Friday, April 20, 2018

Taking a Bite Out of Fraud

Today’s “Fraud of the Day” is based on an article entitled, “Waukesha dentists sentenced to jail for tax fraud,” published by the Journal Sentinel. Two Waukesha dentists will serve jail time for filing fraudulent Wisconsin income tax returns in three separate years.

Oh Sister, Why Fraud Thou?

As any fan of crime shows can attest, criminals' patterns are usually what lead to their capture. If one get-rich-quick scheme seems to be working, why not keep it going? (Trick question.) The answer can be found in the experience of three Wisconsin sisters...

Sanctimonious and Erroneous

Stealing money, even with the intention of paying it back, is still a crime. And the punishment can set you back further than where you started. According to a K2 Radio report of a Wyoming man, his ''benefits borrowing scheme'' from the Unemployment Division...

Let’s Be Clear

The Social Security Administration's Office of the Inspector General is pretty clear about the types of potential fraud situations they investigate. For example, an investigation will ensue if there are suspicions that someone is receiving Social Security benefits for the following types of circumstances:a...

Fraud Finder

It's always interesting to discover how fraudsters spend their illegally gained funds. Some like fancy cars, luxurious houses or expensive vacations. A mom and son duo mentioned in an article posted on WAFF.com are charged with stealing approximately $100,000 from a government funded health...

Child Care Fraud is Not Child’s Play

It's hard to be told ''no'' – the word often puts a spark of motivation into someone to push even harder. A Wisconsin woman took that spark of motivation a bit too seriously and is now about to go to prison for fraud. According to...

The Heat Rises in the South

Alabama State Representatives are fed up with unemployment fraud, and they are taking action to stop it. According to a WSFA12.com, representatives recently announced new legislation aimed at cracking down on unemployment fraud during a State House news conference. The Alabama Department of Industrial Relations...
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