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Thursday, November 27, 2014

Posts Tagged ‘fraud’

Colorado health-plan founder indicted for mail fraud,

DENVER – Gerald Rising, Jr., age 59, of Centennial, Colorado, the owner and operator of Rural Health Plans Initiative Administration Company, also based in Centennial, was indicted late yesterday by a federal grand jury for mail fraud, embezzlement from a health care plan and money laundering, the U. S. Attorney’s Office, IRS – Criminal Investigation, and the Department of Labor Employee Benefits Security Administration announced.  An arrest warrant was issued, and Rising is expected to ... Full Story

Financial Crimes Task Force arrests 27-year-old man

Financial Crimes Task Force arrests 27-year-old man

        Over the past several months, the Northern Colorado Financial Crimes Task Force, with the assistance of the United States Secret Service, has been conducting an extensive investigation into fraudulently produced checks and identification cards that included victims from multiple jurisdictions in northern Colorado, as well as Wyoming.  The case was presented to the District Attorney’s Office on March 25, 2011.  As a result of this investigation, ... Full Story

Conifer Woman Sentenced For Defrauding Social Security

DENVER – Pamela Susan Diederich, age 42, of Conifer, Colorado, was sentenced late last week to serve 5 years probation, with the first six months in home detention, for making a false statement for use in determining rights to Supplemental Security Income benefits. The sentence was handed down by Chief U.S. District Court Judge Wiley Y. Daniel. Judge Daniel also ordered Diederich to pay $53,049.68 in restitution to the Social Security Administration, including a $10,000 payment to be ... Full Story

Berthoud Police Beat: January 2011

Berthoud Police Beat: January 2011

Saturday, January 1 Police assisted a motorist at Mountain Avenue and Second Street when his tire came off the rim. Someone at the Hamilton Apartments received a strange letter. The case is being handled as harassment. A fence and a sign in the 400 block of E County Road 8 were damaged by a hit and run driver. Following a non-injury motor vehicle accident at County Road 17 and US Highway 287, officers arrested one person for driving under the influence and Underage ... Full Story

New Affordable Care Act tools will help fight fraud

New Affordable Care Act tools will help fight fraud

  Health care fraud prevention and enforcement efforts recover record $4 billion Joint DOJ and HHS joint efforts result in largest sum ever recovered in single year; New rules under the Affordable Care Act will keep fraudulent providers and suppliers out of Medicare, Medicaid, CHIP and avoid payments of fraudulent claims U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius and U.S. Associate Attorney General Thomas J. Perrelli today announced a new ... Full Story

Berthoud Police Beat: December 2010

Berthoud Police Beat: December 2010

Berthoud Police  Beat - December   Wednesday, December 1 A motor vehicle accident involving a Toyota and a Jeep at County Road 5 and E Highway 56 resulted in injuries. An argument in progress in the 400 block of Mountain Avenue remained verbal and the officer found no criminal violation. A physical disturbance call in the 900 block of Mountain Avenue resulted in the officer giving a verbal warning to two adult males and one adult female Fireworks were reported in the ... Full Story

Berthoud Police Beat, August 2010

Berthoud Police Beat, August 2010

Sunday, August 1 A barking dog at 12:25 a.m. resulted in a written warning to its Sixth Street owner. Police stopped a driver at 1:44 a.m. shortly after he left the ramp from First Street to Highway 287. The driver, a 39-year-old Loveland resident, was cited for DUI and failure to drive in a single lane. The case of the vehicle running in to the building at 919 Mountain Avenue is under investigation. Someone tipped over the port-a-potty at the BMX track during the ... Full Story

Berthoud Police Beat, March 2010

Berthoud Police Beat, March 2010

Monday, March 1 Police responded to an early morning verbal disturbance in the 200 block of Second Street. The situation was handled by the officer. A report of fraud came in from the 200 block of Victoria Street. The woman had received an email trying to lure her into being a “WalMart Secret Shopper.” This is a well-known fraud and is even profiled on the WalMart website. Since the savvy resident did not fall for the scam, there was no criminal violation. Police responded to a ... Full Story

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