Tuesday, May 24, 2022

Accountability

Fraudsters don't generally like to be held accountable for their illegal actions. (They like to get away with as much as they can, regardless of the impact it has on their victims.) An article published in the South Florida Business Journal follows an industrious...

Replacing Fraud

Most things can be replaced. For instance, if you wear a hole in the bottom of your shoe, you can purchase a new pair and throw the old ones out. An article published in the Idaho Statesman tells about how one Idaho man went...

Too Much Time on Their Hands

It's reasonable to think that if teenagers get involved in after-school activities such as sports, clubs or a part-time job, they'll be more likely to stay out of trouble. An article published by the South Florida Business Journal explains how two teenagers stayed pretty...

Lucrative Fraud

To file a fake tax return, personal identification information including a Social Security number, date of birth, bank account number and address are needed. (It also helps to have an internet connection as well.) With the press of a button, it's just a matter...

Crossing the Line

Unfortunately, a lot of health care fraud occurs in the State of Florida. One reason for the high rate of fraud is because the Sunshine State has a very large pool of Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries to victimize. An article posted on NBCMiami.com tells...

Abusing Trust

Many parents rely on after school programs to keep their kids occupied and safe until they can be picked up after work. Whether provided at school or in a local community center, parents usually pay a fee and trust that their children will be...

Identity Shopping Spree

When you think about a shopping spree, you usually envision a carefree outing to the mall where a lot of money is spent on things you may or may not need. (The term tends to have a negative connotation because it is associated with...

With This Ring, I Thee Commit Fraud

Weddings can be expensive. There's the dress to consider, the rental fee for the most beautiful facility available and don't forget the cost for the reception. (Thousands of dollars later, elopement doesn't sounds like a bad idea.) Perhaps the subject of today's ''Fraud of...

The Tables Have Turned

Correctional officers have the job of monitoring people who are incarcerated in local, state or federal correctional institutions. Because they are responsible for tracking the activities of these individuals, they often have access to personal information through facility databases. An article posted on Miami.CBSLocal.com...

Closed For Business

The message that the Medicare Strike Force wants to send to fraudsters everywhere is that they can expect to have their ''open for business'' sign flipped to ''going out of business.'' An article reported on Local10.com states that a former home health care company...
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