Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Wheels of Misfortune

One of the most wanted fugitives responsible for a Medicare power wheelchair fraud scheme has been nailed and will be jailed for the next nine years. He was not featured on a ''Most Wanted'' television show, but according to today's Fraud of the Day...

Stamping Out SNAP Abuse

Listen to this Story Using Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits requires an exchange. When they're used properly, the exchange is between eligible beneficiaries and grocery stores for approved food items. The White Mountain Independent tells the story of an...

A Fake Institution

The term ''Diploma Mill'' refers to an unaccredited institution of higher learning that offers a degree, diploma or certificate for a fee. The credential received usually requires little or no work and is generally worthless. According to an article in the San...

Just Desserts in the Desert

While we publish yet another case of foolish fraudsters, let's take a moment to applaud the tipsters who turn them in. A press release published by the Arizona Attorney General's office details how a married couple's fraudulent use of food stamps was uncovered after...

Crashing the Fraudster’s Free Ride

Times are tough, and many rely on benefits from government programs like the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) to get by. Those who are eligible for SNAP, receive Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) cards loaded with funds to buy groceries. This system relies on both...

Large, But Not In Charge

There are times when being recognized for a large accomplishment is good, such as collecting the most amount of money for charity. On the other hand, being recognized for something on a big scale also can be a bad thing. An article posted on...
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