Friday, December 2, 2022

FRAUD OF THE WEEK – Last 5 Days

Sounds Like Fraud

A Garland, Texas healthcare administrator recently pleaded guilty to her role in a $5.1 million Medicare fraud conspiracy. The conspiracy stemmed from a family...

Fatal Fraud

The Heart of the Matter

Technology is a Fraudsters Friend

Today’s fraudsters aren’t working alone. They have technology. Fraudsters go where the money is and online is where it’s at. Considering how we have...

A New Word

Lexicographers for the Merriam-Webster Dictionary typically wait to add a word until they've determined that it has relatively widespread use, widely agreed-upon meaning, and...

How Much Did They Take?

With fraud, the actual amounts taken from U.S. government benefit programs extends far beyond the amount stolen. The apparent and not so apparent costs...

Compromised

Fraud is not new. The first registered case of fraud can be found in 3000 BC when Greek sea merchant Hegestratos took an insurance...

FEDERAL FRAUD

Responsibilities

Being a fiduciary is a huge responsibility. It is a commitment to act in the best interest of someone or an entity that has...

Young and Wicked

Elderly people are one of the most common demographics targeted by fraudsters because they are seen as more vulnerable and easier to exploit. Fraudsters...

Silent Partner

The Department of Justice works collaboratively with local law enforcement and national law enforcement agencies to detect and prosecute healthcare fraud schemes that cross...

A 27-Year “Mistake”

An Ohio man pleaded guilty in 2019 to Social Security Fraud after spending his mother’s social security checks for 27 years after she died…...

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Improvements in Identify Theft and Tax Fraud Detection Capabilities for 2017

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has made great strides in detecting tax refund fraud. As of March 4, 2017, the IRS reported that it...

The Emotional Toll of Identity Theft and Fraud on Victims

Both the Identity Theft Resource Center (ITRC) and FraudoftheDay.com want to remind everyone about the victims and the ongoing emotional changes that they are...

Getting Taxpayers the Money they are Owed, Quickly without Identity Fraud

The Kentucky Department of Revenue's (DOR) job is not just to collect taxes, but to get taxpayers the money they are owed as quickly...