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Like Frauder Like Daughter

Listen to this Story In less time than it takes to get a college degree, the self-taught swindlers of today's ''Fraud of the Day'' learned to commit a massive tax refund fraud conspiracy involving false education credits. AL.com tells the story of a father and...

Crossing the Line

Listen to this Story If there is a line between accidental and intentional, the subject of today's ''Fraud of the Day'' definitely crossed it. The SunSentinel reports that a Florida woman was recently sentenced to serve one year of...

Contributing to an Epidemic

Listen to this Story Throughout the United States, abuse of prescription narcotics is a serious problem affecting millions of people. (To make matters worse, doctors who violate the Hippocratic Oath tend to make the healing gods very angry.) According...

Bulldozed

Listen to this Story Businesses that bid on government contracts want the attention of the agencies choosing to award them, but that doesn't mean they aspire to demand the kind of focus that can result in a criminal investigation....

Making the Wrong Moves

Listen to this Story Moving to another state often involves a lot of paperwork, unless you don't bother to file it. An article posted on 13NewsNow.com tells the story of a woman who moved from Virginia to Maryland, and...

Emergency

Listen to this Story Dialysis sustains millions of Americans who might otherwise suffer kidney failure. However, not every instance of someone going in for dialysis treatment should require transport via an emergency vehicle such as an ambulance. PennLive.com tells...

Culture Shock or Shocking Fraud?

Listen to this Story The United States is far from alone in having government benefits programs, but immigrants must still navigate different customs and procedures here than in the countries of their previous residences. Inadvertent mistakes happen. So does...

Pulling a Fast One

Listen to this Story Many foreign workers come to the United States through the H1-B visa program, which allows businesses to sponsor qualified workers from other countries who can provide specialized expertise in a particular area such as accounting, computer...

Misery Loves Company

Listen to this Story When someone submits a workers' compensation claim, it means that they are unable to perform their job responsibilities because of an on-the-job injury. The Daily Republic tells the story of one California man who used...

Powering a Conspiracy

Listen to this Story For many sales professionals, generating leads is a necessary starting point in the process of making a sale. (However, it's important to obtain leads in a legal manner before trying to close the deal.) The...
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