When the documentary ‘Bully’ premiered Monday night in Los Angeles it carried the new “unrated” designation that now leaves the screening of the film up to theater owners.  The movie was originally given an R rating form the Motion Picture Association of America because of ...Read the rest

Some of the world’s most sophisticated cybercrime rings were disrupted when Microsoft Corporation confiscated several servers used to steal login names and passwords. The software maker said Monday that its cybercrime investigation group also took legal and technical actions to fight notorious criminals who infect ...Read the rest

Once portrayed as the safest of shopping environments, Apple’s iTunes Store and in particular its App Store, has received hundreds of online complaints from consumers who say that their accounts have been hijacked or that some apps are falsely advertised. Also complaining are the creators ...Read the rest

Randall Seltzer, president of Navarre Industries, a Santa Rosa County construction company, was arrested last week.  Seltzer was charged with multiple felony counts, including workers’ compensation fraud and grand theft.   If convicted, Seltzer could face up to 30 years in prison and may have to ...Read the rest

Linda Webb, president of Contego Services Group was featured in today’s Sun Sentinel. Her career path has certainly been extraordinary.  Webb has been a bar boxer, police officer, undercover prostitute, dive-rescue-motorcycle-cop-chick and a vice president of the Global Fraud Unit of AIG. Linda Webb’s passion ...Read the rest

Crowdturfing is the practice of masquerading marketing or lobbying campaigns as “grassroots” efforts, it is a disguised marketing ploy which uses social media as its medium for operation. Often centered in China, workers are recruited to create fake profiles and then post on targeted websites ...Read the rest

Fraud Dog says Spring Breakers watch out for the “land shark” fraudsters while on vacation. Watch out for those phony (phishing) web sites that promise great vacation deals. Do your research to make sure you are talking to the real hotel website or travel site. ...Read the rest

According to the National Institutes of Health (NIH) nearly a quarter of the 2.1 billion prescriptions written a year were used for something other than a medical reason.  Although teenagers make up the largest percentage of drug abusers, everyone is susceptible to prescription abuse.   This ...Read the rest

Red Flags for Rental Property Scams Use caution with the following: •    Long-distance inquiries. Take extra care in long-distance situations, especially from users in foreign countries. We have seen a number of scam attempts that involve individuals in foreign countries who say they are interested ...Read the rest

Linda Webb aka The Fraud Dog, leading fraud expert and President of Contego Services Group, had a photo shoot with Sun Sentinel photographers for an upcoming news spotlight. Webb is being highlighted in the local newspaper for her lifetime of dedication to fighting fraud around ...Read the rest