Thursday, December 14, 2017

Lightening Can Strike Twice

According to Argonne National Laboratory, the chance of being struck by lightning once is about 1 in 600,000. The probability of being stuck twice is about 1 in 360,000,000,000. (Provided you survive the first strike.) In the world of identity fraud, once your...

Taking Down Fraud

The Medicare Strike Force doesn't put up with fraud and strives to prevent criminals from bilking the government program of billions of dollars from dishonest charges. They've been pretty successful with their efforts – especially in the Detroit area, where more than 164...

Expecting Fraud

The average life expectancy in the United States is on the rise. As the population ages, additional assistance is needed for those who can no longer manage their lives independently, or just want to get out of the house for some mental and...

Juggling Deception

Jugglers are amazingly adept at keeping a variety of objects up in the air, all at the same time. It takes a great deal of skill, concentration and good eye and hand coordination to keep balls, bowling pins, swords, or flaming items moving...

Cashing in on Kids

If you are a parent that requires supervision for your child during the day, you want a program that ensures your child is well cared for in a safe and healthy educational environment by qualified child care staff. As a discerning parent, you know...

Hoist the Surrender Flag

Let's take it to the open seas? Are you familiar with pirate history? Perhaps you've read about Blackbeard's infamous capture of South Carolina in 1718. If not, you've surely seen at least one chapter of the recent pirate movie sequels. You know the drill?...

A Little Online Education

Do you remember the days when students had to actually go to class? The? couldn't sit on the couch in sweats, pop open a can of soda and watch sports while logging on to class. As technology developed, the birth of online classes has...

All Charged Out

When you think of being ''charged out,'' it's likely you associate negative thoughts with the action. For example, say you ''charged out'' or ''maxed out'' your credit card – you are likely in a bad situation. A Michigan Live article provides a good example...

Faking Sick Finds Trouble

Faking an illness is wrong. Every kid who has ever claimed to be sick so he or she didn't have to go to school knew it at the time. Kids grow up and most of us recognize as adults that this behavior is unacceptable....

A Market for Food Stamps

Specialty markets pop up all over the US, offering unique foods, beverages, trinkets and other great finds. But what do you call specialty markets that offer cash for food stamps? Easy – it's called committing fraud. The scene is Flint, Michigan, where the San Francisco...
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