Friday, September 21, 2018

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...

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...

Crashing the Fraudster’s Free Ride

Times are tough, and many rely on benefits from government programs like the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) to get by. Those who are eligible for SNAP, receive Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) cards loaded with funds to buy groceries. This system relies on both...

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...

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...

Unreasonable Requests

If an immigrant follows the rules and regulations established by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), naturalization is achievable, even if it takes a long time. (Many immigrants seek legal counsel for the complicated process in hopes of improving their chances for approval.) An...
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