There are still seats available for the James O'Keefe lecture coming up this Friday. Ray Richardson will be the event's MC.
To reserve your seat, register here.
Friday, September 16, 2011
University of Southern Maine
Wishcamper Community Center
34 Bedford Street
James OKeefe, the man who recently released two videos shot in Maine revealing the potential for Medicaid fraud, will be our guest lecturer at the University of Southern Maine in Portland on
September 16th at 7:00 PM.
James O'Keefe, 26, is an investigative journalist and filmmaker. He is president of Project Veritas, a non-profit organization dedicated to training video muckrakers nationwide. James investigations expose corruption and malfeasance in major taxpayer-funded institutions, including ACORN, Planned Parenthood, the U.S. Census Bureau, and elected officials. One expose featured the New Jersey teachers union and was hailed by N.J. Governor Chris Christie as "enlightening and enraging."
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
AUGUST 11, 2011
DHHS Worker: If you dont have proof of income, then you have no income
AUGUSTA An outside investigation into Maines Medicaid system reveals a shocking potential for fraud within Maines vast welfare bureaucracy, and its all on video. Yet policy reforms to increase accountability and safeguard measures will help protect Maines welfare system from fraud, if officials act soon.
The Maine Heritage Policy Center (MHPC) and Americans for Prosperity-Maine (AFP) held a joint press conference in Augusta today, where the groups showed footage from a video-recorded interaction earlier this year between a Department of Health and Human Services employee at the Biddeford office, and an individual posing as a pharmaceutical importer seeking free, taxpayer-funded Medicaid health coverage.
The individual, who posed as a Mr. Ted Ceanneidigh, revealed the following to the DHHS worker: