On Friday, May 25, 2012, Oscar Luis Franco Padro of Florida was sentenced to five and half years in prison and ordered to pay $4.35 million in restitution for a PIP fraud scheme involving staged auto accidents. Padro managed several clinics that recruited patients to perpetrate fraud. ...Read the rest

Last Friday, Governor Rick Scott signed a law that is aimed to cut down on the car insurance fraud epidemic that has taken a hold of Florida. Scott has previously outlined that changes to PIP, personal injury protection, was one of his top three priorities during the ...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

When Contego Services Group employee, Tammy Reib, a single mother of three waited over seven hours on a Monday to turn in her  ID theft affidavit with an IRS worker in Plantation, her boss Linda Webb, leading fraud expert, AKA The Fraud Dog knew she ...Read the rest

Who would have thought that driving an auto mobile in Florida could spare so much danger? In 2010, a study conducted by Florida Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles, showing the statistics of traffic accidents across the state of Florida. Overall, the study showed that the ...Read the rest

Last week, we told you that Florida leads the nation in mortgage fraud. Today, we have some good news and some bad news regarding the state’s standing with Medicare fraud. We’ll start with the bad and end on the good, it being the holiday season ...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