Wednesday, September 30, 2020

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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

Addicted to Fraud

Psychiatrists are supposed to help those in need of mental health services but some take advantage of their patients’ frail states rather than fulfill...

“F” Is for Fraud

Federal student aid provides financial assistance so that higher education can be more readily available to students. Some fraudsters seek to exploit federal aid...

COVID Feature: Follow the Money

Fraudsters tend to take advantage of vulnerable situations for their own selfish gain. A Houston man is accused of doing just that by fraudulently...

The Wheels Never Stopped Turning

Workers compensation is a form of insurance providing supplemental wages and medical benefits to employees injured during the course of their employment. Depending on...

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...

Getting Taxpayers the Money they are Owed, Quickly without Identity Fraud

The Kentucky Department of Revenue's (DOR) job is not just to collect taxes, but to get taxpayers the money they are owed as quickly...