Imperial Valley News
Scottsdale, Arizona - Spring means flower buds and blooming trees - and if you're one of the millions of people who have seasonal allergies, it also means sneezing, congestion, a runny nose and other bothersome symptoms. Seasonal allergies - also called hay fever and allergic rhinitis - can make you miserable. But before you settle for plastic flowers and artificial turf, try these simple strategies to keep seasonal allergies under control.
Santa Clara Insurance Broker Charged With Wire Fraud And Mail Fraud In Alleged Theft From Widow’S Insurance Policy
San Jose, California - Gary Thornhill was charged with wire fraud and mail fraud in connection with an alleged attempt to steal more than a million dollars from a client’s trust account, announced United States Attorney Brian J. Stretch and Federal Bureau of Investigation Acting Special Agent in Charge Bertram Fairries.
Washington, DC - U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) reported a new milestone for the Automated Commercial Environment (ACE) system, with more than 75 percent of all cargo imported into the United States—approximately 81,000 of the total 108,000 transactions every day now being processed electronically through ACE. The ACE system is also successfully processing approximately 97 percent of entry summary documentation, the critical information needed by the U.S. government to correctly assess duties, collect statistics, and ensure compliance with U.S. trade law.
Calexico, California - U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the El Centro Station arrested a previously deported gang member west of the Calexico Port of Entry on Wednesday.
Boston, Massachusetts - The Department of Justice announced Friday that Hollister Inc. (Hollister), a manufacturer of disposable health care products, and Byram Healthcare Centers Inc. (Byram), a supplier of medical products, have agreed to pay $11.44 million and $9,372,882.50, respectively, to resolve allegations that Hollister paid unlawful kickbacks to Byram and that Byram received unlawful kickbacks from Hollister and several other manufacturers, with the intent to induce Byram to conduct promotional campaigns designed to refer patients to the manufacturers’ products.
Los Angeles, California - A Valencia, California, doctor pleaded guilty Thursday to submitting more than $2.4 million in fraudulent claims to Medicare.