1 in 3 people will fall victim to fraud. Linda Webb is a world leader in the arena. Having worked with law enforcement and lead AIG’s global fraud fighting efforts. Now, she is launching a television show.

Kamoliddin Akramov, a foreign exchange student in St. Louis, pleaded guilty to one felony count of conspiracy to defraud the Medicare program. The citizen of Kazakhstan was on a J1 visa in the United States when he started to create fake companies in St. Louis, ...Read the rest

Leading fraud expert, Linda Webb AKA The Fraud Dog, is proud to be a part of a fraud fighting model used in the insurance industry called the SWARM™. In a recent article in the Claims Journal, Guarantee Insurance Company’s (GIC) President spoke about the SWARM™ ...Read the rest

In an article out earlier this week (http://www.courierpress.com/news/2012/apr/21/no-headline—gl__home_improvement_scams/), a Henderson County Sheriff is warning homeowners to beware of home repair scams throughout the county. The county has been investigating everything from alleged termite infestations to mold. Homeowners in the area are reporting that scam artists ...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

Some of the world’s most sophisticated cybercrime rings were disrupted when Microsoft Corporation confiscated several servers used to steal login names and passwords. The software maker said Monday that its cybercrime investigation group also took legal and technical actions to fight notorious criminals who infect ...Read the rest

Nearly 90 D.C. city employees were suspended Monday and face potential firing and prosecution for receiving unemployment benefits while holding their city jobs, District officials said. In addition, about 40 former city workers cashed unemployment checks they were not entitled to and also face sanctions. ...Read the rest

Health Care Fraud or Health Insurance Fraud Medical Equipment Fraud: Equipment manufacturers offer “free” products to individuals. Insurers are then charged for products that were not needed and/or may not have been delivered. “Rolling Lab” Schemes: Unnecessary and sometimes fake tests are given to individuals ...Read the rest

An advance fee scheme occurs when the victim pays money to someone in anticipation of receiving something of greater value—such as a loan, contract, investment, or gift—and then receives little or nothing in return. The variety of advance fee schemes is limited only by the ...Read the rest

Identity theft occurs when someone assumes your identity to perform a fraud or other criminal act. Criminals can get the information they need to assume your identity from a variety of sources, including by stealing your wallet, rifling through your trash, or by compromising your ...Read the rest