Latvian National Extradited to the U.S for Crypto and Wire Fraud

– Advertisement – Ivars Auzins, a Latvian citizen, accused of committing securities and wire fraud using eight companies that were alleged to mine or invest in crypto assets, was extradited to the United States to face a six-count indictment charge. Breon Peace, the United States Attorney for the Eastern District of New York, pointed out: … Read more

Barbecue restaurant owner cooks up fraud scheme

– Advertisement – The owner of an Austin, Texas, restaurant and her manager have been indicted for their alleged role in a $350,000 workers compensation fraud scheme, the Texas Department of Insurance announced Tuesday. In 2016, after an employee was injured while operating kitchen equipment, Allison Clem, manager of la Barbecue, and her wife, LeAnn … Read more

Calif. Senate passes lifeguard skin cancer presumption, insurance fraud bill

– Advertisement – The California Senate on Tuesday unanimously passed a bill that would expand the presumption that skin cancer is work-related for peace officers with the state departments of Fish and Wildlife and Parks and Recreation. A.B. 334, which was sent to the governor, is a carry-over bill from 2021 that would create a presumption … Read more

Ex-F1 Chief Bernie Ecclestone Denies Fraud Charge

– Advertisement – Former Formula One supremo Bernie Ecclestone© AFP Former Formula One supremo Bernie Ecclestone on Monday pleaded not guilty when he appeared in court in London on a multi-million-pound fraud charge. Ecclestone, 91, was charged in July over an alleged failure to declare more than £400 million ($473 million) of overseas assets to … Read more

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