By Michal Conger | 11/04/13 03:50 PM
A former engineer for the U.S. Navy’s Naval Sea Systems Command has been sentenced to 10 years in prison as the "mastermind" behind an $18 million kickback scheme.
11/04/13 01:39 PM
(www.miamiherald.com) Though progress has been slow, the FBI is slowly rounding up some 180 South Florida fugitives who fled the country after ripping off Medicare for millions.
11/04/13 10:18 AM
The Homeland Security Department is conducting a sweeping review of overtime use by its employees amid allegations of widespread abuses that cost taxpayers millions of dollars annually. The review comes in response to charges by a government watchdog agency that Customs and Border Protection...
By Editorial Writer | 11/02/13 09:54 AM
Medicare isn't supposed to provide death benefits but it does. Here’s how it works: You die and then benefits continue to be paid to you. It is a pretty comprehensive program. Lots of doctors keep getting payments after they die as well. These are not, it should be noted, “official”...
By Ethan Barton | 11/01/13 11:54 AM
Medicare inappropriately paid $23 million for services that began after the death of more than 17,000 beneficiaries in 2011, according to the Department of Health and Human Services’ inspector general.
By Mark Tapscott | 11/01/13 08:36 AM
There are 78 inspectors general toiling away in major federal departments and independent agencies, tasked with exposing waste, fraud and abuse in government.
By Michal Conger | 10/31/13 06:41 PM
An upcoming election, unprepared local security forces and endemic government corruption may compromise America's $100 billion investment in Afghanistan, Middle East experts warned lawmakers. "Within two years, it will be largely up to the Afghan government to sustain the reconstruction effort...
By Ethan Barton | 10/31/13 11:38 AM
Poor relations with the government of Belarus have led to understaffing and structural issues, among other serious problems, at the U.S. embassy in Minsk, the State Department’s inspector general said.
By Ethan Barton | 10/31/13 11:17 AM
Two Miami men pleaded guilty last week to money laundering in a $10.5 million Medicare fraud scheme using shell companies, the Justice Department said Thursday.
10/31/13 09:30 AM
A Prentiss County, Miss., couple arrested today in connection with a Medicaid fraud investigation have been released from Prentiss County jail on $20,000 bond each. Dirley Jones, 63, and Rita Jones, 62, both of Booneville, turned themselves in at the sheriff’s office today after being indicted...
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