Fraud

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KNSS News
May 26, 2020 - 8:48 pm
Former Nevada attorney general on the truth about mail-in voting and voter fraud fears
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May 15, 2020 - 6:43 pm
U.S. Attorney Stephen McAllister on Friday announced the formation of the Kansas Covid Fraud Task Force.
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February 13, 2020 - 7:59 pm
A Wichita woman has pleaded guilty to defrauding Medicaid by claiming she was caring for a man when he was in jail.
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Attorney says KU researcher denies concealing Chinese work
KNSS News
January 17, 2020 - 5:12 am
An attorney for a Kansas researcher accused of concealing work he was doing for China while employed at the University of Kansas is hitting back against a new indictment against his client. Lawyer Peter Zeidenberg said Thursday that the case against Feng “Franklin” Tao has nothing to do with the...
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Indictment: Kansas researcher secretly worked for China
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January 16, 2020 - 5:31 am
A revised indictment alleges a Kansas associate professor with concealed work he was doing for China while employed at the University of Kansas and tried to recruit other researchers and students for the Chinese government. A superseding indictment filed Wednesday charges 47-year-old Feng “Franklin...
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University of Kansas researcher charged with theft
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December 10, 2019 - 5:37 am
A University of Kansas researcher is charged with receiving illegal discounts and not paying sales taxes. The Kansas Attorney General's office says 37-year-old Liuqi Gu, of Lawrence, was charged Thursday with four felonies and two misdemeanors. Prosecutors allege he claimed purchases he made from...
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KNSS News
December 05, 2019 - 5:32 pm
Suspected online retail fraud jumped at start of holiday shopping season.
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November 25, 2019 - 7:41 pm
Federal prosecutors say a Kansas man has admitted swindling the buyer of an online pharmacy business. The U.S. attorney’s office said in a news release that Jeffrey P. Wilson, 37, of Olathe pleaded guilty Monday to one count of wire fraud. Wilson admitted in his plea that he placed an ad on...
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October 22, 2019 - 9:39 pm
Prosecutors say they plan to seek more than $2.1 million in restitution from a Kansas farmer who pleaded guilty to crop insurance and bankruptcy fraud. Kevin Struss, of rural WaKeeney, entered the guilty plea Monday in federal court. Struss admitted in the plea that he underreported the total...
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August 08, 2019 - 6:19 pm
The owner of a Kansas City day care center was sentenced to federal prison for fraudulently receiving more than $556,000 in benefits. Sharif Karie, 41, of Olathe, Kansas, was sentenced Thursday to four years and 10 months without parole. He was convicted in January of nearly 30 counts, including...
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