11/11/13 11:05 AM
(nypost.com) Remember the ugly food fight in Louisiana last month? Police had to intervene after food-stamp recipients went wild at Walmart. They did so after word got out that the Electronic Benefit Transfer cards food-stamp recipients use to cash in their benefits were showing no limits. So...
By Associated Press | 11/11/13 10:19 AM
NEW YORK — SAC Capital Advisors pleaded guilty to criminal fraud charges Friday, satisfying a deal with the government that requires the Connecticut-based hedge fund to pay a record $1.8 billion to settle charges that it allowed, if not encouraged, insider trading to occur for more than a...
By Associated Press | 11/11/13 10:10 AM
NEW YORK — Federal prosecutors want Bank of America Corp. to pay about $864 million over losses incurred by the government after it bought thousands of home loans made by Countrywide Financial during the housing boom.
By Luke Rosiak | 11/11/13 09:18 AM
A multi-billion-dollar nuclear energy venture that has churned through billions in federal funds despite having no business plan has been pumped full of tax dollars by high-profile Republican critics of government waste. Part three of a three-part series.
11/09/13 12:46 AM
(www.miamiherald.com) Nacivre Charles, a political operative out of North Miami and Little Haiti, is at the center of an absentee-ballot fraud investigation.
By Kelly Cohen | 11/08/13 05:32 PM
House Oversight and Government Reform Committee chairman Darrell Issa subpoenaed Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy on Friday to produce documents he requested more than six months ago. Issa, a California Republican, and Sen. David Vitter, R-La., the ranking Republican...
By Ethan Barton | 11/08/13 02:21 PM
Two North Hollywood, Calif. brothers pleaded guilty to trying to steal $87,500 of packaged beef, according to the Kansas district of the Justice Department. Oganes Nagapetian, 53, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit interstate shipment fraud, and Tigran Nagapetian, 50, pleaded guilty to...
By Ethan Barton | 11/08/13 02:12 PM
Edward Woodard, former CEO of the Virginia Bank of the Commonwealth, was sentenced to 23 years in federal prison for masterminding a massive fraud scheme that led to the bank's failure. That failure also cost the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation $333 million, according to a report by...
By Michal Conger | 11/08/13 01:55 PM
John Beale, the former Environmental Protection Agency employee who claimed he was a CIA spy and stole hundreds of dollars from the government, also took two taxpayer-funded trips to London that cost more than $40,000, according to travel vouchers obtained by the Washington Free Beacon....
By Luke Rosiak | 11/08/13 09:13 AM
It started as a plan small-government conservatives could get behind: spinning off a Department of Energy project into the private sector, where it would save the government money and prosper. Second of a three-part series.
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