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Intel Briefing – November 2013



3 germs are urgent threats to USA’s health, CDC says.
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released a report September 16 claiming that the overuse of antibiotics has caused 3 kinds of bacteria to become urgent threats to human health in the U.S. The report is the first to categorize the threats in order of immediate importance and it is also the first to quantify the impact, stating the bacteria cause at least 2 million infections and 23,000 deaths a year.

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Federal government to seize NYC skyscraper tied to Iran.
The U.S. Department of Justice announced that it was granted a judgment allowing it to seize an office building in New York City because the company that owns the building is allegedly a front company for a front company for the Iranian government, and that the company engaged in money laundering and violations of sanctions.

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Unsuspected, UMass Medical worker stole millions.
A former financial analyst working at the University of Massachusetts Medical School stole nearly $3.4 million from payments intended for the State Medicaid insurance program over 5 years. Authorities discovered the alleged scam after the former worker’s death in December 2012 when they learned he set up a fake corporation to which he had been diverting State funds into, instead of depositing the Medicaid program checks into an account.

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Crooks hijack retirement funds via SSA portal.
The Social Security Administration (SSA) and financial institutions reported a rise in identity theft cases where criminals register an account on the SSA Web portal in the name of a retiree and then divert the benefits to themselves in the form of prepaid debit cards.

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