July 19, 2024

Keeping Media and Government Accountable.

Tag: fraud

Chief of Shawnee Tribe says KU professor falsely claims Indian descent

A University of Kansas professor who claims to be of Indian descent is falsifying his ancestory, according to Shawnee Tribe…

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Months after initial report, straight answers missing on cybersecurity at KDOL

The formal release earlier this month of a supplemental report to a forensic cybersecurity audit of the Kansas unemployment system,…

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Hayden not seeking to interfere with elections, simply secure them

Johnson County Sheriff Calvin Hayden has been facing intense criticism for an ongoing probe into possible integrity issues in his…

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KDOL deflects responsibility for stunning fraud numbers

The stunning report detailing extensive cybersecurity fraud issues at the Kansas Department of Labor that led to more than 80,000…

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Confidential reports detail rampant incompetence, identity theft at KDOL

In 2019, Kansas ranked 39th in the nation in identity theft on a per-capita basis.  But Kansas shot up to…

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Kansas can avoid potential $200 million tax hike on business

Citing information from the National Council on State Legislatures, the Tax Foundation says the Kansas unemployment trust fund is $196…

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Incompetence, not computers, seems to be majority of unemployment woes

The current snarl that is the Kansas Unemployment system — and the massive levels of fraud inflicted upon the state…

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Kelly admin adds to strife for unemployed fraud victims

Many unemployed Kansans have had to wait months for unemployment benefit checks due to what media would call bureaucratic incompetency…

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Fellow Democrat blasts Kelly for unemployment issues

Editor’s note: Due to a reporter’s error, a previous version of this story said that Governor Laura Kelly in 2019…

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Half of state unemployment payouts may be overpayments or fraud

As Kansas grapples with record levels of unemployment claims and rampant fraud, economist Michael Austin, Director of the Kansas Policy…

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Whistleblower alleges serious fraud, abuse at state agency

A whistleblower complaint by a former Kansas Division of Emergency Management (KDEM) employee alleges serious misconduct by the division management.…

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Feds Bust KC Couple in Immigration Marriage Scam

On Wednesday, 49-year-old Delmar Dixon and 37-year-old Shakeisha Harrison, both of Kansas City, pleaded guilty to their respective roles in…

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