10 Hotel Scams to Avoid – by Fraud Expert, Linda Webb

Looking back at over 2012 there were some common scams that should be noted, as well as add a few more to be aware of for 2013. When traveling on vacation, visiting families, or business, the last thing you think about is being scammed. In ...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

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

Mortgage Fraud – From Floppers to Flippers in 2013

With the return of home buying for 2013 you can bet there will still be those creative fraudsters out there trying to work the best deal in the home-buying market. Who wouldn’t want to get the best deal for the home you are buying says ...Read the rest

Fraud Tips: Online Classified Ads

When you are searching through various classified ads online,  always be aware that the fraudster may be trying to sell you something that is not real or, better yet, trying to scam you out of money. Either way classified ads can be a cheap and ...Read the rest

The Athletic Mindset Co-Author, Linda Webb, Speaking at Broward Library’s Board Social

Linda Webb, co-author of The Atheltic Mindset — Three Tools for Success, will be speaking at the Broward Public Library Foundation for an informal Board Social. She will be speaking about her book, allowing Board members to get a better sense of the book and ...Read the rest

Nothing is safe from thieves looking to make a buck.  Linda Webb, leading fraud expert, aka the FRAUD DOG, says that the fraudster will prey on anyone and anything including innocent animals. Recently a young Chester County, Pennsylvanian  horse dealer was charged with defrauding horse ...Read the rest

Up in Flames Could Lead You to Jail – Don’t Be Tempted

A Davenport woman was charged with second-degree arson and two counts of insurance fraud for intentionally setting fire to her home which is punishable by 5 years in prison if convicted. The woman was the last person in the home before the fire started. She ...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