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Police Seize 7,000 Stolen Firearms, Issue Gun Charges

 Seizure of 7,000 Stolen Weapons Leads to Gun Charges The Chesterfield, SC Sheriff's Police got more than it bargained for recently, after officers traveled to a suspect’s house to serve him a subpoena for a recent drug-related arrest when they noticed stolen items in his front yard. After comparing the stolen property with reports of stolen items … [Read more...]

Dylann Roof’s Friend Faces Criminal Charges for Conspiracy

Friend of Charleston Shooter Arraigned on Criminal Charges A close friend and former roommate of the “Charleston Shooter” Dylann Roof has been arrested by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and formally charged. Authorities arrested Joseph Carlton Meek on September 18th on federal criminal charges related to obstructing justice after he … [Read more...]

APS Cheating Scandal Ends in 11 Convicted on Racketeering Charges

Racketeering Convictions for 11 Defendants in Atlanta Public Schools Cheating Scandal In April 2013, 35 educators in the Atlanta Public School System were indicted on federal charges of racketeering for a cheating scandal that falsely inflated students’ standardized test scores in order for the schools to meet federal criteria and receive more … [Read more...]

Myrtle Beach Strip Club Owner Facing Racketeering Charges

Strip Club Owner, Six Others, Arrested and Charged with Drug Trafficking and Racketeering Charges Seven suspects, including a Myrtle Beach area strip club owner, have been arrested with racketeering charges, drug trafficking, and money laundering. Suspects Vladimir Handl, Michael Rose, Peter Scalise, David Gaither, Richard Leyland, Edwin … [Read more...]

American Express Violated Antitrust Laws

Judge Rules that American Express Violated Antitrust Laws A federal judge ruled in a court in Brooklyn, NY that American Express violated antitrust laws by banning merchants use of other cards and charging higher merchant fees than Visa or Discover. Seven states brought lawsuits against American Express to a federal court in October 2010, … [Read more...]

Discover Files Antitrust Lawsuit Against Visa

Discover Card Accuses Visa of Illegal Antitrust Activity, Files Antitrust Lawsuit On Tuesday, November 25th, Discover filed an antitrust lawsuit against Visa, alleging that the company is intentionally aggressive in order to maintain a monopoly over the credit card market. “In order to maintain its monopoly, Visa has undertaken a series of … [Read more...]

Seven Convicted for $97 Million Medicare Fraud

Jury Convicts Seven in Houston for Multi-Million Dollar Medicare Fraud A federal jury in Houston, TX convicted seven defendants on Medicare fraud charges on Wednesday, March 12th. The defendants allegedly cost the Medicare program $97 million. The defendants were two owners of a now-defunct mental healthcare facility, Spectrum Care PA, as well as … [Read more...]

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