Items Tagged with 'fraud'


Businessman receives seven-year prison sentence for fraud

August 14, 2014
A businessman who defrauded his victims of $1.4 million has landed himself in prison for the next seven years. Read More

Pharmacy staff indicted on $60M health care fraud

January 31, 2014
A pharmacy CEO and his employees have been indicted by a federal grand jury for allegedly committing $60 million in health care fraud. Read More

Building owner defrauds feds

January 30, 2014
A building owner working on two real estate projects pled guilty to a felony charge of submitting false claims to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development in conjunction with receiving local and state funds. Read More

Whistleblowers play an important role in fighting fraud

November 1, 2013
According to the Medicare Newsgroup, the Federal Bureau of Investigation has estimated that money lost to fraud each year totals between 3 and 10 percent of all health care billings. Read More

Feds release two men convicted of $7M investment fraud

May 30, 2013
| By AP
Two men have been released from federal prison after an appeals court threw out their convictions in a $7 million investment fraud investigated in West Michigan. Read More

Torco Racing Fuels owner gets 14 years for $100M fraud

November 22, 2012
| By AP
GRAND RAPIDS –– The 52-year-old owner of Torco Racing Fuels in southwestern Michigan has received a 14 year federal prison sentence for his role in a $100 million gasoline excise tax refund and bank-fraud scheme. Read More