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Radiologist Pleads Guilty to Slinging Vicodin Like Skittles and Health Care Fraud

Vicodin Is Not Candy Marios D. Papachristou, 43, of Allison Park, PA, is a former radiologist at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC). The...

$13 Million Forfeited in Car Nationalization Business

Illegal Car Nationalization Business  Seven individuals forfeit more than $13 million in real estate holdings to federal authorities following their convictions for a car nationalization...

The Feds Catch Up with $4 Million Family Extortion Scheme

Keeping It In the Family Five members of a family receive indictments alleging complicity in a $4 million extortion and money laundering scheme. In addition,...

FTC Sacks Deceptive Marketers for Work-at-Home and Business Coaching Scheme

Deceptive Marketers and Expansive Fraud Scheme Deceptive marketers for a work-at-home and business coaching scheme swindle consumers out of millions of dollars. One of the...

Panasonic Charged With FCPA and Accounting Fraud Violations

FCPA and Global Reach The Securities and Exchange Commission announces that Japan-based Panasonic Corporation shall pay in excess of $143 million to resolve charges. Specifically,...

$85 Million Ponzi Scheme Shut Down and Assets Frozen

Ponzi Scheme in the Lumber Industry The Securities and Exchange Commission publicizes fraud charges against a Mississippi company and its owner, Arthur Lamar Adams. The...

FTC and FDA Issue Warning Letters to Companies Marketing E-liquids That Resemble Children’s Juice...

Warning Letters and Protecting Youth from Dangers of Nicotine and Tobacco Products Manufacturers, distributors, and retailers for e-liquids common in e-cigarettes are targets of both...

Prison Sentencing for $100 Million Compounding Pharmacy Fraud Scheme Grows

Half-a-Dozen Co-Conspirators Previously Sentenced in Compounding Scheme Nicholas A. Borgesano Jr., the owner of a New Port Richey,Florida pharmacy receives a fifteen year prison sentence...

Paint Companies Mislead Consumers through Bogus Emission and VOC-Free Claims

Sham VOC-Free Claims Four paint companies -- Benjamin Moore & Co., Inc., ICP Construction Inc., YOLO Colorhouse, LLC, and Imperial Paints, LLC -- allegedly mislead...

$20 Million Investment Fraud Turned Personal Slush Fund

Massive Investment Fraud Leveraging fraudulent correspondence, Trell and Vinson initiate their investment fraud by setting up corporate bank accounts for various businesses. Meanwhile, they convince...

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Shipchain Receives C&D from South Carolina AG, Responds “It’s Business...

Shipchain, a cryptocurrency company that sold over $30M in what is deemed by South Carolina regulators as unregistered securities, has received an administrative order...