Texan Sentenced In CARES Act Unemployment Fraud Scheme

Waqar Nawaz

Texan Sentenced In CARES Act Unemployment Fraud Scheme CORPUS CHRISTI, TS (STL.News) A 29-year-old Corpus Christi man has been ordered to federal prison after he admitted to devising a scheme to fraudulently misappropriate $255,052 in unemployment benefits meant for those suffering financial hardship due to the COVID-19 pandemic, announced Acting […]

Florida Lottery: Kurt Panouses Won $1 Million Prize

Maryam Shah

Tallahassee, FL (STL.News) The Florida Lottery announces that Kurt Panouses, 64, of Indialantic, trustee of the Bark Trust, claimed a $1 million prize from the $5,000,000 LUCK Scratch-Off game at Florida Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee.  Bark Trust chose to receive the winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $760,000.00. The winning ticket […]

Gabriel Letizia Pleads Guilty To $46 Million Fraud Scheme

Waqar Nawaz

Owner Of Consumer Products Testing Company, Gabriel Letizia Pleads Guilty To $46 Million Fraud Scheme Involving Fabricated Test Results Defendant Admitted to Sending Customers Fraudulent Reports for Laboratory Tests That Were Not Fully Performed (STL.News) Audrey Strauss, United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, announced that GABRIEL LETIZIA […]

Pennsylvania: Vaccine Scheduling for People with Disabilities & Autism

Maryam Shah

Harrisburg, PA (STL.News) Governor Tom Wolf today announced a partnership with Pennsylvania-based Rite Aid Pharmacy to ease access to COVID-19 vaccinations for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. “All Pennsylvanians are now eligible to receive COVID-19 vaccines, but we know that there still may be people need additional help scheduling or getting to a […]

Pennsylvania Governor Wolf Awarded 2 DEP Employees

Maryam Shah

Harrisburg, PA (STL.News) Governor Tom Wolf has awarded the Governor’s Award of Excellence to two employees of the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP): Jill Whitcomb, director of the Chesapeake Bay Office, and Heidi Kunka, Energy Program specialist, for their successful efforts to improve the Chesapeake Bay Watershed and implement local climate action plans. […]

Utah Governor Cox Taps Kathy Bounous As General Counsel

Maryam Shah

SALT LAKE CITY  UT (STL.News) Gov. Spencer J. Cox has appointed Kathy Bounous to serve as general counsel for the governor. “I’m impressed with Kathy’s legal thinking, her outstanding experience as general counsel and her firm commitment to public service,” Gov. Cox said.  “Her legislative experience and sound advice and counsel […]