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The Financial Fraud Kill Chain: Combatting Fraudulent Money Transfers
Businesses are constantly targeted by criminals attempting to gain access to information that will allow them to fraudulently divert wire transfers.
United States
3 Apr 2019
Identity Theft: The Crime Of The New Millennium - Tips For Prevention And Recovery
Twenty years ago, as I was working with the FBI and the Secret Service in prosecuting large identity theft rings – often associated with data breaches
United States
23 Jan 2019
2018 Louisiana Employment Law Update: Louisiana's Own Version Of The WARN Act Is Working Its Way Through The Legislature
Act 634: Act 634 amends and adds to existing law protecting school children relative to the employment of teachers and other school employees convicted of certain offenses.
United States
17 Dec 2018
Congress Amends FCRA, Eliminates Credit Freeze Fees For Identity Fraud Cases
Under the recent amendments to the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) passed by Congress, as of September 21, 2018, consumer credit reporting agencies can no longer charge fees for consumers to place or lift credit freezes on their credit file.
United States
5 Nov 2018
Attorney Liability For Wire Fraud Involving Settlement Payments
With advances in technology, both consumers and professionals whose services they utilize conduct more and more business electronically.
United States
19 Mar 2018
New York-Area Doctors Indicted In Fraud Scheme
Yesterday, the Kings County District Attorney's office indicted 20 New York-area doctors for participating in a scheme to defraud Medicare, Medicaid, and other publicly funded insurance ..
United States
11 Dec 2017
Stein v. Axis Insurance Company
Willful Misconduct Exclusion in Directors and Officers Policy Did Not Bar Insurer's Obligation to Pay for Defense Expenses Incurred in Connection with Appeal of a Criminal Conviction Against the Insured.
United States
11 Jul 2017
Department Of Labor Sets Its Sights On Foreign Worker Visa Fraud And Abuse
In a Press Release issued on June 6, 2017, Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta announced the Department of Labor's (DOL) aggressive plan of action to combat visa program fraud and abuse.
United States
22 Jun 2017
Unauthorized Debit Card Redemptions Are Not Covered By Computer Fraud Provision
In a decision that is likely to fuel debate over what constitutes computer fraud for purposes of insurance coverage, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia recently held...
United States
7 Apr 2017
Attorney Not Entitled To Defense Against Claim For Reimbursement Of Fees
Attorney Edwards represented his client, a diver formerly in the employ of Cal-Dive, in a personal injury claim alleging a brain injury.
United States
3 Jan 2017
District Court Puts A Stop To The Importation Of Products Liability Design Defect Principles Into The Consumer Fraud Context
On September 30 2016, Central District Court Judge André Birotte Jr. dismissed five related consumer fraud class actions against six automotive manufacturers.
United States
9 Nov 2016
U.S. Department Of Justice Establishes Pilot Program To Encourage Companies To Self-Report Foreign
The DoJ's increased focus on the FCPA provides clear evidence of its view that bribery of foreign government officials to secure business is a "serious systemic criminal problem across the globe."
United States
24 May 2016
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