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Niagara Falls men charged in Medicaid taxi scheme

Five Niagara Falls men have been charged for their roles in a scam in which they defrauded Medicaid of over $50,000, New York Attorney General Barbara Underwood said. Sadat Khan, owner of WeGo Taxi Tours Inc., obtained approval to bill Medicaid by say.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 9th, 2018

Alleged Kickback Scheme Leads to Murder-for-Hire, Money-Laundering Charges

A man living in North Carolina who allegedly laundered part of a $150 million kickback scheme related to Russian military contracts was charged in a plot that authorities say involved a murder-for-hire scheme and bribing a public official......»»

Category: topSource: wsj14 hr. 25 min. ago

Boasting Buffalo: Why John Doran feels shopping is a social activity

Fashion Outlets Niagara Falls USA general manager has a good perspective on the retailing landscape......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 7th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Feds charge 8 people in fraudulent online-ad scheme

The Justice Department charged eight people, most of them in Eastern Europe, with operating two alleged advertising schemes involving scores of faked websites and infected computers across the world, costing advertisers tens of millions of dollars......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 27th, 2018

Prosecutors Expand Newsweek Case to Include California Bible College

Manhattan prosecutors charged a California bible college in connection with an alleged wide-ranging scheme involving Newsweek’s former parent company to defraud lenders out of tens of millions of dollars......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjNov 16th, 2018

Drafted to the church — and banking

Craig Pridgen never wanted to be a pastor. But one Saturday eight years ago – just two months after True Bethel Baptist Church opened a Niagara Falls location – he got a phone call. It was his father, senior pastor and Buffalo Common Council Presi.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 8th, 2018

AP Explains: The fund at the center of a scandal in Malaysia

U.S. authorities have charged a fugitive Malaysian financier and two former Goldman Sachs bankers in a money laundering and bribery scheme that allegedly pilfered billions from Malaysian state investment fund 1MDB......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsNov 1st, 2018

US charges Malaysian financier in money laundering scheme

The Justice Department has charged a fugitive Malaysian financier in a money laundering and bribery scheme that pilfered billions of dollars from a Malaysian investment fund created to promote economic development in that country......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 1st, 2018

US charges Malaysian financier in money laundering scheme

The Justice Department has charged a fugitive Malaysian financier in a money laundering and bribery scheme that pilfered billions of dollars from a Malaysian investment fund created to promote economic development in that country......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 1st, 2018

A piece of Niagara Falls" history goes on the market

The Echo Club on Portage Road is up for sale......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 31st, 2018

Excelsior Orthopaedics opens Niagara Falls site

Excelsior Orthopaedics will open its expanded Niagara Falls practice site on Nov. 1, including its express urgent care after-hour services. The practice, which began developing the site last year, provides adult and pediatric services with immedi.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 29th, 2018

Feds charge man with online "romance" scam that raked in nearly $900K

A Kansas City man is charged with participating in a scheme that defrauded people looking for romance or companionship of $878,489. Agents snagged Ronayerin K. Ogolor on Friday at Kansas City International Airport before he could board a plane and h.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 22nd, 2018

The 25 highest-paid employees for the City of Niagara Falls

Twenty-five members of the police force in Niagara Falls dominate the city's roster of highest-paid city workers. Police brass occupy the majority of the top spots, led by Capt. Kelly Rizzo, who has a 2018 salary of $210,744. That salary puts him at.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 13th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Prosecutors charge Newsweek’s former parent company with fraud

Newsweek’s former parent company has been charged by Manhattan prosecutors with carrying out a complex scheme to defraud lenders out of millions of dollars as part of an effort to keep the struggling media organization afloat......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 10th, 2018

Newsweek"s Ex-Parent Company Charged With Defrauding Lenders

Newsweek’s former parent company has been charged by Manhattan prosecutors with carrying out a complex scheme to defraud lenders out of millions of dollars as part of an effort to keep the struggling media organization afloat......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjOct 10th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Prosecutors charge Newsweek’s parent company with fraud

Newsweek’s parent company has been charged by Manhattan prosecutors with carrying out a complex scheme to defraud lenders out of millions of dollars as part of an effort to keep the struggling media organization afloat......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 10th, 2018

Newsweek"s Parent Company Charged With Defrauding Lenders

Newsweek’s parent company has been charged by Manhattan prosecutors with carrying out a complex scheme to defraud lenders out of millions of dollars as part of an effort to keep the struggling media organization afloat......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjOct 10th, 2018

Trump, tariffs and trade wars: Environmental

Since the back end of 2017, Niagara Metals LLC spent more than $2 million to upgrade facilities, including the headquarters in Niagara Falls......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 5th, 2018

Surveillance video shows brazen Apple store robbery

Authorities have charged 17 people in a robbery scheme targeting Apple stores in California. Security footage shows one robbery during.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodaySep 28th, 2018

Ex-OpenTable worker charged in bogus reservations scheme

A former OpenTable employee has been charged with wire fraud for allegedly making hundreds of bogus reservations at Chicago restaurants to undermine a rival booking service. .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralSep 23rd, 2018

Ex-Barrett Business Services CFO faces accounting fraud charges as company pays $1.5M fine

The Securities and Exchange Commission has charged a former CFO with accounting fraud, to the tune of tens of millions of dollars, and fined the company $1.5 million. James D. Miller had a role in a scheme involving BBSI’s workers’ compensation.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 20th, 2018