Archive for the ‘rape’ Category

Camp la Junta Has Admitted Matthew Bovee Molested Camper 7 Years Ago

July 13th, 2017 - Comments Off

Although Matthew Bovee admitted sexually assaulting his young victim in May of 2011 and has been incarcerated since 2011,  Camp la Junta recently sent letters to their camp families admitting that they are completely certain that the camper was molested.   In the attached letter sent to camp families on November 2, 2016, Camp la Junta apologizes for any incorrect and derogatory statements that have been made towards the victim and his family.  The letter was sent to camp families 7 years after Matthew Bovee admitted the crime.  La Junta apology letter 11-2-16.jpg

Hospice Medicare Fraud – Health Care Providers Bilking the Patients’ Medicare

July 31st, 2009 - Comments Off

Believe it or not hospices are the one place where you would least likely think that health care providers would bilk the patients and their family members.

Do you have faith in health care professionals? Have you ever thought that the physician or nurse providing health care to you would take an unfair advantage of your situation? What about workers in a hospice?

Not only does fraud occur in a hospice, but it also happens in HMO’s, clinics, nursing homes, and hospitals. Everybody seems to be getting their fair slice of the pie.

How Not to Let Airline Ticket Websites Fly Away With Your Money

May 29th, 2009 - Comments Off

In lieu of saving a dollar or two on airline tickets, airline ticket websites could be flying away with more than just your money.

The internet is full of websites that contain good deals on airline tickets. Customers of such websites need to exercise caution. Some websites have reported deals that are simply too good to be true. Remember the old adage, “if it looks like a duck, walks like a duck, it probably is a duck.” So watch out.

Real Estate Appraisal Fraud

May 22nd, 2009 - Comments Off

A real estate appraiser who does not adjust their numbers in favor of their lenders’ needs is considered a real estate appraiser who does not work. Mortgage loans have escalated in value with the rise in real estate prices over the last few years. The last thing that mortgage lenders want is a bad surprise during the closing process. Therefore, real estate appraisers that will not fix their numbers in favor of the lender will not get future work.

There is no way of determining exactly how much appraisers fix their numbers to meet the needs of mortgage lenders, but one can imagine that is it a lot.

Debit Card Fraud

May 16th, 2009 - Comments Off

ATM fraud has risen because crooks are utilizing high-tech techniques to hack into your bank accounts.

ATM fraud is on the rise according to law enforcement officials because crooks are becoming more and more complex. Crooks have become very smart at discovering new methods to access your funds so consumers need to keep a watchful eye on their bank statements in case there are suspicious transactions because it is more than likely that somebody has access to your bank account information.

College Campus Workplace Security – Office Security

May 7th, 2009 - Comments Off

If you work in a shared office with other people, it becomes a bit more difficult to protect your property than if your office is a single. While it may be more difficult, it is not impossible. First, communicate with your fellow employees about your concerns about security. Make an agreement among yourselves that the last person to leave will secure the door. Bring your office key with you every time you leave the office. While this is not necessarily a safety point, it may save you the inconvenience and embarrassment of returning to your office after lunch to find everybody gone and the office locked up.

Your Personal Safety on a College Campus

May 6th, 2009 - Comments Off

There is no magic bullet for keeping himself/herself safe in a college campus environment. Perhaps the closest thing to a magic bullet is common sense. Does it make sense to be walking by yourself at night time? Is your college campus immune to the crime trends of the surrounding area? Do you think it is safe to leave a backpack unattended on a library table or outside the library? Of course not. The following are some tips designed to reduce your likelihood of becoming a victim of crime.

Thirteen Ways Realtors Stay Ahead of the Perpetrators

May 2nd, 2009 - Comments Off

Selling houses can be a fun and rewarding profession, but it can also be extremely dangerous due to the large number of strangers that you may have to encounter alone. Nationwide, more than 220 real estate agents were killed in the line of duty between 1992 and 2001. Numerous others were assaulted or robbed while out in the field.

By paying attention to safety guidelines, you can improve your chances of not becoming a victim and keep your daily job fun, lucrative, and safe. To help you, the Realtor, establish and maintain safety in your everyday routine, the following crime prevention tips were assembled for this article.

Safety Tips For a Realtor

May 1st, 2009 - Comments Off

Everyday there is a real estate agent who has become a crime statistic. Many of you Realtors feel that crime is not going to happen to you. You may be right because chances are it will not. According to law enforcement officials and security professionals, real estate is considered a “high-risk” profession. Sales agents are on the road, usually work alone, frequently interact with strangers, and visit unoccupied properties.

The following is some tips for a Realtor to ensure his/her safety:

Procedures of a SAFE Exam Following a Sexual Assault

April 27th, 2009 - Comments Off

Whenever a victim is raped and reports the sexual assault to police, a sexual assault forensic evidence (SAFE) examination is done. This is sometimes known as a rape kit or rape exam. A SAFE exam should be done as soon as possible after the crime was committed. It is unfortunate that the victim, suffering from psychological trauma, may wait days, months, or even years before reporting it to local authorities. Rape is so serious for the victim that it carries a plethora of emotions and social baggage that no other crime comes close to matching. Victims often feel shame and guilt and want to avoid the feeling of social stigmatization.