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Temporary Fraud Creates a Lasting Impression

When interviewing for a job, it’s important to make a good impression. While the CEO of a Modesto, California employment firm might have impressed...

Feigning Fraudsters

Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) provides financial assistance for individuals who can no longer work due to a physical or mental disability or unexpected...

100% Fraudster

This article is a Milwaukee man who showed up for a Veterans Affairs appointment in a wheelchair and told officials he could only walk a few steps due to severe back pain. But as he left, according to federal prosecutors, the man walked across the Zablocki Veterans Affairs Medical Center parking lot with a normal gait, without using a cane or the chair, which he folded up and put in his van.

Fraudulent Fowl

Have you ever wondered why eggs are packaged and sold by the dozen? The reason why actually dates back to the first century when...

Taking a Bite Out of Fraud

Today’s “Fraud of the Day” is based on an article entitled, “Waukesha dentists sentenced to jail for tax fraud,” published by the Journal Sentinel. Two Waukesha dentists will serve jail time for filing fraudulent Wisconsin income tax returns in three separate years.

Blinded by Fraud

Today’s “Fraud of the Day” is based on an article entitled, “‘Blind’ man who drives, directs traffic, guilty of theft from workers’ comp agency’,” published by the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation. A Toledo-area man who claimed he was too visually impaired to work must pay the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation nearly $15,000 in restitution after investigators found him driving, parking cars and directing traffic at a parking facility he owns in downtown Toledo.

A Fraud Duffer

Today’s “Fraud of the Day” is based on an article entitled, “Golfing leads to workers comp fraud conviction” published by Business Insurance. A Montana man who was videotaped lifting furniture and playing golf while collecting workers compensation benefits pleaded guilty to a charge of criminal theft and will have to pay back nearly $27,500.

Self-directed Fraud

When an on-the-job injury occurs that warrants workers’ compensation benefits, the injured worker is required to visit a licensed physical therapist or chiropractor, who...

Fraud Pyramid

Just as pyramids are wide at the bottom leading to a point at the top, many fraudulent schemes start with a broad base of...

Fraud Bites

One of the first rules that any kid learns in school is “don’t bite.” Maybe another important directive would be “don’t bite the teacher.”...
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