Fraud

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News

Feds: Ambler Man Used Mom’s Shore House to Steal $250K in Sandy Funds

An Ambler man has been charged with using phony documents to steal more than $250,000 in FEMA funds that were supposed to go toward aiding his mother in Ocean […]

News

Philly Police Seek ATM Skimmer Fraud Suspects

Police are searching for suspects who allegedly installed skimming devices at ATMs in Philly, Bucks and Montgomery counties. In multiple instances, the suspects placed one […]

Business

Ex-QVC Exec Stole Over $1M to Fund Botox and Luxury Travel, Feds Say

A U.S. attorney just blew the lid off an intricate fraud scheme allegedly orchestrated by a former QVC director. The ex-executive, 42-year-old James D. “Jamie” […]

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Prosecutors Seek 17-to-21-Year Sentence for Ex-Congressman Chaka Fattah

Federal prosecutors are reportedly seeking 17 to 21 years of prison time for former congressman Chaka Fattah, who was convicted in July on counts including participating in […]

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News

Delco Podiatrist Charged in Massive Federal Health Care Fraud Sweep

A Delaware County podiatrist was charged in the largest health care fraud takedown in history, the Department of Justice announced today. Stephen A. Monaco, of Broommall, […]

News

Philly Woman Charged With Defrauding Victim Assistance Fund

In November of 2013, Melanie Bullock was assaulted and stabbed in Philadelphia. She survived the incident, and reached out to the state’s Victim Compensation Assistance Program […]

Business

Busy Day for Medicare and Medicaid Fraud

When it comes to Medicare and Medicaid fraud, the government isn’t just going after doctors and hospitals — it’s going after patients as well. Just […]

Business

Woman Accused of Bilking $85K from Non-Profit Allegedly Made Withdrawals at Parx, SugarHouse

The executive director of a North Philly nonprofit is accused of swindling the organization out of $85,000, and making ATM withdraws from the corporate bank […]

City

Feds Make Gains Against Ambulance Fraud in Philadelphia Area

The federal government has been cracking down on ambulance overcharging this year in Philadelphia. It’s only the second-ever crackdown in the nation, after Houston. Because […]