Increased Fraud in 2013 increases consumer apathy

Fraud expert Linda Webb aka The Fraud Dog says that almost every consumer has experienced some form of fraud, whether identity theft, and/or credit card theft. For most consumers like mentioned in this recent survey, is almost expected to have some form of fraud against them, ...Read the rest

In a press release out yesterday, Jeff Atwater, Florida’s Chief Financial Officer, publicized the arrest of federal fugitive, Charles Leon Parker, 69, of Madison, during an insurance fraud investigation.  Parker is an alleged sexual predator wanted since 1983 on three counts of child molestation and ...Read the rest

Companies hiring illegal employees and/or paying employees under the table has been an ongoing problem for years. But when Gabriel Gonzalez died on the job in 2007 by his body accidentally going through a wood chipper, it would help investigators uncover a series of fraudulent ...Read the rest

In Massachusetts, ten people and three companies are facing charges for conducting four fraudulent schemes that earned them millions from the taxpayer-funded MassHealth program. Attorney General Martha Coakley and her office said that health care fraud investigators have obtained 118 indictments, alleging four separate schemes ...Read the rest

Medical fraud reports now seem to be a daily reality. Local newspapers detail stories of crooked doctors falsifying documents to bill Medicare for hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of treatment and equipment. A court filing Wednesday charged New Orleans physician Dr. Anthony Stephen Jase ...Read the rest

Florida is infamous for being the epicenter of illegal pill mills. At its peak, the number of out-of-staters that flocked to Florida to buy illegal prescription drugs at over 1,000 pain clinics earned the state the nickname “Oxy Express.” Last year, doctors in Florida purchased ...Read the rest

South Florida is known for its warm weather, trendy Miami and year-round sun. Unfortunately, it also leads the nation in Medicare fraud. Last week, the Miami Herald reported on a nationwide law enforcement crackdown that charged 91 people – including doctors and other medical professionals ...Read the rest

As politicians continue to scramble to find a feasible way to reduce and stabilize the nation’s debt, Linda Webb is calling on Congress to declare war on the fraud that is attacking our economy and eating away at jobs and consumer confidence.

By Catherine Couretas, PropertyCasualty360.com Fraud-fighter Linda Webb, an expert in fraud investigation, has developed an idea for a TV show set to kick off soon. Webb, who was previously in charge of AIG’s global fraud operations and currently serves as president of Contego Services Group, ...Read the rest

[via Claims Journal] Insurance fraud is so big it could be getting its own reality television show. Fraud Dog cast on location: Mike Marks, Linda Webb, and Leigh Ann Mills The show, called the “Fraud Dog,” is in pilot production, and will star Linda Webb, ...Read the rest