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Multiple Fraud and Other Offenses

Welfare Woes

Sometimes people must find out the hard way that’s it’s better to tell the truth than to lie. A Yakima, Wash., woman, who is charged with theft and multiple counts of making false statements to welfare officials over five years, is the focus of...

She Was Going for the Gold

Some fraudsters make a habit out of stealing from only one type of government benefits program. Others find success with one type of fraud and replicate their scheme to siphon off even more taxpayer dollars from another government program. Maribel Rodriguez, 63 of Marlboro,...

A Staggering Array of Fraud

“Never enough” greed is a major driver for many fraud schemes. But for some crooks, the thrill of the fraud also seems to be at play. This is the case for Cameron Banks (AKA Reggie Stagger, AKA Roy Hamilton) of Mount Pleasant, S.C. In...

Bills, Bills, Bills 

A Tampa, Fla, man faces years in prison and a hefty restitution fee for a slew of charges, including healthcare fraud, identity theft, and tax fraud. (This fraudster was a very busy guy.) Joshua Maywalt, 40, was involved in a healthcare fraud scheme where he abused his credentials...

Epic Offense

An epic usually details the extraordinary feats accomplished by a hero. Today's ''Fraud of the Day'' tells how an Operation Iraqi Freedom veteran twisted the details of his ''not so heroic'' actions in order to bilk the federal government out of more than $750,000...

Medical Maniacs

A Southern California medical practice's conspiracy to defraud Medicare and Medi-Cal, by billing the health benefits programs for false anti-psychotics prescriptions multiple times, has history-making impudence, according to a January report by Healthcare Finance News. The report details an investigation – dubbed ''Operation Psych...

Money Doesn’t Grow on Trees

Contrary to popular belief, money doesn't grow on trees. (However, a Virginia woman seemed to think that the government had an endless supply of free benefits to choose from despite the fact that she did not qualify for them.) Over seven months, she harvested...

Risky Business

Today’s “Fraud of the Day” is based on an article entitled, “Alexandria Business Owner Pleads Guilty To Medicaid Fraud” published by Old Town Alexandria Patch.

Gambling with Fraud is a Losing Bet

You'd think that someone who used to own a bail bonding company would be well aware of the costs of running afoul of the law. The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports that a Virginia man, who also was a former tax preparer who once unsuccessfully campaigned...

Shopping Your Way to The Slammer

It's a bit of a stretch to frame a shopping spree, funded with stolen money, as a blessing from God. The Oregonian reports that, shortly after a Portland woman was instructed to pay back more than $71,000 she stole from the government, she published...
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