Friday, September 21, 2018

What a Nightmare

Children aren't the only ones that experience nightmares. Adults don't usually fear that monsters live under their bed, but occasionally stressful situations can cause a fitful night of sleep. An article posted on KUSI.com tells how a registered nurse claimed that a nightmare experience...

Zombie Tax Service

It seems that zombies have become all the rage in media, infiltrating video games and popular TV shows. And, now the tax refund fraud racket? While the walking dead seem just short of a living nightmare, a Colorado duo may have thought they had...

University of Fraud

Choosing a college is an exciting part of growing up. You have finally reached an age where you will make major decisions. According to an ABC-23 article, one California woman took her decision-making to an extreme, not only affecting her life, but also the...

A Tough Lesson to Learn

Let's face it – getting into college is competitive and times are tough. Most students can't rely on the promise of scholarships. Instead, they apply for federal financial aid. That's where fraudsters come in. They use the system put in place to help kids...

Powering Down Fraud

The term ''powering down'' generally means to turn something off by shutting down operations in a systematic way. KPIX, the San Francisco Bay CBS television affiliate, reports on a story involving the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and their recent success at ''powering...

Innocent Until I Show Them My Tattoo

We love watching criminals make fools of themselves or better yet, getting caught because they do dumb things. One particular criminal outdid himself and was sentenced to prison after the tattoo of the murder scene depicted on his back was used as evidence against...

Identity Crisis

An ''identity crisis'' can occur at any time in life, especially when going through change. The developmental psychology term refers to a point in life where an individual begins to seriously search deep within themselves for answers to questions, such as? ''Why am I...

A is for Accountable, F is for Fraud

'Straw students'' are people who sign up for college classes, but do not have the intention of ever attending. The deceptive practice is used to collect financial aid funds, while skipping out on the learning part. (Even a dunce would know that's not a...

Kneading Dough vs. Needing Dough

Listen to this Story In order to make pizza dough, rolls or any type of bread in general, you must know how to knead or work the dough so that all of the ingredients get mixed in a uniform...

Sending a Strong Message

We've heard of drug rings and prostitution rings, but child care rings? Yes...they exist too. According to The Mercury News, a California man was found guilty of six counts of perjury and five counts of grand theft in connection with a case involving home-based...
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