Articles Tagged with Crime

Medicare Fraud: 243 People Charged With $712 Million In False Billings

Medicare Fraud

After a nationwide sweep, the government has charged 243 people for Medicare fraud, which involved $712 million in false billings. At a press conference on Thursday, Attorney General Loretta Lynch and Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Mathews Burwell made the announcement. Lynch described the arrests as the largest criminal health care fraud… Read more »

Sophia O’Neill: 2-Year-Old Girl Allegedly ‘Stomped’ To Death By Mother’s Teenage Boyfriend Because She Didn’t Stop Crying

toddler stomped to death

Sophia O’Neill, a 2-year-old toddler from Minneapolis, was allegedly beaten and “stomped” to death by her mother’s teenage boyfriend. KTLA reports that the 17-year-old killed Sophia because she “wouldn’t stop crying.” The 17-year-old teenager, also a resident of Minneapolis, has been arrested and charged with second-degree murder. His name and identity has not been revealed… Read more »

Thousands Of Child Abuse Images Found On Hospital Worker’s Computers

Child Abuse Images Found

Thousands of child abuse images were found on a hospital worker’s computers. After raiding the home of Scott Wallace, police uncovered a massive collection of more than a million pornographic photos, including images of children. Though most of the pornography discovered was that of adults, investigators found more than 8,000 indecent images, including photos of… Read more »

Nurse Dubbed ‘The Angel Of Death’ Wrongly Accused Of Murder

Nurse Rebecca Leighton

A nurse charged with poisoning and murdering her patients tries to recover after being wrongly accused of the horrific crimes. Staff nurse Rebecca Leighton said she lost complete control of her life and wonders if she’ll ever be the same again. The innocent, once happy-go-lucky and bubbly nurse said, “It was such a horrific time…. Read more »

DNA Data Errors Detected In The FBI National Database

DNA Data Errors

DNA data errors have been recently detected in the FBI national database. Crime labs using the bureau’s DNA software known as “Pop stats” are warned some of the data contains flaws. According to a report by the Washington Post, the FBI said they found the errors after they commissioned a study to retest DNA samples… Read more »