Thursday, April 9, 2020

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.

Death Fraud

The Heart of the Matter

Sounds Like Fraud

Exploiting Laborers – and Healthcare Services

Worker’s Compensation Insurance fraud often calls to mind employees who fake or exaggerate an injury to claim benefits—but there are also plenty of fraudsters...

Peddling COVID-19 Fraud Out of Truck

Fraudsters never rest, it seems, especially when fear and desperation are in the air. With much of the public panicking over the health implications...

Targeting COVID-19 Fraud in Pennsylvania

There’s no emergency sufficiently dire nor human tragedy great enough to deter scammers from trying to cash in on them. That’s evident in the...

Two Plead Guilty in $87 Million Home Health Fraud

Two Pennsylvania women are the latest to plead guilty in a Medicaid fraud scheme that has 16 people facing prison sentences and hefty fines...

FEDERAL FRAUD

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...

Phishing for Fraud

With millions of Americans teleworking to prevent the spread of coronavirus, cybersecurity is a huge issue. Government employees and others use virtual private networks...

Greedy Gastroenterologist

The average U.S. per capita income in 2016 was $57,617 according to the Census; meanwhile, gastroenterologists earned an average of $380,000, per the Medscape...

Fraud Epidemic

Fraudsters’ intentions to scam the public by way of COVID-19 is growing as quickly as the virus spreads, and federal authorities are serious about...

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Guest Writer: Eva Velasquez

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