Sunday, August 20, 2017

fraud

fuel pump skimmer

State and local officials are preaching vigilance over rising instances of identity theft around the state due to credit card skimmers in gas pumps. Sergeant Brian Sawyer with the Collier County Sheriff’s Department said that while his department had not ...

Deputies from the Lee County Sheriff’s Office arrested a man in Fort Myers Thursday believed to be responsible for over 100 instances of identity theft. According to deputies, they pulled over Kensly Phenix, 30, for a routine traffic stop. Once ...
fuel pump skimmer

BY | Lloyd Dunkelberger The News Service of Florida THE CAPITAL, TALLAHASSEE……… Credit-card skimming devices at Florida gas stations and stores are on a dramatic rise this year. State figures show 315 skimmers had been discovered at Florida gas pumps through ...
This Feb. 2, 2015, file photo, depicts a part of a U.S. $100 bill. (AP Photo/Jon Elswick, File)

BY DAVID PORTER NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Details of a long-running health care kickback scheme that allegedly featured prostitutes, cash-stuffed envelopes and private jet junkets began to unfold in federal court Tuesday as a 79-year-old physician went on trial. Dr. ...
This May 27, 2013, file photo, shows the head office and logo of Valeant Pharmaceuticals in Laval, Quebec, Canada. (Ryan Remiorz/The Canadian Press via AP, File)

BY LINDA A. JOHNSON Federal prosecutors have arrested former executives of Valeant Pharmaceuticals and a defunct mail-order pharmacy it helped to establish, charging them with running a high-stakes fraud-and-kickback scheme that bilked the company and its shareholders out of millions ...
a CVS store in Philadelphia.

Collier County plans to go after a pair of companies over a court award they say needs to be paid back. The Board of County Commissioners gave approval to County Attorney Jeff Klatzkow to take legal action against CVS subsidiary ...
In this Jan. 6, 2015 photo federal Judge Edmund Sargus, head judge of the Southern District of Ohio poses for a photo in Columbus, Ohio.

BY ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A federal trial over a $100 million investors’ lawsuit against Venezuela includes allegations of fraud, hints of an international criminal conspiracy, and references to diamonds, German junk bonds and a mysterious house fire ...
Federal agents with the Office of Inspector General load computers seized from Willsand Home Health Agency, Inc. into a van in Miami.

BY CURT ANDERSON MIAMI (AP) — Psssst — Need a phony ID? A fraudulent tax refund? Insurance money from a sham car crash? Florida may have just what you’re looking for. Since the first settlers hacked their way into the ...
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