Archive for Fraud, Waste and Abuse

Monday, August 30th, 2021 @ 5:37PM

IRS Employee Charged With Unlawful Disclosure Of Suspicious Activity Reports

Analyst Provided Information to a Los Angeles Attorney and a New York Reporter SAN FRANCISCO – A federal criminal complaint, filed on February 4, 2019, was unsealed in San Francisco today, charging John C. Fry with unlawful disclosure of Suspicious Activity Reports, announced United States Attorney David L. Anderson and…

Monday, August 30th, 2021 @ 5:30PM

IRS employee charged with tax fraud

MEMPHIS, TN — Linda Williams of Memphis, Tennessee, an Internal Revenue Service (IRS) tax examiner, was indicted for defrauding the IRS by filing false tax returns for various taxpayers in the Memphis area. Williams claimed over $500,000 in false deductions for these citizens. Many of these citizens were unaware of the…

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Tuesday, August 24th, 2021 @ 7:53PM

24 Current And Former IRS Employees Indicted For Benefits Fraud

Memphis, TN – United States Attorney Edward L. Stanton III and Shelby County District Attorney General Amy Weirich announced today that 24 current and former employees of the Internal Revenue Service have been charged for crimes relating to fraudulently obtaining more than $250,000 in government benefits. Thirteen of the current…

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Tuesday, August 24th, 2021 @ 7:49PM

IRS Employee Charged in $1 Million ID Theft Tax Fraud Scheme

BIRMINGHAM — Federal officials today announced arrests and charges in a stolen identity tax-refund scheme believed to involve more than $1 million in false claims and run by an IRS employee who was supposed to be assisting taxpayers experiencing problems resulting from identity theft. A federal grand jury earlier this…

Monday, February 10th, 2020 @ 3:48PM

FBI lawyer under criminal investigation altered document to say Carter Page ‘was not a source’ for another agency

The FBI became close to correcting a mistake in the third and final warrant application renewal targeting onetime Trump campaign adviser Carter Page, but an FBI lawyer improperly altered a document to cover up that the bureau had erred in the previous filings. In a report released on Monday, Justice…

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Monday, February 10th, 2020 @ 3:47PM

FBI’s Wray Acts Fast to Make Changes After Scathing Report

WASHINGTON—FBI Director Christopher Wray has ordered more than 40 changes in how the bureau seeks secret surveillance warrants and handles other matters after the Justice Department inspector general pointed out a series of flaws in the bureau’s efforts to monitor a former Trump campaign adviser. The problems were so severe, national security…