Beware of the latest Contractor Fraud Scams

Air Ducts & Septic Tanks Cleaning Fraud Whether you think you need your air ducts cleaned, septic tanks cleaned out, or a lightning rod installed on the roof of your home, unscrupulous contractors will convince you that you desperately need these services today!  Fraud expert Linda Webb, ...Read the rest

Newton, MA body shop damaged vehicles for insurance pay – Fraud Expert comments

Fraud expert Linda Webb, aka The Fraud Dog says that business owners like unscrupulous body shop fraudsters, find creative ways not only to fix your damaged vehicle, but may also make more damages, or fake damages in order to file additional insurance claims sometimes even ...Read the rest

Fraud Dog Tips for Hurricane SANDY – sponsored by Contego Services Group from Six Points Media Group on Vimeo. The “Frankenstorm” that’s expected to place tens of millions of people in danger when Hurricane Sandy combines with a cold front coming off the Great Plains ...Read the rest

In a recent story out of Seattle, a U.S. District Court, sentenced three family members to prison for a disability fraud scheme that lasted more than 30 years. The Social Security Administration and the State Department of Social and Health Services were defraud by the George ...Read the rest

News broke earlier this month that the Department of Justice has filed civil injunction lawsuits in five major cities in an effort to shut down Instant Tax Service and its franchises. The tax service company has allegedly filed tax returns without the consent of its ...Read the rest

The Fraud Dog says beware because the fraudster is out to take advantage of the unemployed and the underemployed through any means necessary. Scammers are targeting those looking for jobs with the promise of simple work and big paychecks right from the comfort of your ...Read the rest

As fraud continues to morph daily, its current state is forever growing and expanding. In regards to international payments fraud, we have seen a hurricane of new scams and avenues for carrying out those frauds hit the global economy. Why are we seeing this dramatic ...Read the rest

Fraud Dog says Spring Breakers watch out for the “land shark” fraudsters while on vacation. Watch out for those phony (phishing) web sites that promise great vacation deals. Do your research to make sure you are talking to the real hotel website or travel site. ...Read the rest

Leisurely surfing the web can be a dangerous ride these days. Viruses used to be small annoyances that infected your computer to an irritatingly slow pace, but for the most part harmless to your personal information. However, today there are thousands of viruses lurking in ...Read the rest

Almost all of us have observed, or been the victim of, a consumer fraud scam. Consumer fraud can include practices such as false or misleading advertising and selling, so that the consumer ends up with something other than what they had expected. It also consists of concealing ...Read the rest