Monday, January 21, 2019

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...

No Vacancy – Just Empty Rooms

Bethel, Alaska is not a very large community. However, with a population of around the mid-6,000s, it is actually the largest community in western...

What’s Yours is Mine

Each year millions of people fall victim to identity thieves, and the problem is only getting worse. With identity theft rates setting new records...

Thank You for Not Frauding

The history of “buttlegging,” or cigarette smuggling, is unfortunately rather established on the east coast of the US. The practice has commonly...

Bad to the Bone

One of the most basic requirements for any job – whether you are working your first part-time job as a teenager or are a...

FEDERAL FRAUD

Walking a Fine, Wavy Line

For a Carl Junction, Missouri pharmacist, there’s a fine, wavy line between legally and illegally filling prescriptions. Today’s fraudster committed healthcare fraud by signing...

How Did the Cat Get So Fat?

On the “Fraud of the Day” platform, we highlight a large variety of fraud and fraudsters who engage in all types of schemes, with...

Hazy on the Details

Americans spend around $40 billion per year on the purchase of legal and illegal marijuana. While the number of states that have passed legislation...

Fraudulent Fiduciary

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) established the VA Fiduciary Program to protect Veterans and other beneficiaries who are unable to manage their own...

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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...

The Emotional Toll of Identity Theft and Fraud on Victims

Both the Identity Theft Resource Center (ITRC) and FraudoftheDay.com want to remind everyone about the victims and the ongoing emotional changes that they are...

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...