Fraud Experts speaks on ‘How to Avoid Online Ticket Scammers’

Linda Webb’s latest interview, US News & World Report   Despite their best prevention efforts, websites such as Craigslist and PayPal still host scammers By KIMBERLY PALMER Buying tickets that don’t exist from fraudsters is one of the most common online scams, and one that people ...Read the rest

The Justice Department recently charged almost 100 people for federal insurance fraud involving $429 million in fraudulent claims. This take-down was one of the largest in Department of Justice History when it comes to the amount of fraudulent billings. Individuals from 7 cities across the ...Read the rest

Importance of SIU in YOUR Corporation

According to an article written in Claims magazine, 90 percent of insurers surveyed are using at least basic SIU services. This leaves 10 percent of insureds vulnerable to losses from fraud causing a higher premium. This study at least proves that most of today’s insurance carriers are ...Read the rest

South Florida residents, Joseph Harvey and Anja Karin Kannell, were recently found guilty of one of the “largest financial loss cases to date arising from claims filed for the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill.” The couple had been filing false claims in order to benefit ...Read the rest

A former funeral home owner, John Amis, pleaded guilty in December to four felony counts. Amis falsified the deaths of people that were still alive in order to collect their prepaid funeral policies. The judge sentenced Amis to a 12 year sentence composed of a ...Read the rest

Randall Seltzer, president of Navarre Industries, a Santa Rosa County construction company, was arrested last week.  Seltzer was charged with multiple felony counts, including workers’ compensation fraud and grand theft.   If convicted, Seltzer could face up to 30 years in prison and may have to ...Read the rest

Fraudsters  are now stealing the identity of doctors to defraud millions from Medicare, Medicaid and other insurance carriers.  The widespread use and distribution of physician identifier numbers makes it easy for thieves to steal the identity of doctors and bill insurers in the doctor’s name.  ...Read the rest

Thieves will use anything to separate you from your hard earned money- even toilet paper!  Last week four former telemarketers at FBK Products were sentenced in federal court for scamming customers into purchasing their new product.  They claimed the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency had mandated ...Read the rest

Last month a conference call between the FBI and Scotland Yard concerning an international group of hackers was being secretly monitored by the hackers themselves.  This hacker group called Anonymous released the recording of the conversation last week as well as an email obtained that ...Read the rest

Veteran’s Day may be over, but we’re grateful for our military service men and women every day. Unfortunately, some unscrupulous fraudsters target our military men and women via several common scams. Linda Webb was recently featured on YourNews.com, vowing to fight fraud inside America’s borders. ...Read the rest