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Testing Fraud: Woman Arrested for Conspiracy Involving Both Genetic and COVID-19 Tests

On May 15th, federal authorities in Florida arrested a Georgia woman for testing fraud. The criminal complaint charges Ashley Hoobler Parris with conspiring to violate the Anti-Kickback Statute (AKS) and...
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Covid-19 Ventilator Fraud: How To Get Paid A Ton of Money Even If You Don’t Know What You’re Doing

We’ve written before that chaos creates the perfect storm for fraud and opportunism. One of the reasons for this is the underlying nature of capitalism itself: capitalism rewards risk-taking and...
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First Arrests For COVID-19 Stimulus Fraud

Two New Englanders have the dubious distinction of being the first persons in the nation prosecuted for COVID-19 stimulus fraud. Federal authorities arrested the two men last week. They allegedly...
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Rice University Pays Over $3.7 Million To Settle Grant Fraud Allegations

Last month, Rice University settled claims that it engaged in grant fraud involving National Science Foundation (NSF) funds. The Department of Justice (DOJ) announced that Rice would pay over $3.7...
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SEC Moves Against COVID-19 Investment Scams

The US Securities and Exchange Commission is moving aggressively against companies and individuals involved in COVID-19 investment scams. We have warned of the many ways bad actors will look to...
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Massachusetts U.S. Attorney Urges Reporting of COVID-19 Health Fraud

We have been writing and speaking on the danger that scammers will try to take advantage of the Covid-19 pandemic. We have already seen evidence of pandemic related fraud.  For...
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