Tuesday, November 29, 2022

Putting a Foot Down on Fraud

There are three common ways that Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) or food stamp fraud occurs. SNAP fraud can happen when benefits are exchanged for cash; retailers lie when applying to be readmitted to participate in the program; and, an applicant can lie about...

Bracing for Prison

Janae Nicole Harper, 34, of Kalispell, Mont., has been sentenced for conspiring to defraud Medicare. The licensed nurse practitioner worked in multiple states including Montana, Missouri, Nevada, South Carolina, and Wyoming. She was enrolled as a medical provider with Medicare. (Can you guess how...

Deep-Sixing Fraud

It's pretty atrocious when a fraudster takes advantage of a deceased person's identification to collect undeserved government benefits, but when someone uses their own family members to line their pockets with cash, that's pretty low too. An article published by the Knoxville News Sentinel...

Do It 4 The Fraud

Glenn Pair and Markuetric Stringfellow's after-school program, Do-It-4-The-Hood Corporation, ran in North Carolina from 2016 to 2018. Pair and the other co-conspirators paid people to recruit at-risk youths eligible through North Carolina Medicaid for after-school and youth mentoring programs run by companies Pair operated. Pair...

Matchmaker, Matchmaker, Make Me a Match

Who doesn't like to hear a good love story? It's always interesting to find out how a couple met – whether through a personal introduction, online dating or even by chance. Love is risky business, and it can be difficult to make a connection...

Not by the Playbook

Professional football is a high-risk sport and can be really rough on professional players’ health. (America’s favorite sport has been known to increase the risk of head injuries, dementia, high blood pressure, broken bones, and lots of joint aches and pains as players age.)...

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...
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