Tuesday, November 29, 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

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...

You Snooze, You Lose

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), which oversees SNAP benefits, issued two warnings in October about food stamp scams. But despite that warning,...

A Right To Be Heard

An automated computer system, known as MiDAS, used by the Michigan Unemployment Agency from 2013 to 2015 may have initially been deemed a success,...

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 Many Faces of Unemployment Fraud

Many people have heard of unemployment fraud, but they may not be aware that it can take on so many different forms. When we...

Knowledge is Power. Protect Your Personal and Financial Information.

In this day and age, tax fraud and identity theft is a business. Unfortunately, there are people that make a career out of defrauding...