Don’t Let Unscrupulous Fraudster Talk You Into Committing Insurance Fraud

A Montana man was sentenced to 15 months in prison for his participation in an elaborate insurance fraud scheme. The defendant conspired to claim over $155,000 in insurance claims from Mountain West Bureau Mutual Insurance Company. Fraud expert, Linda Webb, The Fraud Dog, says that ...Read the rest

The holidays can be one of the most hectic but exciting times of the year. Fraud spikes during the holiday season as most people are busy and not as vigilant as they might normally be. This season is a prime time for fraudsters. Below is ...Read the rest

Holiday Scams 2012

Scams to watch for while shopping: Gift Card skimming – where they skim your gift card while activating it. When recipient goes to use the gift card, the money is gone. (Credit card skimming devices come in many different forms and are easy to obtain). ...Read the rest

Watch Out for the Cyber Fraudster

Cyber Monday means great cyber deals but also be aware that the fraudster is hoping to lure you in and take your personal information, says fraud expert Linda Webb, aka The Fraud Dog. Here are some things to look out for this Cyber Monday: Watch ...Read the rest

Medical Cybercrime – The Next Frontier or Doomsday?

Hackers broke into a small medical practice’s server in a Chicago suburb this past summer. The data obtained included patient’s electronic medical records and emails. The hackers demanded ransom in exchange for the records. The practice instead turned the system off and notified police. This ...Read the rest

Black Friday Tips

Fraud Expert, Linda Webb, aka The Fraud Dog, says watch out for the Black Friday Fraudster. Fraudsters prey on several things on days like Black Friday: large crowds, exciting deals, and the sense of urgency customers have while shopping. During Black Friday, consumers are in ...Read the rest

Fraud Expert, Linda Webb, aka The Fraud Dog, says that the fraudster will find any loophole they can in order to steal. One-third of every dollar in our health care system goes to the fraudster and something must be done to stop it. Here are ...Read the rest

Fraud Expert, Linda Webb, Visits Children at Kids In Distress for International Fraud Awareness Week

In honor of International Fraud Awareness Week, Linda Webb, fraud expert and President of Contego Services Group, LLC held an informational session with TriGen Insurance Solutions, Inc. on November 13, 2012 for children at Kids In Distress. Kids In Distress of Broward and Palm Beach ...Read the rest

Up in Flames Could Lead You to Jail – Don’t Be Tempted

A Davenport woman was charged with second-degree arson and two counts of insurance fraud for intentionally setting fire to her home which is punishable by 5 years in prison if convicted. The woman was the last person in the home before the fire started. She ...Read the rest

The Fraud Dog Featured in Sun Sentinel

While away at the National Workers’ Compensation and Disability Conference in Las Vegas, Webb was contacted by the Sun Sentinel and asked for an interview. She was featured in the following article. Boca Woman Arrested in Check Scam  November 9, 2012|By Ed Komenda, Sun Sentinel ...Read the rest