Sumter Men Sentenced in Federal Insurance Fraud Case

Plot to Get Insurance Money by Severing a Hand Failed, Men Sentenced for Federal Insurance Fraud In 2008, two men severed a third man’s hand in a strange insurance fraud case. On December 14th, the men were sentenced in a federal court for their egregious crimes. The “mastermind” of the plot was a man named David Player, a 58-year-old Sumter man, … [Read more...]

Pastor Pleads Guilty to Federal Charges in Ponzi Scheme

Pastor Pleaded Guilty to Federal Charges Accusing Him of Scamming $2.5 Million A former pastor from Conway, SC pleaded guilty on Wednesday, January 9th to federal charges that accused him of organizing a ponzi scheme, ultimately defrauding people of $2.5 million. Archie Larue Evans, 42 years old, is the former pastor of the Tilly Swamp Baptist … [Read more...]

Too Big For Execution?

How big is too big for an execution? A federal court in Ohio must decide that question. According to the Huffington Post, Ronald Post's execution is set for January 16, 2013 for the 1983 shooting death of Helen Vantz, but at 480 pounds Post worries his weight could lead to a “torturous and lingering death.” Post’s Case Post is currently in a … [Read more...]

South Carolina State’s Former Board Chair, And SC Chief of Police, Indicted on Federal Kickback Charges

Two High-Ranking Government Employees Indicted for Federal Crimes, Including Kickbacks Former South Carolina State Board of Trustees chairman Jonathan Pinson and former Chief of Police Michael Bartley have been indicted on federal charges for receiving kickbacks. According to prosecutors, between 2009 and 2011, Pinson, along with “close personal … [Read more...]

Podiatrist Gets Federal Prison Sentence for Medicare Fraud

Podiatrist Sentenced for Medicare Fraud A podiatrist who practiced in Elizabethtown and Harrisburg, in Central Pennsylvania, has been convicted on one count of Medicare fraud. According to prosecutors, Dr. Michael C. Karason also had offices in California, and billed health insurers for services that were supposedly provided at the same time in … [Read more...]

NJ Doctor Pleads Guilty to Medicare Fraud

Doctor Admits She Committed Medicare Fraud Through Overbilling A doctor based in Hammonton, New Jersey pled guilty to one count of Medicare fraud. Dr. Lori Reaves, who owns and runs Visiting Physicians in New Jersey, pled guilty on March 28th to fraudulently charging Medicare for lengthy visits that her elderly clients did not actually … [Read more...]

35 Educators Indicted in Altanta Cheating Scandal

Atlanta Cheating Scandal, Led by School Superintendent, Implicates Hundreds of Educators Over Several Years On Tuesday, April 2nd, 35 educators were to report to the Fulton County Jail after being indicted as major players in the now infamous Atlanta Cheating Scandal. As of 10 PM, 27 had turned themselves in. Last week, a Fulton County grand … [Read more...]

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