By Kelly Cohen | 04/15/14 12:12 PM
Questionable Medicare claims cost the Health and Human Services billions, the agency's watchdog has found. Under Obamacare, physicians or other medical practitioners have to certify any beneficiaries who receive home health services and then document the encounter to receive Medicare...
By Kelly Cohen | 04/15/14 11:10 AM
An information technology program pushed by the Department of Energy is going over budget and past deadline, the agency's inspector general has found.
By Associated Press | 04/15/14 08:54 AM
Federal authorities say a 40-year-old man has been indicted on fraud charges involving more than $47,000 he received in oil-spill recovery money.
By Associated Press | 04/14/14 09:06 AM
Three men have been sentenced for credit card fraud in central Florida. U.S. District Judge Ann Conway sentenced the men Friday in federal court in Orlando.
04/11/14 08:30 AM
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Laura Hankins knew something was wrong when she filed her daughter's tax return and it was rejected hours later: An identity thief already had sent in a return using the 19-year-old's personal information. "This is the first time in her life she has ever filed income...
04/09/14 02:32 PM
Schmidt TOPEKA, Kan. (Legal Newsline) – Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt lauded the Kansas legislature on Monday for unanimously approving legislation to strengthen the Medicaid Fraud Control Act. Schmidt proposed the measure to strengthen the anti-fraud law in January. After...
By Associated Press | 04/09/14 08:49 AM
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Two South Florida men are facing fraud charges in an alleged $70 million scheme using investments in so-called "virtual concierge" machines that operate in retail stores. Federal prosecutors said Tuesday that 49-year-old Joseph Signore and 56-year-old Paul...
By Washington Examiner | 04/08/14 05:47 PM
The United States has always been a nation brimming from one end to the other with pragmatic people blessed with extra helpings of common sense. That’s one of the keys to understanding why Americans have built the richest country on earth, with the most widely distributed prosperity in human...
By Michal Conger | 04/08/14 10:54 AM
Federal inspectors general are supposed to protect whistleblowers, but a House panel has accused Department of Commerce Inspector General Todd Zinser of doing the opposite.
By Luke Rosiak | 04/08/14 05:24 AM
Odds are good that wherever the words "labor" or "arbitration" are mentioned at meetings around the world, somebody from the U.S. Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service will be there.
By Cal Thomas | 04/07/14 05:24 PM
The Fiscal Times reported last week that the State Department has missing files or incomplete files for more than $6 billion in State Department contracts.
04/03/14 08:30 PM
BALTIMORE (AP) — A brother and sister from Cambridge have been sentenced for bank fraud in a scheme in which they used relatives' identifying information to get mortgages. Fifty-nine-year-old Jill Dail was sentenced to 16 months in prison. Forty-nine-year-old Jeffrey Scott Dail was sentenced...
By Kelly Cohen | 04/03/14 03:22 PM
A nonprofit board created to oversee and manage D.C.'s historic Union Station is not doing its job, a new watchdog report has found.
By Kelly Cohen | 04/03/14 02:01 PM
The way the Environmental Protection Agency stores extra agency publications is costing an extra $1.5 million annually, according to a new watchdog report. At a warehouse in Blue Ash, Ohio, the EPA is "tying up funds by storing and caring for excess stock," according to the report. Despite...
By Kelly Cohen | 04/03/14 01:49 PM
"Revolving door" statistics within the Department of Defense are not being properly tracked, the agency's watchdog has found. In 2008, Congress passed laws trying to prevent Pentagon officials who take jobs with government contractors from later influencing the military contracting process in...
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