Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Struck by Fraud

All types of accidents occur while on the job. For instance, a construction worker may sustain an injury as a result of operating heavy machinery, while someone with a desk job may suffer from carpal tunnel syndrome. (If an injury occurred as a result...

Well-earned Punishment

Usually, most people like to be rewarded for their efforts with a pat on the back or a sentiment such as ''good job.'' Three people at the center of today's ''Fraud of the Day'' accomplished stealing $3 million from Medicaid and as a result,...

Fraud Prosecuting Machine

Medicaid fraud was running rampant until a federal task force was formed in 2008 to stop fraud within the government health care program. Fortunately, it didn't take long for the task force to get up to speed and now criminals who once found it...

Caught In the Act

In today's world, the variety of devices with recording capabilities is almost limitless. As a result, fraudsters are having a tougher time getting away with crime, as evidenced by a story on LimaOhio.com. According to the website, a Lima resident was caught...

Tough Love

The expression ''tough love'' refers to a situation where one person treats another person with strong, disciplinary action in order to help another person to take responsibility for his or her behavior. This term often refers to parenting or other relationship situations; however,...

The Big Cover Up

There are times when we need to conceal things we don't want anyone else to know about. It's considered prudent to hide your family jewels in a safe behind the fake Van Gogh painting in your home office before taking a lengthy vacation. Or,...

Backyard of Secrets

Everyone has at least one secret they try to keep private. Maybe you're a terrible cook; you can't stand your brother's kids or still have a collection of baseball cards in storage. If you're a criminal, you're likely hiding more from the world than...

Unflattering Behavior

Impersonation can be amusing when a comedian imitates a public figure on a late night talk show. But, it becomes a serious matter when a person imitates someone else in order to commit a crime. NewsNet5.com reports that two brothers defrauded the Supplemental Nutrition...

Empty Pot O’ Gold

Today's ''Fraud of the Day'' covers three different instances of workers' compensation fraud. Fortunately, the Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation (BWC) Special Investigation Department (SID) was able to stop three individuals from stealing benefits they did not deserve and is set to recover nearly...

Bad Habits Die Hard

Drug and alcohol counselors offer treatment and support to patients who have substance abuse dependencies. Their goal is to help people to overcome addictions and thrive through a sober lifestyle. Although one drug and alcohol counselor in Oklahoma was licensed to...
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