Denham Springs Postal Worker Faces Charges in Multistate COVID-19 Relief Fraud

BATON ROUGE, La. — A federal grand jury has indicted a Denham Springs woman on charges linked to a fraudulent scheme exploiting COVID-19 relief funds, involving multiple states and totaling over $65,000 in illicitly acquired aid. Myaika Gross, a full-time employee of the United States Postal Service during the time of the alleged frauds, is charged with wire fraud, alongside a notice of forfeit filed against her. The indictment details wrongdoings that reportedly began in May 2020 and continued through April 2022. Authorities claim that Gross orchestrated a complex plot targeting several state workforce agencies … Read more

American Airlines Faces Securities Fraud Class Action; Investors Invited to Lead Lawsuit

NEW YORK — Shareholders of American Airlines Group Inc. are presented with the chance to lead a class action lawsuit that alleges the company committed securities fraud. The legal action, spearheaded by the global investor rights-focused Rosen Law Firm, targets claims on behalf of individuals who bought American Airlines securities between January 25, 2024, and May 28, 2024. The lawsuit suggests that the company may have deceived investors about its business strategies and operational efficiencies during this period. Interested shareholders are called upon to file their motions to serve as the principal plaintiff in the … Read more

Eau Claire Businessman Convicted in Federal Court for Semi-Truck Fraud Scheme

EAU CLAIRE, Wis. — A local businessman was found guilty in federal court Wednesday of fraudulently obtaining semi-trucks by submitting misleading information to lenders, an activity aimed at supporting his commercial enterprises. Robert Carter, 45, from Eau Claire, faced charges of wire fraud and attempted wire fraud as part of a detailed U.S. Justice Department investigation. The trial, which drew to a close after two days of proceedings in Madison, Wisconsin, saw jurors deliberate for only an hour before returning with a conviction. During the trial, prosecutors demonstrated how Carter, between April 2020 and January … Read more

Senator Bob Menendez Convicted in Corruption Scandal, Schumer Urges Resignation Amidst Bribery and Fraud Charges

TRENTON, N.J. — A federal jury found Senator Bob Menendez, a Democrat from New Jersey, guilty on all counts in a sweeping corruption trial that plunged the veteran lawmaker into the deepest crisis of his political career. Menendez, 70, was convicted Tuesday of charges including bribery, fraud, and acting as a foreign agent. The allegations centered on his purported use of political influence to benefit businessmen in exchange for money, gold, and other valuities, such as a luxury vehicle. Following the jury’s decision, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer swiftly called for Menendez’s resignation, reflecting the … Read more