In an article out earlier this week (http://www.courierpress.com/news/2012/apr/21/no-headline—gl__home_improvement_scams/), a Henderson County Sheriff is warning homeowners to beware of home repair scams throughout the county. The county has been investigating everything from alleged termite infestations to mold. Homeowners in the area are reporting that scam artists ...Read the rest

In the wake of the recent GSA scandal, the agency’s inspector general, Brian Miller, has reported a significant increase in the number of fraud hotline calls since news broke. The lavish 2010 Las Vegas conference is just the tip of the iceberg for GSA officials ...Read the rest

Just yesterday, 53 individuals in the Boston area were picked up by police for allegedly selling food stamps for cash. The widespread investigation included city, state, and federal law enforcement. It is suspected that most welfare recipients invloved in the bust were trading their EBT cards for cash ...Read the rest

In recent news, a neighborhood tip led to a federal investigation of Clean Green Fuel, a company that allegedly produces renewable fuel. Federal prosecutors allege that the owner, Rodney Hailey, never produced a drop of clean biodiesel. They say that he simply sold phony renewable fuel credits to major ...Read the rest

Linda Webb, aka The Fraud Dog, leading fraud expert says, elderly family members are key targets for financial fraudsters. It is important that you ask your elderly family members to let you know if there are any “new strangers” that appear friendly in their lives. ...Read the rest

News broke earlier this month that the Department of Justice has filed civil injunction lawsuits in five major cities in an effort to shut down Instant Tax Service and its franchises. The tax service company has allegedly filed tax returns without the consent of its ...Read the rest

The Fraud Dog says beware because the fraudster is out to take advantage of the unemployed and the underemployed through any means necessary. Scammers are targeting those looking for jobs with the promise of simple work and big paychecks right from the comfort of your ...Read the rest

As fraud continues to morph daily, its current state is forever growing and expanding. In regards to international payments fraud, we have seen a hurricane of new scams and avenues for carrying out those frauds hit the global economy. Why are we seeing this dramatic ...Read the rest

Linda Webb is president of Contego Services Group in Fort Lauderdale. The firm provides investigative services, recovery, loss protection, safety and training resources. To look at Webb’s career path, it makes sense she heads such a company. In fact, hers is the stuff of which ...Read the rest

MIAMI BEACH, Fla., Jan. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — To alert television executives about increasing levels of fraud across America, celebrated fraud fighter Linda Webb, aka “The Fraud Dog,” will be barking at broadcasters attending NATPE 2012 Jan. 23-25 here to get them to present more ...Read the rest