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In Targeting Venezuela, The Trump Administration Targets Cuba

On April 5, 2019, the Trump administration announced its decision to issue sanctions against 34 ships owned or operated by Petroleos de Venezuela, S.A., the state-run oil company. The administration also levied sanctions against two international companies that ship Venezuelan … Continue reading

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California Fugitive Faces Criminal Charges For Alleged $300 Million Ponzi Scheme Targeting Veteran Pensions

A California man has been indicted on federal fraud charges for running what authorities allege was a massive Ponzi scheme that purportedly obtained pensioners’ future cash flows by paying up-front premiums and then selling those structured cash flows to potential … Continue reading

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FINRA Issues Warning of Phishing Scheme Targeting Compliance Personnel

FINRA has alerted its Member Firms to be on the watch for a fraudulent phishing email scheme targeted at compliance personnel. A phishing scheme typically uses email or some other type of electronic message to trick the recipient into clicking … Continue reading

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Scams Targeting Your Social Security Number

Scams Targeting Your Social Security Number The following is a warning from the Federal Trade Commission: Good afternoon, Today, the Bureau’s Office for Older Americans is forwarding an email about scams targeting your Social Security number. The email was sent … Continue reading

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Texas Prosecutors are Aggressively Targeting Criminal Home Health Fraud

Texas Prosecutors are Aggressively Targeting Criminal Home Health Fraud (January 9, 2019):  Despite real progress being made with respect to regulatory compliance, home health agencies, their owners, and affiliated health care professionals (such as referring / supervising physicians, therapists and … Continue reading

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