Preventing Church Fraud

There may be nothing more disheartening in the world of fraud investigation than a church employee caught embezzling. Unfortunately, there are fairly regular news reports of financial fraud at churches. Fraud hits churches hard. Many churches operate on shoestring budgets to begin with. A sizable fraud can put a church …

NBA Players’ Health And Welfare Benefit Plan Defrauded

Last week Thursday, 19 people were charged in federal court with defrauding the National Basketball Association Players’ Health and Welfare Benefit Plan of almost $4 million. The charges are conspiracy to commit health care fraud and wire fraud. One defendant, Terrence Williams, is also charged with aggravated identity theft. The …

Herbalife Charged Criminally for Bribery

This morning Herbalife (NYSE: HLF) was charged criminally for paying bribes to Chinese officials. The action is related to criminal liability under FCPA (U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act). The company disclosed in an SEC filing today: Herbalife violated the books and records and internal controls provisions of the FCPA The …