Friday, September 21, 2018

Tired of Fraud

Many people look forward to retirement and the ability to finally live out their dreams during the ''Golden Years.'' Whether that vision includes a trip around the world, playing golf every day or buying an island in the Caribbean, money is a requirement...

Not Child’s Play

Here's a new one. Instead of a fraudster who collects unemployment benefits while hiding a job, this is the case of one pretending to have a job in order to collect childcare benefits, while simultaneously claiming jobless benefits. (Must have seemed like a good...

Hungry for Fraud

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), which serves millions of low-income people in the United States, is the largest type of government aid available for domestic hunger. (Perhaps that's why it is frequently targeted by fraudsters looking to make a few extra million dollars.)...

No Winners

To pull off a scheme capable of stealing $205 million from Medicare, there's usually a multitude of players involved in a game that robs the elderly and the poor of medical benefits. An article posted on WPTV.com covers a man who was responsible for...

Committing ID Fraud Behind Bars?

Identity fraud has taken a turn for the worse – now potentially involving an act of murder. (It's bad enough that identity fraud costs taxpayers millions of dollars each year and individuals countless dollars and hours in cleaning up the mess. Now, someone's identity...

Was there an Accountant in Gen Pop?

Some people just can't catch a break. You almost have to feel bad for most people. Almost. According to NewsHerald.com, an inmate being held by Florida's correctional system is scheduled for release on July 20. Not one second of fresh...

Read the Fine Print

Listen to this Story It's important to read the fine print before engaging in a transaction that seems too good to be true. (People tend to get really excited about what kind of deal they're going to get...

Chasing Fraud

It’s not uncommon for postal service to be suspended when dogs chase or bite postal workers along their delivery routes. Similarly, the government chased down and suspended a Florida mail carrier from delivering mail along his West Palm Beach route after discovering he was...

Unhappily Ever After

Everyone likes a good fairytale. There's always a tragedy of some sort and a struggle between good and evil. Just when it looks like the bad guy might prevail, a hero or heroine overcomes the injustice done to them and the evildoer...

Replacing Fraud

Most things can be replaced. For instance, if you wear a hole in the bottom of your shoe, you can purchase a new pair and throw the old ones out. An article published in the Idaho Statesman tells about how one Idaho man went...
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