Friday, February 23, 2018

FRAUD OF THE WEEK – Last 5 Days

Death Fraud

Food stamp fraud is big business, and an increase in investigations has revealed that a large portion of this type of fraud occurs due...

Spineless

“Spineless” is a term that could be used to describe today’s fraudster, who was the owner of a Long Beach, California hospital. He used...

Modern Day Pirate

Pirates are generally known for making threats, kidnapping hostages, stealing treasure and committing murder on the high seas. While today’s fraudster didn’t threaten, kidnap...

Evading Everything

Fraudsters tend to think they should receive a special exemption when it comes to paying taxes. Today’s “Fraud of the Day” reveals a Southern...

Mental Anguish

It’s deplorable when a mental health services business takes advantage of vulnerable patients to make a profit. That’s exactly what happened in today’s “Fraud...

FEDERAL FRAUD

Delivering More than the Mail

A U.S. postal worker in Columbus, Georgia was recently convicted by a federal jury for his part in a stolen identity tax refund conspiracy....

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...

Roaming Buffalos

A Buffalo, New York man has pleaded guilty to making a false statement to the Social Security Administration (SSA) concerning his eligibility to receive...

Achilles Heel

With 26 bones, 33 joints and more than one hundred muscles, tendons and ligaments in each foot, a lot of things can go wrong...

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Reducing Identity Theft Refund Fraud

Combatting tax refund identity fraud is a top priority for the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). The agency's website reports that through November of 2015,...

5 Tips for Protecting Yourself from Tax Refund Identity Fraud

  The National Technical Information Service (NTIS) states that 85 percent or more than 125 million American taxpayers file their taxes electronically. As we learned...

The Emotional Toll of Identity Theft and Fraud on Victims

Both the Identity Theft Resource Center (ITRC) and FraudoftheDay.com want to remind everyone about the victims and the ongoing emotional changes that they are...

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...