Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Speeding Away with Fraud

Imagine a raceway of fraudsters all lined up in their racecars attempting to get away with their crime of choice. The flagman readies the flag and with a wave; the speeding fraudsters are off? It's a close call between identity theft and unemployment fraud,...

I’m Having a Fraud Attack

Would you know what to do if someone exclaimed? ''I'm having a heart attack?'? My guess is that you are not a cardiologist, so your knowledge of treatment past calling 9-1-1 and providing CPR would probably be limited. According to a NorthJersey.com article, one...

Healthy Habits

It's great to practice healthy habits – eat well, exercise and lead a happy lifestyle. If only it were that easy to achieve balance in those three aspects of life. For some, happiness doesn't come from eating well and exercising; rather, it comes from...

Dedication Requires Commitment

Whether you have watched movies about sports, or you have been on the receiving end of a pep talk about dedication, you've likely come across the lesson that ''dedication requires commitment.'? If you are dedicated to a goal or action, you must put in...

The Joyride is Over

Luxury car commercials are famous for advertising vehicles with glossy wax jobs, sleek interiors and attractive drivers while speeding across beautiful terrain. (You can almost feel the wind in your hair followed by the shock of the sticker price.) According to an article in...

Fraud is Calling

If you have watched TV within the past couple years, you have likely heard the popular cell phone commercials that feature the question? ''Can you hear me, now?'? While the advertising goal is to point out that one service provider is able to deliver...

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...

Maryland’s Bad Medicaid Policies are Costing them Millions

When fraud is perpetrated against the government, sometimes we wonder whether someone is asleep at the switch. When governments lose money due to bad policy, no one fell asleep at the switch – there isn't even a switch. In those instances, action must be...

Massachusetts Fraud Siphons $10 Million from Medicaid Program

This one comes from Massachusetts, where the weather is cool and crisp and the Medicaid payouts are as enticing as the salty sea air. According to The Boston Globe, 10 individuals—many of them doctors—were indicted this month for allegedly pilfering millions from taxpayer...

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