Nevada Real Estate Broker Sentenced to Prison for Tax Fraud

William Waller Jr., a Las Vegas real estate broker and the owner of Burbank Holdings or Platinum Properties, was sentenced today to 78 months in prison for tax evasion and willful failure to file tax returns, announced Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Richard E. Zuckerman of the Tax Division and U.S. Attorney Nicholas A. Trutanich … Read moreNevada Real Estate Broker Sentenced to Prison for Tax Fraud

Miami-Based Financial Advisor Pleads Guilty for Conspiring to Launder Money Relating To FCPA and Ecuadorian Bribery Law Violations

A financial advisor based in Miami, Florida, pleaded guilty today to a money laundering conspiracy for his role in using the U.S. financial system to launder money to promote violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and Ecuadorian bribery law violations and to conceal and disguise the true nature of those illegal bribe payments. … Read moreMiami-Based Financial Advisor Pleads Guilty for Conspiring to Launder Money Relating To FCPA and Ecuadorian Bribery Law Violations

California Businessman Sentenced to Prison for Filing False Tax Returns

A Beverly Hills, California, businessman was sentenced yesterday to 21 months in prison for filing false tax returns, which failed to report his offshore accounts in Germany and Israel and the income earned on those accounts, announced Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Richard E. Zuckerman of the Tax Division and U.S. Attorney Nicola T. Hanna … Read moreCalifornia Businessman Sentenced to Prison for Filing False Tax Returns

Michigan Attorney Indicted for Tax Fraud

A grand jury in Detroit, Michigan, returned an indictment yesterday charging Carl L. Collins III, a Michigan attorney, with tax evasion, filing two false tax returns and seven counts of willfully failing to file individual and corporate tax returns, announced Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Richard E. Zuckerman of the Justice Department’s Tax Division and … Read moreMichigan Attorney Indicted for Tax Fraud

Why China’s CRRC and BYD Pose Such a Serious Threat to the United States

People seem especially skeptical of China these days. South Park put together a whole episode about China (and saw its existence in China vanish). The NBA spent the week stumbling over itself to appease the Chinese government, and then on Oct. 9, at least three fans in Philadelphia and in Washington, D.C. were removed from … Read moreWhy China’s CRRC and BYD Pose Such a Serious Threat to the United States

Con Artist Rajendra Patel Sentenced to Prison in $2.6 Million Shipping Scam Fraud

Former Jersey City resident Rajendra Patel (62) was sentenced today to seven years in state prison for defrauding five freight brokers out of $2.6 million in an elaborate shipping scam. Rajendra Patel (Photo Courtesy – New Jersey Attorney General’s Office) According to a statement by New Jersey Attorney General’s Office: Freight brokerage companies are paid … Read moreCon Artist Rajendra Patel Sentenced to Prison in $2.6 Million Shipping Scam Fraud

Making News: CNBC China Trade Talks Video Now On-Line; Piscopo Show Appearance Tomorrow Morning

I’m pleased to report that the video is now on-line of my interview today on CNBC’s “Power Lunch” program on the fast-moving U.S.-China trade talks currently taking place in Washington, D.C.  Click on this link to see a great discussion of the state of the negotiations – along with an examination of the key question … Read moreMaking News: CNBC China Trade Talks Video Now On-Line; Piscopo Show Appearance Tomorrow Morning

October 2019 Immigration Alert

Thursday, October 10, 2019 On October 8, 2019, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (“USCIS”) announced that will no longer accept previous editions of the following forms if filed on or after October 15, 2019: Form I-485, Application to Register Permanent Residence or Adjust Status Form I-129, Petition for a Nonimmigrant Worker Form I-539, Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status Form … Read moreOctober 2019 Immigration Alert

Indian-Americans attend Tulsi Gabbard’s Atlanta town hall meeting

Atlanta, GA, October 10, 2019: A group of Indian-Americans were at the Town Hall meeting with US Presidential candidate Tulsi Gabbard (D-Hawaii) at Atlanta Music Project on August 30. In her address, Gabbard reminded the appreciative audience about the values of Dr Martin Luther King Jr. She said her campaign was about moving forward as … Read moreIndian-Americans attend Tulsi Gabbard’s Atlanta town hall meeting

Thousands attend spectacular Ganesh Chaturthi celebrations at HTA

BY MAHADEV DESAI Photos by Krish Photography & Sri Photos Atlanta, GA, October 10, 2019: The Hindu Temple of Atlanta in Riverdale, Georgia, (HTA) celebrated a spectacular and joyous annual Ganesh Utsav celebration from September 2nd to September 7th, 2019 which attracted thousands of devotees and visitors from all over Atlanta and South East. The celebrations … Read moreThousands attend spectacular Ganesh Chaturthi celebrations at HTA

TAMA hosts table tennis tournament

Atlanta, GA, October 10, 2019: Telugu Association of Metro Atlanta (TAMA) conducted a Table Tennis Tournament on September 14th at Atlanta Recreation Club (ARC) in Cumming, GA. This event was sponsored by Kris Gadde from Allied Informatics Inc., and the response was overwhelming, with more than 100 participants from various categories. The tournament was managed … Read moreTAMA hosts table tennis tournament

Trump’s Impeachment Is a Deep-Democratic Coup Against Warren, by Ted Rall

Some Republicans see the Ukraine/Biden impeachment inquiry as a deep-state coup attempt against President Donald Trump. Some progressives are beginning to scratch the surface of an alternative — but equally cynical — analysis that I think leftists ought to consider: Trump’s impeachment is a DNC/centrist coup attempt against progressives inside the Democratic Party. Democrats could… … Read moreTrump’s Impeachment Is a Deep-Democratic Coup Against Warren, by Ted Rall

Magical splash of color & gaiety at TAMA Dussehra & Bathukamma celebration

REPORT BY VIJU CHILUVERU Atlanta, GA, October 10, 2019: A magical splash of colors. A well-coordinated display of music and dance. A perfect blend of joy and ecstasy… the mood and tone set at the first-ever Dussehra & Bathukamma celebration by Telugu Association of Metro Atlanta (TAMA) celebrated on Saturday, September 28, 2019, at DeSana … Read moreMagical splash of color & gaiety at TAMA Dussehra & Bathukamma celebration

Global Mela kicks off festive season; over 21,000 attend 2-day event

COVERAGE OF GLOBAL MELA IN OUR VIDEO NEWS BULLETIN BY JYOTHSNA HEGDEPhotos by Vinod Devlia, Photography by Vinod Atlanta, GA, October 10, 2019: Well over 21,000 people flocked to the 18th Annual Global Mela hosted by the Global Mall in Norcross on September 21st and 22nd, 2019. The mall brimmed with vigor and energy as … Read moreGlobal Mela kicks off festive season; over 21,000 attend 2-day event

Drazha Mikhailovich: the Man Upon Which the Future Serbia Will be Rebuilt!, by The Saker

This is a very special day for me, because the topics I will be covering are all very dear to my heart and to my entire family. Following the Bolshevik revolution my family and another 1.5 million Russians fled their beloved motherland at the end of the civil war. All our so-called European “allies” immediately… … Read moreDrazha Mikhailovich: the Man Upon Which the Future Serbia Will be Rebuilt!, by The Saker

Are You Ready to Die?, by Paul Craig Roberts

The Zionist Neoconservatives who run US foreign policy are now herding the US out of the remaining arms limitations agreements. It appears that Washington intends to withdraw from the Open Skies agreement with Russia. The Open Skies Treaty allowed the US and Russia to overfly each other’s territory in order that there could be mutual… … Read moreAre You Ready to Die?, by Paul Craig Roberts

Is Impeachment Now Inevitable?, by Pat Buchanan

“There go the people. I must follow them, for I am their leader,” is a remark attributed to a French politician during the turbulent times of 1848. Joe Biden’s Wednesday declaration that President Donald Trump should be impeached is in that tradition. Joe is scrambling to get out in front of the sentiment for impeachment… … Read moreIs Impeachment Now Inevitable?, by Pat Buchanan

The Vacuum Left by the US in Syria Clears a Breeding Ground for ISIS, by Patrick Cockburn

“Never get into a well with an American rope” goes the saying spreading across the Syria to a Turkish invasion force. People in the region are traditionally cynical about the loyalty of great powers to their local friends, but even they are shocked by the speed and ruthlessness with which Donald Trump greenlit the Turkish… … Read moreThe Vacuum Left by the US in Syria Clears a Breeding Ground for ISIS, by Patrick Cockburn

The Nawab of Bollywood’s jawabs for Atlanta fans

BY JYOTHSNA HEGDEPhotos by Vinod Devlia, Photography by Vinod Atlanta, GA, October 10, 2019: The Nawab of Bollywood had some jawabs for Atlanta fans in an easy breezy conversational show, ‘Power of One: The Nawab Story’ on August 31, 2019 at the Infinite Energy Center in Duluth. Hosted by the high-spirited Javed Jaffrey, Saif Ali … Read moreThe Nawab of Bollywood’s jawabs for Atlanta fans

120 A320 first officers quit AI in last 3-4 mnths

Air India has been witnessing an exodus of A320 first officers, with about 120 resignations submitted in the past 3-4 months alone, according to airline sources. The reason for quitting ranges from low pay, no career progression and availability of jobs in other airlines. The exit hasn’t hit flight operations though as the airline has … Read more120 A320 first officers quit AI in last 3-4 mnths

The National Security Argument on Impeachment

Recent events, including President Donald Trump’s own admissions, show that the president of the United States used his position to try to extort the government of Ukraine for assistance investigating an American citizen connected with his political rival with the goal of obtaining information that would be helpful to his reelection efforts. In doing so, he … Read moreThe National Security Argument on Impeachment

Paramount Software donates $30,000 at employee giving event

BY JYOTHSNA HEGDE Atlanta, GA, October 10, 2019: Christmas came early for six charities working with children, as Paramount Software Solutions donated $30,000 at PARAMOUNT GIVES, an inaugural employee giving appreciation event held at their office in Alpharetta on September 29, 2019. Secretary of State, Brad Raffensperger and Fulton County Commissioner, Bob Ellis were the … Read moreParamount Software donates $30,000 at employee giving event