Sunday, May 20, 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...

Sleight of Hand

Orthopedic surgery is a fulfilling field of work for doctors who like the instant gratification of repairing someone. (The highly specialized discipline requires a...

Back Door Fraud

Chronic pain, whether physical or emotional, is unpleasant no matter how you look at it. When people use unhealthy coping mechanisms to deal with...

Staggering Statistics

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) reports that more than 115 Americans die each day from...

Self-insured

Running a small business is not for the faint of heart. In addition to offering a product or service that is in high demand,...

FEDERAL FRAUD

Fraud from A to Z

The president and owner of the A to Z Pharmacy in New Port Richey, Florida used his business as a cover for a massive...

She’s Not Smiling Anymore

Dentists specialize in smiles. (They can turn a frown upside down with a variety of options that usually cost a lot of money and...

Making Matters Worse

The costs for caring for a child who has a birth injury is usually way more than an average family can afford. (A birth...

Out of Sight, Out of the Government’s Mind

It’s not unheard of for a fraudster to steal funds or benefits from more than one government program at a time. All it takes...

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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 Technology Trends Agencies Use to Combat Tax Refund Identity Fraud

Deborah Smith, MBA, LexisNexis Risk Solutions Former Executive Director, Personal and Business Taxes, Ohio Department of Taxation Thanks to advances in technology, tax return preparation and...

Guest Writer: Eva Velasquez

Identity theft is not one single type of crime. In fact, there are several different varieties of identity theft, such as medical, financial, criminal...

Getting Taxpayers the Money they are Owed, Quickly without Identity Fraud

The Kentucky Department of Revenue's (DOR) job is not just to collect taxes, but to get taxpayers the money they are owed as quickly...