Wednesday, December 2, 2020

Overstaying Your Welcome

Fraudsters tend to think that sham marriages are an easy path to gaining U.S. Citizenship. As evidenced by the actions of two immigrants from Trinidad and a pastor and Army sergeant from Colorado, that is not so. Participating in a sham marriage usually leads...

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...

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...

A Lack of Durability

Some healthcare fraud schemes are simple and involve a singular physician overcharging Medicare in an attempt to pocket reimbursements for a few patients. Other frauds, like today’s case, are more complex and involve a multitude of conspirators attempting to defraud many Medicare beneficiaries. Jessica Jones,...

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...

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...
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