Wednesday, June 3, 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

Brace Yourself

Most fraudsters are lazy, but opportunistic at the same time. You can be sure that they will do their best to make as much...

Overstaying Your Welcome

Fraudsters tend to think that sham marriages are an easy path to gaining U.S. Citizenship. As evidenced by the actions of two immigrants from...

Unqualified

In the State of Kansas, home health care services are available to qualified seniors and individuals with disabilities who want to live independently in...

COVID Feature: Looking for a Cure

You can be sure that everyone is searching for a COVID-19 cure. (Medical professionals and research scientists around the world are working on it,...

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,...

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...

Beat the Clock: Fighting Back Against Tax Identity Theft

There are many ways a thief can steal your identity and use it to commit fraud. It's scary that someone ''out there'' can use...

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...