Complete Student Loan Forgiveness for Nearly 5,000 NJ Borrowers Defrauded by Corinthian Colleges
4,660 New Jersey borrowers who attended Corinthian schools from its founding in 1995 to its closure in 2015 will receive $48.8 M in full loan forgiveness. The U.S. Department of Education’s decision to discharge all remaining federal student loan obligations for students who were defrauded by Corinthian Colleges will allow 4,660 New Jersey borrowers who attended Corinthian schools to receive a total of $48.8 million in full student loan cancellations.
Hudson County Pharmacist Sold Fake COVID-19 Vaccination Cards
Acting AG Platkin Announces the Arrest of Hudson County Pharmacist Charged with Selling Fake COVID-19 Vaccination Record Cards to Individuals Who Did Not Receive the Vaccine. A Hudson County Pharmacist was arrested and charged with selling fake COVID-19 vaccination record cards to individuals without administering the vaccine and entering false information into a State-managed database of COVID-19 vaccination records.
SCAM ALERT: $300 - $350 for Store Survey
This article is about a financial crime stating they would pay $300 - $350 to complete a store survey. Also ever heard of "gift card scams" or "money laundering schemes"?. There are at least two versions of these scams.
Billions in Pandemic Relief Funds Lost to Fraud
Roughly two years after lawmakers approved the first round of COVID-19 relief funds, the US govt continues to struggle to oversee its own historic stimulus effort as fraudsters claim billions of dollars in relief.
Wildwood Mayor, Ex-Mayor, Commissioner Charged with Theft, Tampering with Public Records
Wildwood Mayor Peter J. Byron, current City Commissioner Steven E. Mikulski, and former Mayor Ernest V. Troiano Jr.Morristown Minute. Wildwood Mayor, Former Mayor, & City Commissioner Fraudulently Claimed State Health Insurance Benefits for Years Costing NJ Nearly $1 Million.
Secaucus-based National Realty Investment Advisors Commits Massive Nationwide Securities Fraud
The NJ Bureau of Securities has issued a cease-and-desist order to Secaucus-based National Realty Investment Advisors, LLC (NRIA), after determining the company fraudulently old ~$630 million in securities to NJ investors from 2018 to 2022.
Burlington County Man Sold Millions of Dollars in Pesticides He Claimed Would Kill Coronavirus
Burlington County Businessman Defrauded +75 Victims More Than $2.7 Million in Scheme to Sell Pesticides He Claimed Would Kill Coronavirus. U.S. District Attorney of New Jersey announced today that a Burlington, NJ businessman admitted to selling $2.7 million worth of pesticides he claimed were registered with the Environmental Protection Agency as being effective against coronavirus.
NJ Cosmetology School Under Fire for Fraud, Failure to Meet State License Requirements
Capri Institute, an NJ Cosmetology & Hair Styling School, Defrauded Students and Failed to Meet Curriculum Requirements for Licensure. Acting Attorney General Matthew J. Platkin announced June 7 that the State of NJ has filed a lawsuit against New Jersey cosmetology school Capri Institute and, in a separate action filed with the State Board of Cosmetology and Hairstyling (“the Board”), is also seeking the immediate suspension of the school’s licenses to operate in the state, amid allegations that the school defrauded students, engaged in substandard business practices that financially harmed students, and failed to meet regulations and curriculum requirements for cosmetology schools.
Tips to Avoid Identity Theft Online
Online fraud is all over the internet. Unsuspecting surfers won’t know that just by unwittingly giving away their private information, their identity and financial information can be stolen and used by criminals. Cyber criminals would use fake websites, unsolicited email messages, message boards, chat rooms and yes, even your social media account to get access to your details.
Be Vigilant - Hustlers and Scammers Are Targeting Social Media Sites for Professionals
We've heard about the gold-diggers trolling Las Vegas and online sites looking for marks to start love scams. People are making fake accounts on Tinder and other dating apps to find lonely marks who are desperate and not thinking clearly - wiping out the savings of their victims. Even professional networking sites like LinkedIn have been the hunting grounds for different scams according to a recent FBI report.
The Philly Four: Local school goes viral for accidentally handing out thongs to mothers
An employee at the Philadelphia Veterans Affairs Medical Center allegedly embezzled $500,000 from the hospital by creating fake expense reports. The accounting clerk would create fake travel expense logs under the names of three employees and then divert money into his bank accounts, according to federal investigators. He was charged with theft by way of criminal information.
Rs. 70K fraudulently siphoned out from me online in less than 7 minutes.
Cyber fraud is very common nowadays. Beware of all those who try to cheat you or play as fraudsters. I also have been a victim of the same and am still bearing the brunt. In a very summarised form, the whole thing which happened to me has been jotted down here. It would absorb to read and help you understand what their actual Modus operandi remains?
The Philly Four: Pa. activists react to leaked decision to overturn Roe v. Wade
Pa. activists react to leaked Roe v. Wade decision. Reproductive rights activists across Pennsylvania reacted this week to the leaked Supreme Court decision draft that would overturn Roe v. Wade, allowing states to make their own laws around abortions. Right now, 26 states are certain or likely to ban abortions when Roe is overturned, however, Pennsylvania is not one of them. This means that Pennsylvania may receive an influx of people arriving in the state looking to receive abortions after the ban.
Beware Of A New Facebook Scam
Just in the past week, our journalists have encountered this new scam 14 times!. A Screenshot of a Facebook Messenger message between a scammer and one of our reporters.Screen Shot taken by The Veracity Report.
Hackers Stole Woman's $26,000 Life Savings. Two Months Later, Citibank Still Won't Honor Responsibility To Refund It
Mike Mozart from Funny YouTube, USA, CC BY 2.0 via WikiCommons. It's the kind of nightmare most will only read about, but for Jacqueline Berman of NY, it's actually happening. Over a month ago, her phone was hacked. While she handled the issue with T.Mobile quickly, her bank info ended up being compromised and a hacker was able to get into her Citibank account to assign a new payee.
Real estate fraud scheme highlights the importance of choosing the right realtor
Last week, a former Pinal County real estate agent was sentenced to almost four years in prison for defrauding an acquaintance with a fake real estate investment. Sarah Nicole Kelley of Coolidge was found guilty of scamming two family friends. In 2017, she took $55,000 from one in a Pinal County real estate investment and another $130,000 claiming it was to help save her sister’s home from foreclosure. She also defrauded another family friend out of $647,000 in a similar way.
MoneyGram Sued for Failing Customers
Allegations include repeatedly delaying money transfers and leaving customers stranded. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) and the New York Attorney General filed suit against remittance provider MoneyGram alleging the company's practices repeatedly harmed consumers.
For Transparency, Gessele & Headley ask that Klamath County's Election Livestream be left on 24/7
Currently there is only one Klamath County election livestream camera and it isn't scheduled to be on 24/7. Why not?Photo Credit Todd Gessele. Both Todd Gessele and Allen Headley, two of the four candidates running for Klamath County Commissioner #1, recently attended the Mandatory Observer Training at the County Clerk's office, only to discover there is just one camera covering the entire ballot counting operation. And this single livestream will be broadcast, only when live observers are invited to be present.
Florida’s Drivers Should Be on the Lookout for Fake Red-Light Camera Tickets – An Old Scam Comes Round Again
Police forces in South Florida have warned on March 30 that motorists should be on the lookout for fake tickets, supposedly issued by red-light cameras in the area. The scam usually involves motorists receiving a fraudulent fine that claims they've been caught on camera running through a red light. Such fines will often feature a grainy, black and white image of the rear of a car that's alleged to have been caught by the camera.
New Jerseyans Lost Over $98 Million to Cybercrime in 2020 – How to Protect Yourself
Data from the Internet Crime Report reveals the massive losses in the U.S. and New Jersey to cybercrime in 2020, and the danger is only rising. The FBI's Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) was established in May of 2000 to receive complaints of internet crime.