AG Paxton Statement on Project Veritas Uncovering Organized Election Fraud in Bexar County, Texas

Ken Paxton

Attorney General Ken Paxton announced that the organized election fraud scheme exposed in today’s Project Veritas video is already under review by investigators from his Election Fraud Unit. “What’s shown in the video is shocking and should alarm all Texans who care about election integrity. We are aggressively investigating the serious allegations and potential crimes that Project Veritas’s documentary audio and video recordings shed light on today. My office is fiercely committed to ensuring that the voting […]

Carrollton Mayoral Candidate Arrested for Mail Ballot Fraud

Attorney General Ken Paxton

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton announced that his Election Fraud Unit assisted the Denton County Sheriff’s Office in arresting Zul Mirza Mohamed, a candidate in the City of Carrollton mayoral race, on 84 counts of mail ballot application fraud and 25 counts of unlawful possession of an official mail ballot. If convicted, Mohamed faces up to 20 years in prison for these offenses.  “I strongly commend the Denton County Sheriff’s Office, the Lewisville Police Department, […]

Social Security and OIG Announce Additional Anti-Fraud Units

Four New Disability Investigations Units Open The Social Security Administration and its Office of the Inspector General (OIG) announced four new Cooperative Disability Investigations (CDI) Units opened across the country.  CDI Units identify, investigate, and prevent Social Security disability fraud, and are a very successful part of the agency’s anti-fraud initiative.  Four new statewide offices recently opened across the country, in Cheyenne, Wyoming; Las Vegas, Nevada; Manchester, New Hampshire; and Omaha, Nebraska. The CDI Program […]

Senate Bill to Start an OIG in TEA to Root out Waste, Fraud, and Abuse Passes Unanimously 31-0

SB 1886, by Bettencourt, beefs up Texas Education Agency with authority for an Office of Inspector General Austin – The Texas Senate unanimously passed SB 1886, by Senator Bettencourt, to give explicit statutory authority to the Texas Education Agency (TEA) to formally designate an Office of Inspector General (OIG) to investigate and take action regarding instances of fraud, waste, and abuse by school districts, open-enrollment charter schools, regional education service centers, and other entities subject […]