Tag Archives: Fraud

Michael Avenatti Arrested by Federal Agents During a Separate Hearing

During a break in a bar association disciplinary hearing Tuesday in California, celebrity attorney Michael Avenatti was arrested by federal agents on suspicion of violating conditions of his bail in a separate, criminal case. Avenatti, who formerly represented such high-profiles clients as adult-film Stormy Daniels (real name Stephanie Clifford), was in Los Angeles to appear…

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Illegal Alien Pleads Guilty to Securing Visas for Fake Crime Victims

An illegal alien has pleaded guilty to helping fraudulently secure visas for illegal aliens who falsely claimed to be crime victims.

Judge Orders Google to Turn over Jussie Smollett’s Emails

A judge has ordered Google to turn over a year’s worth of Jussie Smollett’s emails, private messages, photographs and location data to a special prosecutor who is looking into why prosecutors abruptly dismissed criminal charges against the actor.

Women Win $13M Lawsuit Against Porn Site After Allegations of Coercion and Deception

Twenty-two women won a $12.7 million lawsuit against the owners of a San Diego-based pornographic website for deceiving and coercing them into making explicit pornographic films without telling them the images would be posted online. San Diego Superior Court Judge Kevin Enright ruled against GirlsDoPorn website owners Michael James Pratt and Matthew Isaac Wolfe, as…

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Major Afghan Politician Allegedly Collecting Benefits in Sweden

Afghanistan politician Razaq Ahmadzai, a close ally of President Ashraf Ghani, has been accused of actively collecting pension payments from the Swedish government for his mother who died in 2017. According to the accusations, the Afghan’s mother was not reported to the

Leftists Follow China’s Lead with Social Credit Score System

Communist China’s social credit score system is coming to America. In China, citizens who do not meet the party’s guidelines are denied access to banking, transportation, apartments and college. This system applies to corporations as well. Companies that don’t tow the party line see their ability to do business curtailed. Now, a version of that…

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Judge Throws Out Former Trump Campaign Chair Paul Manafort’s Fraud Charges in New York

A judge on Wednesday threw out Paul Manafort’s New York mortgage fraud case on double jeopardy grounds. Manafort, 70, was President Donald Trump’s campaign chairman in 2016. He was later convicted in two federal cases stemming from his business dealings and is serving a 7½-year prison sentence. Judge Maxwell Wiley ruled that state law precludes…

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Democrat Party Chief: Claiming Detroit Registers Dead People to Vote Is ‘Direct Attack on People of Color’

Michigan’s Democrat Party chairwoman says to claim that the city of Detroit registers dead people to vote is a “direct attack on people of color.”

Radical Swiss Imam Faces Allegations of Welfare Benefit Fraud

Radical Islamic imam Abu Ramadan, a migrant from Libya, is accused of illegally obtaining as much as 590,000 Swiss francs (£455,335/$596,700) between 2003 and 2017.

NBC: Massive Chinese Fraud Suspected in OPT Visa-Worker Program

Numerous U.S.-based companies that got Optional Practical Training work permits for Chinese graduates have quietly closed their doors following an ICE crackdown and media investigations, according to a report by NBC Bay Area.

ICE Sting Triggers Outrage from Progressives

A skewed news report triggered many progressive politicians, activists, and journalists to declare outrage towards the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) deportation of more than 200 Indian students — even though the ICE operation was launched under former President Barack Obama to block commonplace fraud against U.S. college graduates.

Benjamin Netanyahu Indicted on Bribery, Fraud, Breach of Trust Charges

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was indicted Thursday on corruption charges in three separate cases, according to Israel’s Justice Ministry. The news comes as Netanyahu, leader of Israel’s conservative Likud Party, and Benny Gantz, leader of the more liberal Blue and White party, have both tried and failed to form governing coalitions after neither party…

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Michael Avenatti Hit with New Federal Charge in Nike Extortion Case, Others Dropped

On Wednesday, federal prosecutors hit embattled lawyer Michael Avenatti with one count of honest services fraud, accusing him of lying to a client while trying to extort Nike. Along with the new charge, federal prosecutors dropped separate extortion and fraud charges that were made public in March, Reuters reported. “I am extremely pleased that the…

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NC’s Dem Governor Protects Non-Citizen Voters as 2020 Election Nears

A common-sense election security bill was shut down by North Carolina’s Democratic governor, signaling that non-citizen voters have one less thing to worry about now. Gov. Roy Cooper vetoed North Carolina Senate Bill 250 on Wednesday. The bill would have helped clean the state’s elections by taking the information of those who were excused from…

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NC’s Dem Governor Protects Non-Citizen Voters as 2020 Election Nears

A common-sense election security bill was shut down by North Carolina’s Democratic governor, signaling that non-citizen voters have one less thing to worry about now. Gov. Roy Cooper vetoed North Carolina Senate Bill 250 on Wednesday. The bill would have helped clean the state’s elections by taking the information of those who were excused from…

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