Tuesday, November 12, 2019

FRAUD OF THE WEEK – Last 5 Days

Homewrecker

Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones and Orange County District Attorney (OCDA) Tony Rackauckas announced a shutdown of a $40 million fraudulent medical billing and kickback operation with the filing of charges against more than two dozen doctors, pharmacists and business owners.

Healthcare Fraud Boom

It’s no secret that healthcare costs are skyrocketing. Instead of turning to assisted living facilities or nursing homes, many individuals are now relying on...

Worst Case Scenario

Today’s “Fraud of the Day” article is sobering because it is an example of a worst case scenario of what happens when a business...

Carte Blanche

Choosing a Power of Attorney (POA) is one of the most important decisions you can make in a lifetime because that designated person has...

Here’s a Tip

Tips can be helpful to individuals who are interested in making things easier. For example, when preparing to cook for a large number of...

FEDERAL FRAUD

For the Love of Money and Drugs

A former registered nurse (RN) from New York state recently pleaded guilty to aggravated identity theft, healthcare fraud, conspiring to distribute controlled substances, and...

Fraud Vessels

Blood vessels are tubular structures that carry blood throughout the body to tissues and organs. Veins are blood vessels that carry oxygen-depleted blood toward...

Pushing Buttons

Technology is amazing. With the push of a button, lots of good things can be accomplished. For example, with just one push of a...

The Father of Identity Theft

Here are some famous fathers that you may have heard of: Vint Cerf, Father of the Internet; Jacques Cousteau, Father of Scuba Diving; and,...

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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 Tips for Protecting Yourself from Tax Refund Identity Fraud

  The National Technical Information Service (NTIS) states that 85 percent or more than 125 million American taxpayers file their taxes electronically. As we learned...

Guest Writer: Eva Velasquez

Identity theft is not one single type of crime. In fact, there are several different varieties of identity theft, such as medical, financial, criminal...

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...