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GAO report finds DOD fails to combat waste and fraud

The report noted that the DOD has been susceptible to multiple forms of fraud schemes, including fraudulent bid submissions, counterfeit parts, billing for work not performed, and disguising conflicts of interest.

Compton City Councilman charged with bribery and fraud

Isaac Galvan was recently arrested and charged with conspiracy to commit election fraud and attempted bribery.

IRS agent pleads guilty to identity theft and fraud

“TIGTA aggressively investigates Internal Revenue Service employees who violate the public’s trust.”

Former Acting Inspector General for DHS indicted on fraud and theft...

From October 2014 to April 2017, Edwards, his former subordinate, Murali Yamazula Venkata, and other government employees reportedly stole the personal data of nearly 250,000 DHS employees.

Former state senator pleads guilty to bribery and tax fraud charges

Former Arkansas State Senator Jeremy Hutchinson pleaded guilty Tuesday in federal court to accepting multiple bribes and falsifying his tax returns in order to conceal his crimes. The former state senator is also expected to plead guilty of accepting bribes in a separate...

How the Trump Foundation illustrates the limits of charity regulations

Private foundations have a responsibility to do more than merely comply with tax laws in a technical sense. They have a duty to serve public, not private, interests.

Martin Shkreli’s former lawyer convicted for fraud scheme

Greebel was convicted on Wednesday of conspiracy to commit securities fraud and conspiracy to commit wire fraud.

James O’Keefe III: political committee created in his name is ‘fraudulent’

Anyone filing false information could face FEC fines or even criminal penalties, although the government has traditionally been reluctant to put resources into such cases.

Former Aides to Gov. Andrew Cuomo Arrested on Corruption Charges

Besides charging two former Cuomo aides with multiple counts of bribery, extortion, and fraud, federal prosecutors also announced public corruption charges against state official, Alain Kaloyeros, president of the State University of New York (SUNY) Polytechnic Institute.

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The Medicare Advantage Paradox: How private insurers cost taxpayers billions

Recent studies and reports from the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) reveal that MA overpayments have significantly burdened taxpayers.

Clarence Thomas faces fresh scrutiny over undisclosed luxury trips funded by billionaire

This has prompted renewed calls for his resignation and demands for stricter ethics reforms for the highest court in the land.

Trump’s $48 billion corporate tax cut proposal exceeds annual K-12 education budget

The proposed reduction in the corporate tax rate from 21% to 15% would result in massive tax savings for the largest U.S. companies, benefiting wealthy shareholders while neglecting workers and public investments.

Russia’s war on Ukraine generates more emissions than 175 countries: $32 billion climate bill...

The first two years of Russia’s invasion resulted in greenhouse gas emissions equivalent to the annual emissions of 175 individual countries, further intensifying the global climate emergency.

Navigating the energy transition: Renewables abound, but grid challenges loom

Renewable energy doesn’t matter if we can’t distribute it.