Friday, December 15, 2017

Trend vs. Fad

Listen to this Story Fads can be described as a short-lived enthusiasm for something that emerges quickly then eventually fizzles out. Some examples include bell bottom jeans, go-go boots, Baby on Board signs, Rubik's Cubes and Silly Bandz. In...

Eroding Trust

There's no doubt that fraud erodes trust, especially when it involves our nation's most vulnerable citizens. An article posted on WTSP.com tells about the charges filed against a woman who allegedly stole the identity of at least 10 patients who lived at the assisted-living...

Identity Fraud Epidemic

Identity fraud has reached epidemic proportions in South Florida. While the Federal Trade Commission reports that Florida had the highest rate of identity theft in the country in 2013 and 2014, Miami wins the award for having the most identity theft complaints in the...

What’s Behind the Motivation?

Many professional caregivers provide invaluable support to people with disabilities and illnesses that could not otherwise care for themselves. Generally, people who work in that field do so because of a desire to help others, in addition to pursuing a career and earning a...

Second Chances

Sometimes people make mistakes and are offered a chance at doing things right the second time around. (Everyone needs a ''do-over'' at some point in life, but not every action demands a ''do-over.'') An article published by The Orlando Sentinel tells about a Florida...

Life Altering Experience

It takes a lot of guts to be a whistleblower. The decision to stand up for what is right and attempt to fix what is wrong can be a risky proposition and a life-altering experience. (Setting all risk aside, blowing the whistle on illegal...

Nothing New Under the Sun

Skin cancer can be life threatening. (Obviously, that is why it's important to use sunscreen and cover up when outside to protect your skin from the sun's dangerous rays.) An article published in The Vero Beach Press Journal shows that there is really nothing...

Above Average

Most of the time, it is good to be above average. (For example, if your child scores above average on a college entrance exam, that means they may have a better chance of getting into the college of their choice.) An article published in...

Taking a Cut

When there's easy money to be had, there are usually a few unscrupulous individuals just waiting to form an alliance if it means they get to take a cut from the illegal deal. An article published by the Tallahassee Democrat tells about one woman...

Accountability

Fraudsters don't generally like to be held accountable for their illegal actions. (They like to get away with as much as they can, regardless of the impact it has on their victims.) An article published in the South Florida Business Journal follows an industrious...
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