Thursday, December 14, 2017

Taxed Out

Can you really have too much of a good thing? For example, have you ever eaten too much – like a whole box of cookies – and found yourself regretting it? Food is just one example. But, fraudsters can sometimes have too much of...

Wheels of Misfortune

One of the most wanted fugitives responsible for a Medicare power wheelchair fraud scheme has been nailed and will be jailed for the next nine years. He was not featured on a ''Most Wanted'' television show, but according to today's Fraud of the Day...

Did You Learn Anything?

Did you ever come home from school and have your parents ask you? ''Did you learn anything today?'? If so, they were probably attempting to teach you that we learn something new every day, whether that ''new thing'' is big or small, or barely...

You Know Where You Work, Right?

Every job has its quirks. Some companies have good benefits; others don't. Some organizations have a clear chain of command while others rely on a decentralized structure. But, as a general rule, employees know the physical location where they work and...

Just Desserts in the Desert

While we publish yet another case of foolish fraudsters, let's take a moment to applaud the tipsters who turn them in. A press release published by the Arizona Attorney General's office details how a married couple's fraudulent use of food stamps was uncovered after...

Stamping Out SNAP Abuse

Listen to this Story Using Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits requires an exchange. When they're used properly, the exchange is between eligible beneficiaries and grocery stores for approved food items. The White Mountain Independent tells the story of an...
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