Tips to avoid IRS Tax Refund Fraud in 2014

 Tax season is here and the fraudster is chomping at the bit, ready to file fraudulent tax returns using (stealing) your personal information. Stop the fraudster from getting your tax refund check before you have a chance to file your tax return. Here are some ...Read the rest

How can you STOP the Opportunistic Fraudster living inside your organization?

When companies start to recover they focus primarily on profitability and providing better customer service. Naturally these items are important, but it is even more important to watch the back end of your company for fraud, waste, and abuse. While most executives are focused on ...Read the rest

Nothing is safe from thieves looking to make a buck.  Linda Webb, leading fraud expert, aka the FRAUD DOG, says that the fraudster will prey on anyone and anything including innocent animals. Recently a young Chester County, Pennsylvanian  horse dealer was charged with defrauding horse ...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

Corporations lose a significant percentage of their annual income due to fraud, which is why the Governor of Nebraska, Dave Heineman signed a proclamation that makes November 11th through the 17th International Fraud Awareness Week. International Fraud Awareness Week was created to minimize the prevalence ...Read the rest

Data is KING

Linda Webb, aka The Fraud Dog, was recently quoted in an article published in the Sun Sentinal, discussing the vulnerability of data as it is so accessible to anyone with access to the computer. Palm Beach County Health Department discovered that an employee had obtained and documented a ...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

The death of Tyler Clementi, an 18-year-old Rutgers University freshman and the conviction of his roommate, Dharun Ravi, has focused the nation’s attention of cyberbullying. Currently forty-eight states have anti-bullying laws, according to the National Conference of State Legislatures. The move now is to strengthen ...Read the rest

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