Friday, April 23, 2021

For the Love of Money and Drugs

A former registered nurse (RN) from New York state recently pleaded guilty to aggravated identity theft, healthcare fraud, conspiring to distribute controlled substances, and obstruction of justice. She did it all for the love of money and drugs. The RN, from Akra, had a co-conspirator...

Reality Show

Today’s “Fraud of the Day” is based on an article entitled, “Employees’ tax dollars spent on reality show dream, personal expenses for company owners.” Two brothers from St. Paul, accused of using public healthcare money to furnish their lavish lifestyles, pleaded guilty to fraud and tax charges after reaching plea agreements with federal prosecutors.

The Dark Side

A recent study suggests that 25 percent of Bitcoin users are associated with illegal activity. Today’s fraudster from Illinois fits into that category. He committed identity theft fraud by purchasing the identities of people in 38 states from the dark web using Bitcoin, then...
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