Sunday, May 22, 2022

FRAUD OF THE WEEK – Last 5 Days

Homewrecker

Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones and Orange County District Attorney (OCDA) Tony Rackauckas announced a shutdown of a $40 million fraudulent medical billing and kickback operation with the filing of charges against more than two dozen doctors, pharmacists and business owners.

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Fatal Fraud

Dennis the Menace

Ibrahim Aksakal (aka Dennis), 50, of East Patchogue, N.Y., coordinated the transportation and birthing care of Turkish women who were fraudulently entering the U.S....

Is This Your Card?

COVID-19 shut down our world for nearly two years, but it opened a world of opportunity for fraudsters of all kinds. While vaccines were...

It Takes a Village to Take Advantage

Two doctors, Dr. Mark E. Gibbs and Dr. Laila Hirjee, helped Novus Health Services, a hospice agency, to defraud Medicare in Dallas, Tex. Gibbs...

Fraud Frontier

The U.S. Postal Service’s (USPS) creed is, “Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion...

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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