Notorious Drug Kingpin Arrested In Thailand Drug Bust

According to a narcotics official in Thailand, another leader of a massive drug syndicate has been arrested in that country, as an international dragnet closes around the Sam Gor drug trafficking organization. Police say the group is the dominant player in the $70 billion annual drug trade in Pacific Asia. The October arrest in Bangkok… Read More »

Ex-FBI Agent Charged In $800,000 Wire Fraud Scheme

An ex-FBI agent who allegedly convinced a woman that she was on ‘secret’ probation and stole $800,000 from her has been federally charged, according to US Attorney for the Northern District of Texas Prerak Shah. William R. Stone, 62, was last week on seven counts of wire fraud, wire fraud conspiracy, and false impersonation of… Read More »

14 Hit With Federal Charges In COVID Healthcare Fraud Scams

The Department of Justice (DOJ) charged 14 people this week in several COVID-related healthcare fraud scams that may have bilked insurers and consumers out of at least $143 million. Some of those charged with federal healthcare fraud include a medical doctor, laboratory owners, pharmacies, and home health agencies. Also, the Center for Program Integrity at… Read More »

PPE and Medical Equipment Fraud in New Hampshire Rising Amid COVID-19 Spike

According to experts who work in global, the need for Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic has led to a rise in the international trafficking of falsified and poor-quality products trade and security. Steve Francis, the assistant director of the Global Trade Investigations Division with Homeland Security Investigations and the director… Read More »