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Connecticut Fire Chief Charged with Tax Abatement Fraud

A Connecticut fire chief has been arrested and charged with submitting fraudulent tax abatement documentation for firefighters who failed to meet the minimum eligibility requirements. Chief Paul Litrico, who served as fire chief for the Eighth Utilities District in Manchester ...

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Iraq and Afghanistan Firefighters File Suit for Over $100M

On Tuesday, twenty-eight US firefighters filed a class action lawsuit against Wackenhut Services International, Kellog-Brown & Root, LLC (KBR) and Halliburton Corp, claiming fraud, conspiracy, and breach of contract arising out of their work in Afghanistan and Iraq. The firefighters ...

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LA Captain Accused of Bogus Payroll Scheme

A Los Angeles fire captain is on paid administrative leave as the LAFD investigates how he was able to receive nearly $80,000 in additional compensation from the department in 2010. Captain Eric Vasquez was assigned to supervise time sheet recordkeeping, ...

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Thanksgiving Comes Early For 2 Clinton, Iowa Chiefs

Two Clinton, Iowa fire officials who had been terminated in the aftermath of a Federal EMS billing scandal, have been being reinstated by the Clinton Civil Service Commission. The decision handed down Tuesday, November 23, 2010 ordered that Fire Chief ...

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