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Hobby-Nobbing: Company Men and Republicans Attack Privacy This Election

Hans Johnson | Posted 12.28.2014 | Politics
Hans Johnson

Less than a century ago, in 1920, Tennessee lawmakers ratified the 19th Amendment that allowed American women the right to vote in federal elections. The current drive by Republicans and corporate allies to uproot safeguards for privacy and women's rights undermines that legacy.

Russian Diplomats Charged In Sketchy Scheme

AP | LARRY NEUMEISTER and TOM HAYS | Posted 12.05.2013 | Politics

NEW YORK (AP) — Dozens of current or former Russian diplomats and their spouses enjoyed luxury vacations and spent tens of thousands of dollars on c...

20:1 Best Returns in The House

Adam Resnick | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Adam Resnick

As I watched the political brinksmanship over the last several weeks with the government shutdown that brought the Treasury close to default, I couldn...

Another Florida Republican Embroiled In Medicare Fraud Case

Tampa Bay Times | Mary Ellen Klas | Posted 07.09.2013 | Miami

The U.S. Department of Justice has filed suit against the hospice company founded by Florida Senate President Don Gaetz, accusing the company of engag...

Anna Sanders

Prosecutors Accuse Man Of $30 Million Fraud, Seize Lamborghini | Anna Sanders | Posted 08.30.2012 | Crime

BROOKLYN, N.Y. -- A New York man charged with running a health care fraud scam from his upscale Manhattan apartment was released on a $2 million bond ...

Healthcare Hall Of Shame

| Posted 10.17.2012 | Los Angeles

This story comes courtesy of California Watch. By Christina Jewett One Southern California man sent recruiters to pressure elderly people into ...

Drug Ring Allegedly Scammed Hundreds Of Millions From Medicaid

AP | TOM HAYS | Posted 09.16.2012 | Business

NEW YORK (AP) — A nationwide prescription drug ring bought mountains of HIV medications and other drugs from down-and-out Medicaid recipients in New...

Jason Cherkis

Rick Santorum-Linked Universal Health Services Facility: Fraud, Assault And Alleged 'Exorcism' | Jason Cherkis | Posted 01.06.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Former Sen. Rick Santorum (R-Pa.) has become a top-tier candidate for the Republican presidential nomination in recent weeks by appealin...

NYC To Pay $70 Million After Medicaid Fraud

AP | Posted 01.01.2012 | New York

NEW YORK -- New York City has agreed to pay $70 million to settle a federal lawsuit that accused it of overbilling Medicaid for millions of dollars in...

WATCH: Disabled Vet Exposes $61 Million Medicaid Scam

Posted 12.10.2011 | Impact

After nearly losing his life to negligent nursing care, a Vietnam veteran filed a whistleblower lawsuit that exposed a $61 million Medicaid scam, CNN....

Whistle Blower Could Get Millions For Exposing Fraud

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

A Manhattan doctor could reap a huge paycheck for exposing Medicaid fraud. Federal prosecutors say Dr. Gabriel Feldman helped uncover New York City's...

Feds SUE NYC, Say City Committed Medicaid Fraud

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — The federal government sued the city of New York on Tuesday for Medicaid fraud, accusing it of overcharging the program tens of milli...

Why Aren't Big Pharma Execs Ever Punished?

David Callahan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
David Callahan

It is bizarre that the specific individuals who perpetrate these criminal schemes are nearly never held responsible. The latest slap on the wrist for Big Pharma this week shows that nothing has changed.