Former Payroll Director at Grady Memorial Hospital Convicted of Embezzlement

Donald Thomas, a former payroll director for Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta, was convicted in December of embezzling more than $480,000 from the hospital, according to a press release on the U.S. Attorney’s Office website. Thomas, 55, was the Assistant Controller of the Grady Memorial Hospital Corporation from 2008-2011, and had access to the payroll… Read More

What Is a Welfare Fraud Investigation?

If the government suspects that you might be receiving welfare benefits to which you’re not actually entitled, you won’t automatically be charged with welfare fraud. Instead, the welfare office in your state will conduct a welfare fraud investigation to determine whether there is evidence of overpayment, and whether the overpayment is accidental or intentional. Welfare… Read More

Is Murder a Federal Crime?

People who are being investigated for or accused of murder are often confused as to whether they will be tried at the state or federal level. Is murder a federal crime? The short answer to that question is yes: murder (defined as “the unlawful killing of a human being with malice aforethought”) is a clear violation… Read More

How to Find a Mortgage Fraud Lawyer

The charge of mortgage fraud is nothing to be taken lightly. If you’ve been accused of unlawful practices in obtaining a mortgage, it’s important to have an experienced mortgage fraud lawyer in your corner—someone who has experience with the complexities of the laws governing mortgage loans and who can represent your interests effectively. MORTGAGE FRAUD… Read More