By Xan Johnson, Marketing – Just weeks ago, the governor of Rio de Janeiro, Wilson Witzel, was suspended from office due to charges of fraud relating to COVID-19 emergency funds. Witzel was supposedly working in association with other leaders that are responsible for the embezzlement of around $70 million since 2012. ...
November 17, 2020Tami Mickelsen
By Megan Porter, Marketing – Many United States government contracts are purchased through live auction. This encourages the free economy system and helps the government get a fair market value for the contract or loan. However, this also means that bidders can agree before the auction on a certain value and ...
November 13, 2020Tami Mickelsen
By Xan Johnson, Marketing – As the recent Coronavirus pandemic swept over the United States, government leaders sought ways to combat the devastating losses to businesses and individuals that would inevitably occur. One such plan was the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), in which the government would assist businesses financially, allowing them ...
November 10, 2020Tami Mickelsen
By Megan Porter, Marketing – International business deals are a big deal, especially if they have to do with the procurement and transport of military grade weaponry. Countries spend billions of dollars each year on national security, which is why only the most secure and trusted business partners are awarded arms ...
November 1, 2020Tami Mickelsen
By Megan Porter, Marketing – Many businesses could benefit from measures to keep their employees honest. Far too often, companies lose major portions of their revenue to employee theft. This is extremely problematic because it deteriorates trust not only between employer and employee, but between the employee and the general public. ...
October 27, 2020Tami Mickelsen
By Megan Porter, Marketing – Billions of dollars are spent on health each year in the United States. In fact, if not for health insurance, many residents would not be able to afford the cost of medical treatment, from ambulance rides to hospital bills to surgical procedures. To help those who ...
October 22, 2020Tami Mickelsen
By Xan Johnson, Marketing – On Monday September 14, 20-year-old Richard John Brown was arrested in Provo, Utah, for multiple charges of theft. Originally arrested for being in possession of a stolen vehicle, it was later found out that he had stolen much more. One such item was an iPhone, used ...
October 15, 2020Tami Mickelsen
By Megan Porter, Marketing – Two neighbors in Miami are currently under investigation for alleged fraudulent use of Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) act funds. Between them, the two Florida residents applied for $1.1 million dollars in economic relief loans from the Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDL) and Paycheck ...
October 10, 2020Tami Mickelsen
By Xan Johnson, Marketing – Recently, a high-up British member of parliament, Charlie Elphicke, was found guilty on three accounts of sexual assault. Originally serving as a representative for the town of Dover, Elphicke has since been suspended and sentenced to two years in jail. Even after his two victims gave ...
October 1, 2020Tami Mickelsen
By Megan Porter, Marketing – No city, no matter how remote, is ever truly out of reach of violent crimes. This was especially true in August for Dietrich, Idaho, a remote town with fewer than 400 residents. A man previously convicted for felony sex and stalking offenses violated the terms of ...
September 20, 2020Tami Mickelsen
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