Wednesday, December 2, 2020

Cabin Fever

Alaska has an estimated 67 days of total darkness in the northern most portion of the state commonly referred to as America's last frontier. The conditions can be harsh in the winter with subzero temperatures and an average of six feet of snow each...

Well…That’s Not Fair

Welfare programs have been assisting needy individuals and families for decades, attempting to provide a sense of comfort to those who are struggling. While the federal government provides a multitude of welfare options to assist needy individuals (needy being the key word), there are...

Paying Debts

Debt can be crushing. Mortgage owners can easily get behind on monthly payments when an anticipated job promotion doesn't come through or a surprise company-wide layoff occurs. Graduates trying to pay back their school loans can also get behind just trying to navigate the...

What’s Trending in Fraud

Lately popular media has been concerned with ''what's trending,'' meaning what's popular. While you personally may track what's trending in sports, music or politics, individuals fighting fraud are paying attention to what's trending in fraud. Today's Fraud of the Day from WestportNews.com highlights a...

From Beans to a Billion Behind Bars

We always hear crazy stories about how people landed in prison. Take one New York resident, for example, who was imprisoned first at the age of 18 and sentenced for possession of stolen property. So what exactly did this young man steal? A truck...

A Trail of Fraud

For some criminals, fraud is self-perpetuating. One successful take leads to another and the cycle repeats, until they get caught. According to an article published in the Post Independent, a woman started out with one crime, got caught, pleaded guilty, served time, committed another...
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