Posts Tagged ‘FRAUD’

Forrester Construction to Pay $1 Million to Settle Fraud Lawsuit

Rockville's Forrester Construction will avoid a RICO lawsuit after all. With the firm about to be sued by the District's Office of the Attorney General for fraud in city construction joint ventures, Attorney General Irv Nathan announced in a press release that Forrester instead settled for paying $1 million.
Forrester's construction practices, which were at the [...]

D.C. Government Investigating $800K In Unemployment Insurance Fraud

In the Post, Mike DeBonis is reporting that 90 city employees have been placed on leave while the city investigates possible unemployment benefit fraud to the tune of $800,000:
The employees accused of wrongdoing worked in various arms of the District government, including the D.C. Public Schools and the D.C. Council, according to a high-ranking official to [...]

People Selling Things On The Internet In D.C. Are Frauds

Okay, not all of you. Emily Babay points to an FBI report that shows internet transaction crime is up 31 percent in the District, 49 percent in Virginia, and 73 percent in Maryland.
But of particular interest is the list of states in which the most perpetrators reside: Though not a state, D.C. is at #5 [...]

Weekend in Review: CIA Soup of the Day Edition

Wet weather didn't just disrupt your balcony barbecue over the weekend. The soggy conditions are being blamed for delaying today's scheduled reopening of the Chain Bridge, WJLA-TV reports. In a cruel twist of fate, the Woodrow Wilson Bridge was somehow able to reopen early.
WaPo's Howard Kurtz this morning profiles the frantic lifestyle and obsessive Twitter habits of "Chuckie T," better known [...]

Why Won’t This Movie Just Die?

Fliers posted around the Armed Forces Retirement Home promote special movie screenings in the house theater to commemorate Black History Month.
There's no film today. But tomorrow's feature will be "Remember the Titans."
Don't even get me started on "Remember the Titans."

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