Wednesday, August 12, 2020

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

Sounds Like Fraud

Those Who Lie Together Stay Together

A good marital relationship is usually based on trust, love, and mutual interests. One Texas couple is facing prison time together because of their...

COVID Feature: High Risk, Low Reward

Coronavirus has negatively affected millions of small businesses throughout the United States leaving them struggling to pay workers and keep their businesses afloat. The...

High Times

It is legal to plant, grow, cultivate, harvest, and prepare marijuana plants to be sold to consumers in California as long as you have...

A Not So Tender Heart

Some people are called to the medical field because of their endless compassion and desire to care for people. Others work in the medical...

FEDERAL FRAUD

A 27-Year “Mistake”

An Ohio man pleaded guilty in 2019 to Social Security Fraud after spending his mother’s social security checks for 27 years after she died…...

A Storm of a Lie

Wherever there is a disaster, it seems there is someone trying to cash in on it. But, what most fraudsters don’t realize is that...

When Lying is a Felony

There are lies, and then there are lies. Given the subject, some are a way to spare someone’s feelings; others are a lapse in...

Guardian Demon

Court-appointed guardians and conservators are entrusted to protect the personal and financial interests of those they represent. Instead, one Washington guardian betrayed this trust...

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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,...

The Importance of Tax Identity Theft Awareness Week

Deborah Smith, MBA, LexisNexis Risk Solutions Former Executive Director, Personal and Business Taxes, Ohio Department of Taxation Tax season has arrived. In addition to collecting and...

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...