Tuesday, June 19, 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...

Bargain Shopping

eBay could be described as the world’s largest flea market with an estimated 25 million sellers and 171 million buyers. Prices range from a...

What a Dumbbell

 One would think that someone with a back injury receiving workers’ compensation benefits would be smart enough not to go to the gym and...

Fraud Disabled

The Home Services Program under the Illinois Department of Human Services provides in-home personal care services to individuals who are severely disabled. The program,...

Alphabetical Order

Dental visits are usually met with trepidation. (It’s rare that you find anyone super excited to make the twice-yearly trek into the dentist office...

FEDERAL FRAUD

Last Hurrah

The Social Security Death Master File (SSDMF) website explicitly mentions that access is restricted to only users who are certified. A Fort Pierce, Florida...

Shortcuts

Shortcuts can help you be more productive. For example, using shortcuts or combining a couple of keystrokes on your computer keyboard can help you...

Five Star Rating

The five star rating system is used across many industries to signify something is exceptional. We tend to think of a five star hotel...

Recipe for Disaster

One of the most common forms of food stamp fraud usually involves an authorized retailer purchasing electronic benefit transfer (EBT) debit cards for about...

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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,...

The Importance of Tax Identity Theft Awareness Week

Deborah Smith, MBA, LexisNexis Risk Solutions Former Executive Director, Personal and Business Taxes, Ohio Department of Taxation Tax season has arrived. In addition to collecting and...

Beat the Clock: Fighting Back Against Tax Identity Theft

There are many ways a thief can steal your identity and use it to commit fraud. It's scary that someone ''out there'' can use...

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...