Billions of dollars lost in Covid-19 relief grift

Much of the theft was brazen, even simple. Fraudsters used the Social Security numbers of dead people and federal prisoners to get unemployment checks. Cheaters collected those benefits in multiple states. And federal loan applicants weren’t cross-checked against a Treasury Department database that would have raised red flags about sketchy borrowers. Criminals and gangs grabbed […]


Santos’ Constituents Furious With ‘Greatest Fraud in U.S. History’

George Santos has been branded a “swindler” and the “greatest fraud in U.S. history” by a campaign group from within his New York constituency, who are demanding he is ousted from Congress. Santos flipped New York’s 3rd congressional district in November 2022, in a win that helped the Republicans gain control over the House of […]

Paycheck Protection Program was huge free-for-all

When the Paycheck Protection Program launched during the pandemic shutdowns of spring 2020, it immediately became a chaotic free-for-all. Called PPP for short, the program offered simple-to-get, potentially forgivable government loans to small businesses. Yet billions of dollars went to companies owned by wealthy celebrities, including Tom Brady and Khloe Kardashian, and companies that thrived […]

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New FTX CEO says SBF engaged in ‘old fashioned embezzlement”

FTX’s bankruptcy-era CEO, John J. Ray III, appointed to shepherd the collapsed crypto exchange through Chapter 11 reorganization, testified on Tuesday that the company’s founder and former CEO, Sam Bankman-Fried, made multiple misstatements about his companies’ financials. Ray, who oversaw Enron’s infamous corporate fraud, characterized FTX’s actions as “old fashioned embezzlement.” “This is just taking […]

Rudy Admits He Has No Clue About His Election Fraud Claims

Rudy Giuliani, who served as Former President Trump’s personal attorney, said during a deposition in mid-August that he “didn’t have the time” to look into whether reports of election fraud were credible, CNN, which obtained deposition tapes, reported Friday. Giuliani is being sued by Dominion Voting Systems after he and other defendants connected to the […]