fraud

Arkansas medical marijuana sellers sue advising attorneys for alleged fraud

BY: - November 9, 2022

The owners of an Arkansas medical cannabis dispensary have filed a fraud lawsuit against the attorneys they claim sought them out as clients to apply for licenses to sell the drug, according to a complaint filed Nov. 4 in St. Francis County Circuit Court. Marshall Wright of St. Francis County and Josh Landers of Saline […]

AG’s Medicaid fraud watchdog arrested 51, convicted 33 in fiscal year 2022

BY: - October 6, 2022

Arkansas’ Medicaid fraud watchdog saw its most active year in fiscal 2022, which ended Sept. 30, racking up 51 arrests and 33 convictions for various types of Medicaid fraud, Attorney General Leslie Rutledge announced Thursday. The Medicaid Fraud Control Unit also brought in a record of more than $42.5 million in civil settlements, restitution and […]

Trump allies have interviewed nearly 200 election officials to probe for weaknesses

BY: - October 3, 2022

This article was originally published by Votebeat, a nonprofit news organization covering local election administration and voting access.   Two of Donald Trump’s most prominent allies in his fight to overturn the 2020 election are leading a coordinated, multi-state effort to probe local election officials in battlegrounds such as Michigan, Arizona, and Texas ahead of the […]