Tagged: Fraud

3 enter pleas in trucking scam, a Louisiana insurance ring, dubbed Operation Sideswipe, "On Thursday, June 17, Danny Patrick Keating Jr., 52, a New Orleans-based personal injury attorney, entered a guilty plea to charges of conspiracy to commit mail and wire fraud..." 0

3 Enter Pleas In Trucking Scam

Three more participants in a Louisiana insurance ring, dubbed Operation Sideswipe — that targeted heavy-duty commercial trucks — pleaded guilty in June, according to the U.S. Department of Justice. One of the three is an…

Even without a pandemic, U.S. trucking was looking at a tough time this year. When the year began, the industry was coming off a challenging 2019, when overcapacity and weak pricing forced at least 795 trucking companies to close. It’s important to note that a great many small carriers close every year. That’s because a disproportionate number of them are lightly funded, one-person operations. Still, closings last year were inordinately high, according to industry studies. 0

Feds Charge 11 With Staging Crashes

Feds Charge 11 with staging crashes following a widespread investigation into staged crashes targeting truckers and their insurance companies. In late August, the U.S. Attorney’s Office Eastern District of Louisiana announced that 11 people had…

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Bottini Fuel Plead Guilty

Bottini Fuel of Wappingers Falls, N.Y., pleaded guilty to falsifying business records and agreed to pay more than $3.2 million in restitution and civil damages, the New York Attorney General announced recently. The criminal conviction…

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2 Indicted in Biodiesel Case

A federal grand jury for the District of Colorado has returned an indictment charging two Colorado business owners with conspiring to defraud the U.S., money laundering and filing false claims, according to Richard E. Zuckerman…

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