Two Canadian Nationals Plead Guilty for Bitcoin Fraud

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, December 16, 2019 PORTLAND, Ore.— Karanjit Singh Khatkar, 23, and Jagroop Singh Khatkar, 24, residents of Surrey, British Columbia, Canada, pleaded guilty today for conspiring to commit wire fraud and money laundering in a scheme to steal bitcoin from an Oregon resident. According to the indictment, beginning in October 2017 and … Continue reading Two Canadian Nationals Plead Guilty for Bitcoin Fraud

Out Of State, Out Of Mind

When the state of Oregon takes a child from their home, child welfare officials assume responsibility for their health and happiness, and for ensuring each youngster receives the care and treatment needed to succeed. But emails, case files and interviews show that for children in foster care who were sent across state lines, Oregon largely trusted a … Continue reading Out Of State, Out Of Mind

Televangelist Acton Bowen Sentenced To 1,008 Years For Sexually Abusing Children

Before being arrested for raping and sexually assaulting children, Bowen, founder of Acton Bowen Outreach Ministries, was a wildly popular youth evangelist and the host of xlroads TV, “a worldwide broadcast viewed weekly by millions of teens and adults in every city in America and over 170 countries around the world.” The news of Bowen’s arrest … Continue reading Televangelist Acton Bowen Sentenced To 1,008 Years For Sexually Abusing Children

Houston Medical Facility Convicted of Workers’ Compensation Fraud

The Division of Workers’ Compensation’s (DWC) prosecution unit obtained the indictment against the company. “Activities like this reflect a complete lack of patient care,” says DWC’s Deputy Commissioner of Compliance and Investigations, Debra Knight. “Not only that, but fraudulent billing within the health care system drives up the costs of healthcare for everyone in the … Continue reading Houston Medical Facility Convicted of Workers’ Compensation Fraud

ABUSIVE LITIGATION: WHEN YOUR ABUSER EXPLOITS THE LEGAL SYSTEM

What Is “Abusive Litigation”?   When someone exploits the legal system to assert power and control over you, he or she is engaging in abusive litigation.   Even if you have left your abuser, he or she can inflict psychological, emotional, and financial harm by taking you—and even your friends and relatives—to court again and … Continue reading ABUSIVE LITIGATION: WHEN YOUR ABUSER EXPLOITS THE LEGAL SYSTEM

How Can a Legal Advocate Help?

Navigating the legal system can feel very overwhelming, especially when someone is a victim of workplace abuse. Even when victims have evidence of the abuse, abusers often try to make their victims feel they have no legal rights or resources, adding on to the stress and fear of exploring options. Legal advocates understand these dynamics, and are meant to … Continue reading How Can a Legal Advocate Help?

3 French Executives Convicted in Suicides of 35 Workers

The employees at France Télécom killed themselves in the mid-2000s after management sought to reduce the work force through a policy of harassment, a court found. PARIS — The former chief executive of one of France’s biggest companies and two subordinates were convicted on Friday of “institutional moral harassment” in the suicides of 35 employees in the … Continue reading 3 French Executives Convicted in Suicides of 35 Workers