Sunday, July 22, 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...

Tightly Knit

Families who are tightly knit do lots of things together such as run marathons, take nice vacations, and even start businesses together. Today’s fraudster,...

White Coat

White coats worn by healthcare professionals signify that they have the medical knowledge and authority to provide service to their patients. Whether a doctor,...

Where Everyone Knows Your Name

The place where everybody knows your name once referred to the iconic Bostonian bar in the hit television show, Cheers. In today’s fraud article,...

Smoked

Smoked salmon had a part to play in today’s “Fraud of the Day” article. A Gouldsboro, Maine woman, who was on the hook for...

FEDERAL FRAUD

In Hot Water

A former resident of Pagosa Springs, Colorado is in some seriously hot water. (And, I’m not talking about the world’s deepest geothermal hot spring...

Bad Business Decisions

Bad business decisions can ruin a company. For instance, if your customers like the product or service you provide, don’t spend a lot of...

If U Defraud, U Go to Jail

There are two classifications of visas required to travel to the United States – one for temporary visitors and the other for immigrants. The...

Money Talks

When healthcare fraud occurs, kickbacks are often involved. (Medical kickbacks can include payment by cash, check, gift cards, luxury items, vacations, etc. in exchange...

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Improvements in Identify Theft and Tax Fraud Detection Capabilities for 2017

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has made great strides in detecting tax refund fraud. As of March 4, 2017, the IRS reported that it...

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...