimes can vary just as much as the penalties for crimes at the state level. However, because federal crimes typically involve…

    Matthew Sharp/ The Law Office of Matthew D. Sharp- 23 readers -
  • Day of Reckoning Arrives For Thieving IP Attorney

    … A former senior in-house intellectual property counsel for Hunter Douglas was sentenced Wednesday to nearly six years in federal prison for his role in a fraudulent billing scheme involving fake patent searches. The former patent attorney pleaded guilty in April to federal felony charges of tax evasion and mail fraud arising from his theft…

    Michael E. Mccabe Jr./ IPethics & INsights- 25 readers -
  • The Fix was (Allegedly) In!

    … the U.S. Government out of millions of dollars by way of rigged Social Security Administration (SSA) Disability claims is stranger than fiction. Last April, the Department of Justice (DOJ) indicted Conn, “Mr. Social Security,” with several criminal counts, including conspiracies to commit mail fraud, wire fraud, witness retaliation, destruction…

    Bond and Botes- 27 readers -
  • Westminster Investment Advisor Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison for Scheme

    … Westminster Investment Advisor Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison for Scheme Posted on Monday, May 16, 2016 at 4:58 PM From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC: Jasper Buck, a 60 year old financial advisor from Westminster, Maryland, has been sentenced to ten years in prison for mail fraud arising from a scheme in which Buck stole…

    Eccleston Law Offices- 12 readers -
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