Tuesday, July 16, 2019

FRAUD OF THE WEEK – Last 5 Days

Death Fraud

Food stamp fraud is big business, and an increase in investigations has revealed that a large portion of this type of fraud occurs due...

Homewrecker

The Heart of the Matter

Good Help is Hard to Find

When searching for home health caregivers, it can be hard for homebound individuals to find someone that is suitable. (Afterall, you would want...

So Much for Caring

Medicaid provides comprehensive coverage for children with behavioral health needs, making treatment affordable for low income families. The owner of a former New Haven,...

No More Tricks or Treats

Fraudsters disguise their crimes in a variety of ways. Sometimes criminals create fraudulent documents, alter legitimate physical or electronic documents, tweak transactions in accounting...

Blatant Disregard

Sometimes welfare recipients unintentionally make mistakes on their applications for government benefits. Today’s fraudster, a York, Pennsylvania man, intentionally lied on multiple applications for Medicaid...

FEDERAL FRAUD

Making Ends Meet

Sometimes, it’s hard to make ends meet when more money is flowing out than in. With some careful planning though, most people can manage...

The Eye of the Storm

The 2019 Atlantic hurricane season, which runs from June 1 to November 30, is predicted to be slightly below average this year. (That’s...

Patient Fraudsters

Puerto Rico is just a hop, skip and a jump from the Dominican Republic where today’s fraudster hails from. We’re not sure how...

Ripe for the Picking

Florida is known for a lot of fun things including Disney World, the Space Coast, SeaWorld and Miami Beach. Unfortunately, South Florida is not...

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Reducing Identity Theft Refund Fraud

Combatting tax refund identity fraud is a top priority for the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). The agency's website reports that through November of 2015,...

5 Technology Trends Agencies Use to Combat Tax Refund Identity Fraud

Deborah Smith, MBA, LexisNexis Risk Solutions Former Executive Director, Personal and Business Taxes, Ohio Department of Taxation Thanks to advances in technology, tax return preparation and...

SNAP Fraud Hurts Those Most in Need

The federal government's SNAP program—what many people still refer to as "food stamps"—is a vital program that ensures millions of Americans have enough to...

Knowledge is Power. Protect Your Personal and Financial Information.

In this day and age, tax fraud and identity theft is a business. Unfortunately, there are people that make a career out of defrauding...