Wednesday, June 3, 2020

Guest Writer: James Ratley

In the anti-fraud business, we are focused year-round on a long and constantly evolving list of bad things that can happen to an organization. Many of the threats we know by heart? expense account fraud... contract and procurement schemes... check tampering... just to name...

Disadvantaged

The City of New York's Department of Education distributes federal funding for supplemental education services to benefit students attending under-performing public schools. This means that approved providers can collect more funding from the government if they increase the number of students receiving their...

Doubling Down on Fraud

Listen to this Story Some people try to catch lightning in a bottle, but this fraudster tried to do so twice. AL.com tells the story of a woman who was recently sentenced for food stamp fraud and income...

The Land of Free Benefits

When Francis Scott Key wrote the Star Spangled Banner, he described the United States as the land of the free and the home of the brave. (Nothing about it being a great place for foreign fraudsters to receive free benefits).According to Las Vegas television...

A Few Bad Apples

Most state employees are honest, hard-working people who go to work every day with the intention of doing their jobs to the best of their ability in service to the state and its taxpayers. And then...there are a few bad apples? those who misuse...

License to Defraud

Certain vehicles and professions require a commercial driver's license (CDL). Examples include operators of tractor trailers, box trucks, garbage trucks, limousines and school buses. An articleposted on TruckingInfo.com tells about two separate cases related to a CDL test-taking scheme in New York that issued...

Round ‘Em Up Sheriff

Florida has had enough of fraudsters, and they are out to make an example out of every offense, regardless of how big or small the crime. Today's fraud from the Palm Beach Post News, reports that authorities filed charges against 22 people for allegedly...

Diagnosis: Fraud

Listen to this Story Medical billers have to deal with a lot of numbers, so it's easy to understand how a few digits could become transposed. A few wrong numbers could report an incorrect diagnosis and as a result, cause...
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