White Collar Crime http://wvtf.org en Former Governor McDonnell & Wife Plead Not Guilty http://wvtf.org/post/former-governor-mcdonnell-wife-plead-not-guilty <p>Former Governor Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, are free on their own recognizance, but received strong warnings not to interact with the news media.</p><p>Both pleaded “not guilty” to more than a dozen charges … and now have until&nbsp;July 28th&nbsp;to strategize with their counsel before what's expected to be a lengthy trial.</p> Fri, 24 Jan 2014 19:12:41 +0000 Tommie McNeil 16324 at http://wvtf.org Former Governor McDonnell & Wife Plead Not Guilty Virginia Crime Report Published http://wvtf.org/post/virginia-crime-report-published <p>Each year the Virginia State Police issues an annual crime analysis breaking down incidents by location and type. The most recent analysis for crimes in 2013 puts a city at the top of the list that doesn’t think it belongs there.</p> Thu, 20 Jun 2013 10:08:19 +0000 Tab O'Neal 6371 at http://wvtf.org Virginia Crime Report Published Cuccinelli vs. Southwest VA Landowners? http://wvtf.org/post/cuccinelli-vs-southwest-va-landowners <p>There’s a new controversy brewing - one that could mean trouble for Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli.&nbsp; It involves a lawsuit on behalf of landowners in Southwestern Virginia.</p><p>They claim two energy companies failed to pay them royalties on methane gas wells.&nbsp; One of those firms has given $100,000 to Cuccinelli’s campaign - and now a judge in the case says she’s shocked by e-mails from the attorney general’s office to those energy companies.&nbsp;&nbsp; Sandy Hausman reports on the history of the case.</p> Mon, 10 Jun 2013 11:11:08 +0000 Sandy Hausman 5795 at http://wvtf.org Cuccinelli vs. Southwest VA Landowners? IRS Releases Medicaid Fraud Settlement Money http://wvtf.org/post/irs-releases-medicaid-fraud-settlement-money <p>The IRS has agreed to release 115 million dollars in Medicaid fraud settlement money to the Commonwealth just hours after Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli accused the agency of holding out on the 125 million owed to the state.</p><p>This comes at a time when the IRS is under scrutiny for its spending and other questionable practices, but the Attorney General says that's just a coincidence. And as Virginia Public Radio’s Tommie McNeil reports, after months of trying to get the agency to ante up, he spoke about the problem through the media in the hope of getting a response.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 06 Jun 2013 12:39:12 +0000 Tommie McNeil 5593 at http://wvtf.org IRS Releases Medicaid Fraud Settlement Money AG Wants IRS to Release Settlement Money http://wvtf.org/post/ag-wants-irs-release-settlement-money <p>Virginia's Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli is accusing the IRS of refusing to release $125-million&nbsp; in settlement funds to Virginia.&nbsp;&nbsp;It comes at a time when the IRS is under scrutiny for its spending and other questionable practices, but the Attorney General says that's just a coincidence.</p> Wed, 05 Jun 2013 20:34:03 +0000 Tommie McNeil 5567 at http://wvtf.org AG Wants IRS to Release Settlement Money