Category Archives: Fraud

March 14, 2017

Immigrant millionaire’s wife busted for massive welfare fraud

Police said Agbapuruonwu was charged with “felony welfare fraud and document forgery.”

A 42-year-old mother of four in Arlington, Virginia, has been charged with allegedly falsifying welfare applications despite the fact that her husband made $1.5 million annually, according to The Daily Caller.

Police reports said after several months of investigating, it was discovered that Helen Agbapuruonwu collected food stamps and Medicaid benefits from 2010 to 2016 amounting to more than $100,000 in benefits.

The woman’s husband, Fidelis Agbapuruonwu was earning $1.5 million as a lawyer in Washington, D.C. at the time, according to NBC News 4.

Police said Agbapuruonwu was charged with “felony welfare fraud and document forgery.”

Fidelis Agbapuruonwu, a Nigerian immigrant, has a LinkedIn page that currently says he works for the D.C. firm Mayer Brown. However, on Monday, the firm told NBC 4 he is no longer employed there.

NBC 4 reports Agbapuruonwu, who is one of eight children in his family, had received the Paul and Daisy Soros Scholarship to help him kick off his career in law. The Soros scholarship is specifically awarded to immigrants.

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March 11, 2017

Coulter: We Must Stop Immigrants Who ‘Rip Off Government Programs’ (Video)

“They absolutely want to take [Attorney General] Sessions out because they want to keep this dump of the third world going on America,” she said of her ideological opposition. “How many [immigrants] are committing crimes, what kind of crimes, and how much does that cost the country?”

Author Ann Coulter said that immigration authorities should concentrate their efforts to stop the immigration of people who “rip off government programs.”

Coulter said on “Tucker Carlson Tonight” that there should be a way to stop certain immigrants “whose specialty is committing crimes against our entitlement programs.”

“There’s a specialty in computer hacking and credit card stealing and ripping off government programs,” she said.

Coulter said it is difficult to track statistics involving crimes committed by immigrants, and that it is “telling” that advocates for strong border enforcement like herself are “always” the ones wanting the stats.

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March 2, 2017

Former Harvard Admins Accused Of Stealing $110K From Disabled Students To Buy Sex Toys, Gadgets

“Hearing this is just outrageous and extremely upsetting. I really hope this is a wake-up call for Harvard to take better account of where the money is going.”

Harvard University police have accused two former administrators of Harvard Law School of embezzling over a hundred thousand dollars from a fund for disabled students.

The Harvard Police Department alleges that Meg DeMarco and Darris Saylors used the approximately $110,000 in stolen money to buy iPads, laptops, jewelry, DVDs, and some X-rated items, according to CBS Boston.

DeMarco and Saylors resigned from their Dean of Students office capacities during a police investigation following a Harvard Law budget manager’s discovery of some inconsistencies in the department’s finances.

An Apple subpoena tracked the purchased items to the two administrators’ homes, as well as the residences of Saylors’ family and friends.

“It was a big job and I made mistakes,” acknowledged DeMarco to CBS Boston. “I never intended to harm the university. I’m very sorry and will do everything in my power to rectify the situation.”

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March 1, 2017

Wells Fargo Hit With Film-Finance Fraud Suit

The fraud resulted from “systemic defects” in how the bank treats employees, according to the suit.

Wells Fargo is facing a multimillion-dollar film-finance fraud lawsuit, capping off a 2016 of legal woes for the banking giant.

British financiers Vandermolen Film Co. and Bridgeworks Media Capital claim Wells Fargo employees conned them into funding bridge loans and they’re owed at least $14 million, according to a complaint filed in Florida state court last week.

“Upon information and belief, the brazen and repeated acts of fraud, theft, conversion, and negligence on the part of the WELLS FARGO DEFENDANTS detailed in this Complaint are the result of systemic defects in the way the WELLS FARGO DEFENDANTS manage, train, supervise, hire, reward, and punish their employees,” writes attorney Roy Altman in the complaint.

The suit notes that earlier this year Wells Fargo made headlines when it was revealed its employees had opened more than 2 million accounts that may not have been authorized by customers in order to meet sales goals. That resulted in $185 million in fines and a $5 million payout to customers.

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February 16, 2017

Nearly 2 million non-citizen Hispanics registered to vote

Trump plans task force to focus on inaccurate voter registration rolls.

A large number of non-citizen Hispanics, as many as 2 million, were illegally registered to vote in the U.S., according to a nationwide poll.

The National Hispanic Survey provides additional evidence for use by anti-voter fraud conservatives and bolsters an analysis by professors at Old Dominion University who say non-citizens registered and voted in potentially large numbers.

President Trump has announced he will appoint a task force on voter fraud headed by Vice President Mike Pence. He says he wants the investigation to focus on inaccurate voter registration rolls, which are maintained by the states and the District of Columbia.

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January 19, 2017

Orson Welles on Cold Reading (Video)

Orson Welles discusses the nature of ‘cold reading’, a type of analysis used by many phony psychics and fortune tellers to trick their customers into thinking they indeed do have special powers, and how some can become so skilled at it that they actually trick themselves into believing they are truly psychic.

January 4, 2017

Indian Call Centers Become Major Centers for Defrauding Americans

A disturbing trend has emerged in India where call centers have cropped up for the sole purpose of scamming Americans out of money, The New York Times reports.

The scheme is simple: impersonate an Internal Revenue Service employee, threaten Americans with penalties, and demand immediate payment for back taxes.

The United States has been tracking this scheme from India since 2013, a period of time where Americans lost $100 million to scammers, with many of the victims being recent immigrants, according to a New York Times article from October.

Suhel Daud, an F.B.I. agent who serves as assistant legal attaché at the embassy in New Delhi, said India is now seen as a major center for cyberfraud.

Daud said several factors have contributed to this rise in cyberfraud cases: an increase in young, English-speaking job seekers, a call-center culture, super-efficient technology, and ingenuity.

Some of these young, English-speaking job seekers include boys like Pawan Poojary and Jayesh Dubey, both college drop-outs who got jobs at a call center in a suburb outside of Mumbai making about 16,000 rupees ($230), “but the bonuses were double or triple that, based on sales.”

“At that time, in my mind is that I want money,” Poojary, 18, said. “That’s it. I want money. That’s why.”

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December 31, 2016

Faked News: Your Guide to 22 Post-Election Hate Hoaxes

There’s been a virtual Klan rally of hate hoaxes since the 2016 presidential election, as a mob of frustrated Social Justice Warriors, bored youths, and resentful liberals hide under hoods of lies while trying to tar and stigmatize Donald Trump and his ordinary American supporters.

Given this parade of progressive fakery, journalists should be a lot more skeptical towards claims of hate crimes, and the police should be more willing to prosecute the social arsonists who concoct these costly, society-shredding hate hoaxes for personal gain.

Muslim student in Louisiana ‘fabricated’ story about Trump supporters grabbing her hijab: The student claimed that two white males assaulted her, shouted racial epithets, pulled off her head covering, and stole her wallet while she was walking near the University of Louisiana at Lafayette campus. She claimed one of them was wearing a Donald Trump hat.

After the story created a media and Internet firestorm, the woman admitted she fabricated the tale, and was ultimately charged with filing a false police report. Virtually none of the mainstream media reporting about her phony report was skeptical – they reported the assault as fact, not as a claim, portraying it as part of a Trump reign of terror sweeping across campuses.

Interestingly, the identity of the hoaxer never seems to have been released, despite promises that it would be. If the police ever released her name, the media lost interest in reporting that detail. There also doesn’t seem to be any follow-up journalism about her motives for fabricating the crime.

Williams College students disciplined for KKK hoax: After the election, two students doused a staircase in fake blood and wrote “AMKKK KILL” on the walls. Massachusetts State police and the FBI joined the ensuing investigation, only to determine it was a hoax hate crime.

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December 16, 2016

Ohio Millionaire Indicted on Food Stamp Fraud Charges

“Through our investigation, we found they were actual investments and were not loans,” Flaiz states. “There were actually hundreds of thousands of dollars of what he was calling loans that we discovered he never declared.”

An Ohio millionaire has been indicted on charges that he illegally received food stamps and Medicaid assistance.

Ali Pascal Mahvi is facing four felony counts, which could put him in jail for more than four years if convicted, WKYC reported.

“I absolutely believe he should serve time behind bars,” said James Flaiz, the Geauga County prosecutor.

Prosecutors say Mahvi illegally collected $45,000 in Medicaid benefits and about $8,400 in food stamps, although Mahvi maintains his innocence.

Investigators raided Mahvi’s home in September for evidence that he collected food stamps and received Medicaid benefits while having millions of dollars in his bank account.

Mahvi, who claims that he has ties to Iranian royalty and owns 70 percent of a resort in St. Lucia, estimates his worth at about $120 million.

His $800,000 home features five bedrooms and five bathrooms, an in-ground swimming pool, a stable with horses, and sports cars parked in the four-car garage.

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December 9, 2016

Recount uncovers serious fraud in Detroit

Votes in Democrat stronghold may have been counted up to 6 times.

There’s something fishy going on in Michigan, where a full one-third of precincts in Wayne County – which includes Detroit – were unable to have ballots counted due to discrepancies with ballot counts.

And one person reports single ballots being counted as many as six times.

On Wednesday, a federal judge halted Michigan’s recount after two days of ballot counting, saying there’s not a legitimate reason to continue. After all, Green Party candidate Jill Stein, who asked for the recount – suggesting the possibility of vote fraud and stating, “We must have a system we can be confident in” – never even had a chance of winning with just 1 percent of the vote.

But the judge’s decision came just after news reports began surfacing of possible vote fraud.

The worst of the problems were in Wayne County, Michigan’s largest county, where 66 percent of voters cast their ballots for Hillary Clinton and just 29 percent for Donald Trump.

There was such a problem, the Detroit News reported, “[O]fficials couldn’t reconcile vote totals for 610 of 1,680 precincts during a countywide canvass of vote results late last month.”

The Detroit paper continued, “Most of those are in heavily Democratic Detroit, where the number of ballots in precinct poll books did not match those of voting machine printout reports in 59 percent of precincts, 392 of 662.”

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