It goes without saying that white-collar crime isn’t as punishable as violent offenses. But in economic times like these, consumers cannot afford to continue footing the bill for insurance fraudsters because law enforcement must focus on putting away the criminals who pose a physical threat ...Read the rest

By Catherine Couretas, PropertyCasualty360.com Fraud-fighter Linda Webb, an expert in fraud investigation, has developed an idea for a TV show set to kick off soon. Webb, who was previously in charge of AIG’s global fraud operations and currently serves as president of Contego Services Group, ...Read the rest

[via Claims Journal] Insurance fraud is so big it could be getting its own reality television show. Fraud Dog cast on location: Mike Marks, Linda Webb, and Leigh Ann Mills The show, called the “Fraud Dog,” is in pilot production, and will star Linda Webb, ...Read the rest

The Fraud Dog may soon be sniffing out insurance crime for audiences across the country, as Linda Webb and her crew of fraud-fighting detectives recently filmed a pilot for a potential new reality series called the “Fraud Dog.”

What separates businesses that prosper from those that never make it out of the red? According to a study by the American Society for Training & Development (ASTD), it’s devoting ample time to the development and education of an organization’s employees.

Not only has the technological revolution changed the way we live and communicate, it has proven to be a game-changer in the cat-and-mouse dance between fraud investigatorsand crooked workers’ compensation claimants.

They’re surreptitiously set in strip-malls alongside legitimate businesses.   With a storefront and a sign they easily prey on the public as just another proprietor trying to make a buck.  However, with these businesses the buck stops here.  We’re talking about pill mills: illegal make-shift “clinics” ...Read the rest