New York puts UPS’s culture on trial in $873M untaxed cigarette case

NEW YORK (AP) — UPS was supposed to be looking for clues its brown trucks were being used to illegally transport untaxed cigarettes from upstate Indian reservations to customers throughout the state, but instead it turned a blind eye, say regulators, who’ve asked a judge to impose an $873 million penalty on it. Over an […]

Nine New Jersey Postal Workers Indicted on Charges of Unemployment Benefits Fraud

Nine U.S. Postal Workers Indicted on Charges they Stole Nearly $50,000 by Fraudulently Collecting Unemployment Benefits While Employed   TRENTON – Acting Attorney General John J. Hoffman announced that nine current and former U.S. Postal Service employees have been indicted on charges that they stole a total of nearly $50,000 by fraudulently collecting unemployment insurance […]

New York state and NYC sue United Parcel Service (UPS) for illegally shipping untaxed cigarettes

United Parcel Service Allegedly Made Nearly 80,000 Separate Illegal Shipments During A Four Year Period (Reuters) – New York City and New York state sued United Parcel Service Inc. on Wednesday, seeking over $180 million in damages and penalties against the shipping company for allegedly delivering nearly 700,000 cartons of untaxed cigarettes across the state. […]

New Orleans postal worker pleads guilty to tax fraud of more than $16,000

New Orleans, LA – A former New Orleans postal worker pleaded guilty on February 6, 2015 to tax fraud in a Baton Rouge courtroom, admitting she stole personal information and then fraudulently filed state tax returns for more than $16,000, announced Attorney General Buddy Caldwell. Postal Worker Charnell Haymond, age 25, was charged in April, […]

Four charged in nationwide ‘Grandparent Scam’

HARRISBURG – Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane announced today that a grand jury investigation has led to charges against four co-conspirators for a scheme that targeted elderly victims throughout the country to steal thousands of dollars in a “Grandparent Scam.” The scammers allegedly stole at least $162,600 and are accused of attempting to steal approximately […]

Ohio Attorney General Forces and to stop scams and Refund Consumers Nationwide

(CINCINNATI, Ohio)—Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announced a settlement today with,, parent company Form Giant LLC, and its President, Matthew Riley.  Consumers nationwide, and as many as 16,000 in Ohio, are entitled to refunds from the Cincinnati internet-based business that offers change of address services.  A $3 million dollar national refund pool has […]

Ohio Change-My-Address firm to pay $3 million in refunds for scam

SEATTLE—Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson today announced that will pay $3 million back to consumers to resolve complaints of deceptive practices. Thousands of affected consumers nationwide, including some 20,000 Washington consumers who purchased the defendants’ services, will receive roughly $18.95 each unless they have already received money back. is an Ohio internet-based […]