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San Francisco Bay Area Medicare kickbacks scheme charged

Sep. 5, 2019 6:50 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Thirty people have been charged with a multimillion-dollar scheme that allegedly bribed doctors and others to steer Medicare patients to the largest home health care provider in the San Francisco Bay Area, federal prosecutors announced Thursday. The criminal complaints name Amity Home...

Trial begins over insurance for 'suspicious' boat sinking

Aug. 13, 2019 5:20 PM EDT

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A civil trial that began on Tuesday will determine whether insurance companies must cover an $85,000 claim from a Vermont man for his boat, which sank nearly three years ago off the New England coast. Insurers are refusing to pay the claim, saying Carman made suspicious alterations...

New Australian rules for police investigating leaks to media

Aug. 9, 2019 5:54 AM EDT

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — The Australian government on Friday told police to consider the importance of a free and open press when investigating leaked documents after raids on journalists' offices and a home in June sparked outrage about suppression of free speech. Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton said...

32 busted in federal drug crackdown in San Francisco

Aug. 7, 2019 8:32 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The first step in a sweeping crackdown on crime ranging from drugs to sex trafficking in a notorious San Francisco neighborhood yielded 32 arrests of mostly Honduran nationals tied to two international operations that poured heroin and cocaine into the community, U.S. prosecutors...

The Latest: 32 busted in drug operation in San Francisco

Aug. 7, 2019 3:06 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on a federal crackdown on drugs in San Francisco (all times local): 12 p.m. Federal prosecutors say they've charged 32 people who sold drugs in a notorious San Francisco neighborhood as part of an international operation. Chris Nielsen, special agent in charge of the Drug...