Mother and Daughter Charged in Elaborate $1.8M Federal Student Aid Scheme

According to the news report of the court filings, both women used the personal identification information of recruits to apply for admission into area community colleges. They also used their recruits’ identifications to apply for federal student aid, claiming the individuals named on the forms were regular students.

LANGLEY PARK, MD - APRIL 20: (NEWSWEEK AND US NEWS AND WORLD REPORT OUT) Armed police from Maryland's Prince George's County Anti-Gang Unit question and detain the girlfriend of a confirmed gang member of Mara Salvatrucha 13, or MS-13, April 20, 2006 in Langley Park, Maryland. The gang member had …

Ex-Texas School Admin Sentenced for Falsifying H-1B Recruitment Documents

A former North Texas school district administrator who admitted to falsifying documents and receiving kickbacks in an H-1B teacher recruitment scheme was sentenced Monday to spend two years in federal prison and repay the school district more than $300,000 in restitution.


LAUSD President Charged with Conspiracy, Perjury

The president of the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) and his cousin were each charged with conspiracy and perjury related to alleged improper donations to campaign funds.

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Former Texas School Admin Admits Role in H-1B Teacher Recruitment Scheme

A former north Texas school district administrator pleaded guilty in federal court Tuesday, admitting to his role in an H-1B teacher recruitment scheme for which he falsified documents and received kickbacks, also impacting the lives of hundreds of foreign teachers who believed they were working legally in the United States.

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Confusion About ‘Third Suspect’ in San Bernardino

Questions swirl on social media about a “third suspect” in the San Bernardino terror attack, despite the public statements of law enforcement attesting that only two shooters were involved.

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Murder Conspiracy Of Pope’s Climate Adviser: The Plot Thickens

A Cambridge professor who advanced the novel theory that Big-Oil-funded death squads have been bumping off climate scientists has been rebuffed by Ipso – the newspaper standards watchdog formerly known as the Press Complaints Commission. Peter Wadhams, Professor of Ocean

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Three Top Staffers with Rand Paul, Mitch McConnell Connections Indicted

Three people with deep ties to the Ron and Rand Paul presidential campaigns were indicted Wednesday after months of investigation. Jesse Benton, John Tate, and Dimitri Kesari are charged with multiple counts, including conspiracy and filing false campaign expenditure reports.

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Fresno Deputy Police Chief Arrested on Federal Drug Charges

Fresno Deputy Police Chief Keith Foster was arrested Thursday, along with six others, on federal drug charges, after a year-long joint investigation by the FBI and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (ATF).

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Conspiracy Theorist Pete Carroll Now Subject of SB Conspiracy Theories

Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll, who has entertained thoughts of conspiracies before, notably one surrounding 9/11/2001, may not be so entertained by a conspiracy theory revolving around his end-of-game Super Bowl play call that went awry and sealed the doom of his team.

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