Sinaloa Cartel Money Launderer Pleaded Guilty to Laundering $13 Million in Hard Narcotics Proceeds

This post was originally published on this siteA man from Tijuana, Mexico pleaded guilty in federal court today to managing and supervising an “extensive” international money laundering organization that smuggled, from the United States to Mexico, through Southern California and elsewhere, under his direction, $13 million of narcotics proceeds. Please follow and like us:

Houston Man Sentenced to Thirty Years in Prison for Money Laundering Conspiracy and Tax Crimes Relating to Second-Hand Drug Scheme

This post was originally published on this siteA Houston, Texas, man was sentenced today to 360 months in prison for multiple conspiracy and tax charges, announced Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Richard E. Zuckerman of the Justice Department’s Tax Division. Please follow and like us:

Former CEO of Tennessee Pain Management Company Convicted for Role in Approximate $4 Million Medicare Kickback Scheme

This post was originally published on this siteA federal jury sitting in Nashville, Tennessee found the former CEO of a Tennessee pain management company guilty today for his role in an illegal kickback scheme involving approximately $4 million in tainted durable medical equipment (DME) claims to Medicare. Please follow and like us:

Former Administrator of Two Houston Home Health Companies Sentenced to Prison in $20 Million Medicare Fraud Scheme

This post was originally published on this siteThe former Director of Nursing and Administration of two Houston, Texas-based businesses was sentenced today to 10 years in prison for her role in a $20 million Medicare fraud scheme involving false and fraudulent claims for home health services. Please follow and like us:

Acting Director Katharine Sullivan of the Justice Department’s Office on Violence Against Women Delivers Remarks at the National Discussion on Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment at America’s Colleges, Universities, and Service Academies

This post was originally published on this siteGood afternoon everyone. Thank you so much for taking the time to raise awareness and learn more about how we can end sexual violence across our academies and university campuses. I want to thank the Department of Defense, the Secretary of the Army Dr. Mark T. Esper, Secretary … Read moreActing Director Katharine Sullivan of the Justice Department’s Office on Violence Against Women Delivers Remarks at the National Discussion on Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment at America’s Colleges, Universities, and Service Academies

Three Pharmaceutical Companies Agree to Pay a Total of Over $122 Million to Resolve Allegations That They Paid Kickbacks Through Co-Pay Assistance Foundations

This post was originally published on this siteThe Department of Justice today announced that three pharmaceutical companies – Jazz Pharmaceuticals plc (Jazz), Lundbeck LLC (Lundbeck), and Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Alexion) – have agreed to pay a total of $122.6 million to resolve allegations that they each violated the False Claims Act by illegally paying the … Read moreThree Pharmaceutical Companies Agree to Pay a Total of Over $122 Million to Resolve Allegations That They Paid Kickbacks Through Co-Pay Assistance Foundations

Some Democrats Are ‘Changing’ on Migration Wave

This post was originally published on this sitepublished 2019-04-03 18:26:35 by Neil Munro President Donald Trump said Democrats may vote to curb Central American migration into the United States — but did not show evidence that Democrats want to reform the laws that are encouraging the migration. The United States has “the worst, dumbest immigration … Read moreSome Democrats Are ‘Changing’ on Migration Wave

Making News: Back on National Radio to Update the China Trade Talks…& More!

This post was originally published on this siteI’m pleased to announce that I’m scheduled to appear twice tonight on the broadcast media on trade-related issues. At 8:10 PM EST, I’m slated to be interviewed on Israel’s i24News on President Trump’s recent threat to close the U.S.-Mexico border (or at least parts of it) in response … Read moreMaking News: Back on National Radio to Update the China Trade Talks…& More!

Gap’s Sonia Syngal will soon join elite group of Fortune 500 CEOs

This post was originally published on this siteNRI Pulse Staff Report Atlanta, GA, April 3, 2019: The Fortune 500 is due to get a new CEO, and she is an Indian-American woman. Gap Inc. announced recently that it is splitting its successful Old Navy brand into its own publicly-traded company. That means Old Navy’s CEO Sonia Syngal, who will … Read moreGap’s Sonia Syngal will soon join elite group of Fortune 500 CEOs

Chairman Takano Delivers Opening Remarks before FY 2020 Budget Hearing

This post was originally published on this siteWASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs Chairman Mark Takano (CA-41) delivered opening remarks before the full committee oversight hearing entitled “U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Budget Request for Fiscal Year 2020.” Below is a link to the video of the Chairman’s opening statement and his … Read moreChairman Takano Delivers Opening Remarks before FY 2020 Budget Hearing

After spending 19 months in jail, Rajat Gupta keen to reform US criminal justice system

This post was originally published on this siteHyderabad, April 3 (IANS) Former head of McKinsey & Company Rajat Gupta, who spent 19 month in a US jail on charges of insider trading, on Wednesday said he would like to work for the reforms in the US criminal justice and prison system. The management guru said through … Read moreAfter spending 19 months in jail, Rajat Gupta keen to reform US criminal justice system

CPA Letter Calling For Investigation Into Chicago Rail Deal with China SOE

This post was originally published on this siteThe Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) is formally requesting a Buy America Pre-Award Desk Review of the Chicago Transit Authority’s (CTA’s) $1.3 billion contract with China’s state-owned enterprise CSR Sifang to build 846 commuter railcars. Please follow and like us:

Progress Report from Hungary’s Fenced Borderlands

This post was originally published on this site RÖSZKE, Hungary – In September 2015, migrants here hurled rocks, set fires, and violently stormed a new chain-link fence that had just gone up on Hungary’s southern border with Serbia, tops and bottoms lined by looping rolls of razor wire on the Serbian side. Patrick McHugh April … Read moreProgress Report from Hungary’s Fenced Borderlands

Mallika Sarabhai inspires; NSS presents Shakti Awards to 22 Atlanta women

This post was originally published on this siteBY JYOTHSNA HEGDEPhotos by Krish Photography & Magic Dust Photography Atlanta, GA, April 3, 2019: Narayan Seva Sansthan (NSS), an Udaipur based NGO known for rehabilitating differently abled people from the underprivileged segments, women in particular, celebrated International Women’s Day on March 8, 2019 by recognizing 22 Atlanta women with Shakti (Feminine … Read moreMallika Sarabhai inspires; NSS presents Shakti Awards to 22 Atlanta women

Mesmerizing Taalavaadyam and Bharatanatyam raise $40K for Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

This post was originally published on this siteBY JYOTHSNA HEGDE Atlanta, GA, April 3, 2019: A captivating Taalavaadyam and Bharatanatyam presentation, part of Samarpanam, a 2019 Student of the Year campaign by Walton High School students Anant Rajan and Emma Mason and their teachers Santosh Chandru and Bhavini Rajan, successfully raised $40K at the Hindu … Read moreMesmerizing Taalavaadyam and Bharatanatyam raise $40K for Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

Department of Commerce Bureau Leaders Offer to Testify at House Appropriations Hearing on FY 2020 Budget

This post was originally published on this siteDepartment of Commerce Bureau Leaders Offer to Testify at House Appropriations Hearing on FY 2020 Budget Democrat House Chairman Refuses to Hear Testimony from the Department of Commerce ASowah@doc.gov Wed, 04/03/2019 – 15:16 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, April 3, 2019 WASHINGTON – The Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, … Read moreDepartment of Commerce Bureau Leaders Offer to Testify at House Appropriations Hearing on FY 2020 Budget

TAMA chess tournament draws record participation

This post was originally published on this siteAtlanta, GA, April 3, 2019: Biannual chess tournaments, rated and unrated, have become a part of Telugu Association of Metro Atlanta (TAMA)’s sports events for the past five years. Chess being a game where kids of all ages can play each other with passion irrespective of age and … Read moreTAMA chess tournament draws record participation

Unique ceremony celebrates wedding of Lord Venkateshwara

This post was originally published on this siteBY JYOTHSNA HEGDE Atlanta, GA, April 3, 2019: A unique ceremony celebrating the wedding of Lord Venkateshwara, Sri Srinivasa Kalyanotsava, organized by Sri Krishna Vrindavana (SKV) Temple of Atlanta attracted well over 700 devotees from Georgia, Alabama, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee on May 24, 2019 at the Gurukul … Read moreUnique ceremony celebrates wedding of Lord Venkateshwara

Dr Raktim Sen keeps Bengali theater alive In Atlanta with 2 plays

This post was originally published on this siteBY JYOTHSNA HEGDE Atlanta, GA, April 3, 2019: With sold out labels all over flyers, it is not surprising that Atlanta is the city of choice for so many popular entertainment shows. In an era of electronics and Imax movies, it is heartening to know that traditional art … Read moreDr Raktim Sen keeps Bengali theater alive In Atlanta with 2 plays

12 credit hours of CME offered to participants at AAPI’s 37th annual convention in Atlanta

This post was originally published on this siteAtlanta, GA: The American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin (AAPI) that represents more than 100,000 Indian American physicians, reflects the range of physician specialties seen in the physician community at large with 61% in Primary Care, 33% in Medical sub-specialties and 6% in surgical sub-specialties. Medical specialty representation includes pediatrics, … Read more12 credit hours of CME offered to participants at AAPI’s 37th annual convention in Atlanta

Junior year checklist: It helps to begin your senior year with a plan

This post was originally published on this siteBY KRISTEN MOON | MOON PREP* Junior year is a turning point for many families because it marks the year when college planning activities begin to consume your free time. It helps to go into your senior year with a plan, so start now to ensure that you are not falling … Read moreJunior year checklist: It helps to begin your senior year with a plan

JAG’S THOUGHTS: How the New Generation will re-define New India

This post was originally published on this siteBY DR. JAGDISH N. SHETH* In the 2019 general elections in India, there will be 100 million first time voters between the ages of 18-24. Just as they will make a difference in the outcome of elections, they will also make a difference in defining New India and … Read moreJAG’S THOUGHTS: How the New Generation will re-define New India

Rep. Axne Introduces Biofuel Tax Credit Bill

This post was originally published on this siteWASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Rep. Cindy Axne (IA-03) introduced legislation to make the second generation biofuel producer tax credit permanent in order to support Iowa farmers, create jobs across the state and reduce our dependence on foreign oil. This legislation will incentivize investment in the development of advanced biofuel … Read moreRep. Axne Introduces Biofuel Tax Credit Bill

Full Committee Oversight Hearing: “U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Budget Request for Fiscal Year 2020”

This post was originally published on this siteOn Wednesday, April 3, 2019, the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs full committee will hold an oversight hearing entitled “ U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Budget Request for Fiscal Year 2020.” The committee will meet at 2:00 p.m. in room 1334 of the Longworth House Office Building. Watch the … Read moreFull Committee Oversight Hearing: “U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Budget Request for Fiscal Year 2020”

Illegal Indian Removed from Iselin, NJ

This post was originally published on this siteAn Indian national, Ubaidullah Abdulrashid Radiowala a.k.a. Obed Radiowala, is removed by the Newark (NJ) office of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) yesterday for immigration violations. Obed Radiowala was wanted by Indian authorities on charges of: * Attempted murder * Criminal conspiracy * … Read moreIllegal Indian Removed from Iselin, NJ

Cheating Our Way to 4 Percent Growth

This post was originally published on this site “I believe it’s time to establish a national goal of reaching 4 percent economic growth,” Donald Trump declared in a speech two months before he won the 2016 election. He still references 4 percent regularly, but getting there by increasing productivity seems almost impossible. Patrick McHugh April … Read moreCheating Our Way to 4 Percent Growth

(What’s Left of) Our Economy: Why a China Trade Deal Still Looks Unenforceable

This post was originally published on this site Yesterday’s Financial Times contained the latest in a long string of press reports – often coming after similar administration pronouncements – that the United States and China are close to concluding a deal that will resolve much and even most of their current trade conflict. Even with … Read more(What’s Left of) Our Economy: Why a China Trade Deal Still Looks Unenforceable

More on the New H-1B Data Hub

This post was originally published on this site It turns out that I had simply followed USCIS’ written instructions, naively expecting that it would search for, say, Princeton University and Harvard University, by typing in those terms. Not always. Patrick McHugh April 3, 2019 – 11:13am If you are a real expert, it can be … Read moreMore on the New H-1B Data Hub

Atlanta based Indian gets 16 months prison for call-center scam

This post was originally published on this site NRI Pulse Staff Report Atlanta, GA, April 3, 2019: Mehboob Mansurali Charania of Tucker, GA has been sentenced to 16 months in prison for his involvement in a transnational criminal organization that victimized over 340 people in the United States through a fraudulent India-based call-center scheme, resulting … Read moreAtlanta based Indian gets 16 months prison for call-center scam

Mexican Government Cracks Down on Human Smugglers in Southern Mexico

This post was originally published on this site published 2019-04-02 10:19:28 by Robert Arce The Federal Attorney General’s Office (FGR) of Mexico announced the arrests of 15 suspected human smugglers in the southern Mexican state of Chiapas. The suspected smugglers allegedly packed 338 migrants into five passenger buses for transportation to the U.S. border.  The … Read moreMexican Government Cracks Down on Human Smugglers in Southern Mexico

Homelessness in British Columbia Sheds Light on Social Crisis

This post was originally published on this site British Columbia, a plentiful Canada staple and thriving tourist attraction, draws about 15 million visitors annually. They come to witness the sprawling wonder of the Sea to Sky Highway, to see what the world looks like from sea level to … Continue reading → The post Homelessness … Read moreHomelessness in British Columbia Sheds Light on Social Crisis

Today in OpenGov: Who watches the watchdogs?

This post was originally published on this site In today’s edition, the FEC is having trouble finding a watchdog, North Carolina’s GOP chair is charged with bribery, WhatsApp introduces fact-checking to fight fake news ahead of Indian elections, and more.  washington watch The Federal Election Commission. The Federal Election Commission is struggling to fill its … Read moreToday in OpenGov: Who watches the watchdogs?

Tucker Carlson: Our lawmakers have allowed the crisis at the border – and they don’t care

This post was originally published on this site Donald Trump ran on the promise that he would secure our southern border when he ran in 2016. He ran on other things, too — trade, ObamaCare and ending the Iran deal. But it was immigration that resonated. No other candidate was saying anything like it. Voters … Read moreTucker Carlson: Our lawmakers have allowed the crisis at the border – and they don’t care

Tucker Carlson: Our lawmakers have allowed the crisis at the border – and they don’t care

This post was originally published on this site published 2019-04-03 05:55:23 by Tucker Carlson Donald Trump ran on the promise that he would secure our southern border when he ran in 2016. He ran on other things, too — trade, ObamaCare and ending the Iran deal. But it was immigration that resonated. No other candidate … Read moreTucker Carlson: Our lawmakers have allowed the crisis at the border – and they don’t care