Operation Dirty Money fraud continues in South Florida

More uncovered in “Operation Dirty Money” case BY ANDREA TORRES Authorities said Monday that the co-owners of the family business Diaz Supermarkets were involved in $35 million in fraudulent transactions. The scheme that the Diazes were allegedly involved in is popular in the contractor world, Alexopoulos ...Read the rest

Phishing, Vishing, and Smishing Scams Target Tax Return Recipients

Be on high alert when filing your taxes Scam artists are looking for any way they can to get your personal information in order to steal your tax return money. In latest phishing scams, the fraudster sends you notices that look like they came from ...Read the rest

Tax Scams you’ll want to Avoid

April 15th is “Uncle Sam Day” For the fraudster this means free money from desperate victims.  As victims run feverishly around looking for help to file their taxes, the fraudster’s is there with open arms. These fraudsters prey upon emotions, a sense of urgency, and ...Read the rest

Catfishing is FRAUD – beware of Online Predators

Fraud Expert Linda Webb, aka The Fraud Dog says, “the more public awareness and open family discussion with their children should be conducted to protect themselves against Catfishing.” “Catfishing” is on-line predators that misrepresent their real identity. These fraudsters hide behind others and scam people ...Read the rest

Tips and Video to avoid contractor fraud

Protect yourself against fraud Fraud Expert Linda Webb, aka the Fraud Dog, says “if you’re thinking about doing some revisions, alway use a licensed and insured contractor. Do your due diligence. Taking the lowest estimate isn’t always the best and most secure way to go. When a ...Read the rest

Beware of Travel Scams this year

World traveler be aware! The fraudster is hoping to spoil your travel plans if you are not careful. When traveling abroad, tourists have a tendency to “stand out” from the locals. For the fraudster this is open prey with deep pockets. Remember to always be ...Read the rest

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March Madness and the Expert Fraudster

You may be a target for fraud, especially if you are a March Madness fan. Fraudsters love preying on victims at sporting events like March Madness, the World Series, and the Super-bowl because it reaches a broad base of willing victims to prey upon. The fraudster ...Read the rest

Warning; Fraudsters are impersonating IRS agents

Uncle Sam warns the consumer of scammers pretending to be IRS in order to steal your tax refund dollars. Fraudsters impersonating IRS agents, by sending emails, phone calls, and texting the public hoping you will take the bait prior to April 15th deadline. During tax season, ...Read the rest

Online Shopping Giant Amazon – A Target for Hackers “Data will always be king, especially for the fraudster,” says fraud expert Linda Webb, aka Fraud Dog. It will take an army of cyber investigators to stop the tidal wave of hackers, who test big corporations ...Read the rest