Tuesday, October 23, 2018

The Price is Wrong

We've all seen or heard of the popular game show ''The Price is Right.'? This daytime show, famous for the big spinning wheel and the phrase ''come on down,'' is now a large reason why one fraudster in North Carolina may face prison time....

A FRAUDian Slip

Are you familiar with Sigmund Freud's idea of the ''Freudian Slip?'? Here's one lay person's explanation? the Freudian Slip, also known as parapraxis, is a mere error in speech usually triggered when someone is subconsciously thinking about something that is revealed through what they...

Fraud in Style

I'm told many women find spas to be a sanctuary – a place to blow off steam and forget the stresses of regular life. But with ''blowing off steam,'' typically comes some physical effort. According to an article in Southern Maryland Online, one woman...

Nursing Her Way to Jail

Nurses are often underappreciated, with society forgetting the training, long hours and stressful situations that come with the territory of the job. In a profession that requires physical, mental and emotional strength, there is no room for error. According to a WorkersCompensation.com article, one...

Hobbies and Fraud

Everyone has at least one hobby they are particularly fond of. Whether you enjoy attending film festivals, playing sports or lounging on your boat, there's something out there to engage everyone. According to The Kansas City Star, one Missouri man found his hobbies to...

Hunting for Motivation

Hunting is a popular sport throughout the United States. It takes know-how, skill, and often, physical strength. Whether you hunt small or large game, your ability to set traps and operate the necessary equipment can make a difference between catching your prey or becoming...

A Liar Uncovered

If you're going to lie about something, it's in your best interest to (a) make a ''good'' lie, (b) put that lie into action in a discrete manner and (c) make sure you aren't so blatantly obvious to outside parties that you are trying...

It’s a Numbers Game

Do you excel more in word-oriented games, or number-related games? Or, maybe you're good at both; although, I'm willingly to bet most people are better at one than the other. For fraudsters, the game is all about numbers – from how many false forms...

Blind Fraud Game

Have you ever seen the blind dating games, where a lucky individual has the choice between three possible dates, hidden behind some curtain or other structure? The point is to choose a date based on responses to questions, as opposed to looks. Wouldn't it...

It’s All in the Wrist

From basketball to baseball to tennis, you'll find that much of your accuracy is based on the control of your wrist. For those athletes who participate regularly in such sports, it is common to see injuries, such as carpal tunnel syndrome, resulting in significant...
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