Tag: Fraud

Police officers secure an area in the centre of Luebeck, northern Germany, where G7 foreign ministers will be received on April 14, 2015. The foreign ministers meet to discuss key global political and security issues ahead of a G7 summit to take place in June 2015 in southern Germany. The …

Germany: Syrian Man Attempted to Defraud Islamic State of Terror Cash

BERLIN (AP) — A German federal court has rejected an appeal by a Syrian man convicted of attempted fraud for seeking 180,000 euros ($222,000) from someone he thought belonged to the Islamic State group while claiming he planned car-bomb attacks.

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Sen. Kennedy Pushes Bill To End Visa Lottery

Louisiana GOP Sen. John Kennedy is stepping forward with a bill that would end the lottery-visa program, which has allowed luck and foreigners to send 5 million unscreened immigrants into the United States since 1990.

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DOJ Looks to Punish Looting, Other Post-Harvey Crime

The Department of Justice announced Thursday that, along with Texas state and local law enforcement officials, it is establishing a “working group” to combat criminals who saw the devastating Hurricane Harvey as an opportunity.

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Chief Afghan War Auditor: Wasteful Spending and Fraud ‘Kills’

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Wasteful spending and fraud involving the billions in American taxpayer funds devoted to the nearly 16-year-old war in Afghanistan can be fatal, warned the chief of the U.S. Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR), a watchdog agency.

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Barclays Former CEO Charged With Fraud Over Qatar Deal

LONDON (AP) — British regulators charged Barclays bank and four former executives, including then-CEO John Varley, with conspiracy to commit fraud when they asked Qatar for a cash infusion to avoid a government bailout at the height of the financial crisis in 2008.