Corporations lose a significant percentage of their annual income due to fraud, which is why the Governor of Nebraska, Dave Heineman signed a proclamation that makes November 11th through the 17th International Fraud Awareness Week. International Fraud Awareness Week was created to minimize the prevalence ...Read the rest

Election Day Voter Fraud

As Election Day comes to a close, we take a moment to address the growing issue of voter fraud. Voter fraud can be found in multiple forms. There is voting as someone who has passed away, voting as someone else with an invalid ID also ...Read the rest

Dog X-Ray Assists in the Arrest of an Over – Prescribing Doctor

Authorities arrested Glendora physician for improperly prescribing addictive medicine to people with no legitimate medical need for medication. The doctor wrote three prescriptions to different deputies posing as patients. One deputy provided the doctor with an X-ray of a dog and explained to the doctor ...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

A South Carolina Man pleaded guilty to participating in a sceme to obtain $671,000 by cutting off a mentally disabled man’s hand with a chainsaw. The incident took place years ago when the defendant tied the man’s arm to a tree with rags and slicing ...Read the rest

Fraud expert Linda Webb, aka The Fraud Dog says that fraudsters are everywhere and in every profession. Some fraudsters have been committing fraud their whole lives. The only profession they know scamming anyone they can find. Specialty insurance, like “Hole-in-one” golf fraud,  is not exempt from ...Read the rest

In a report out last week, New York Downtown Hospital, was ordered to pay $13.4 million in illegal charges to Medicare and Medicaid. Outlined in the settlement, the New York hospital much return $12.6 million to Medicaid and $800,000 to the federal Medicare program. The ...Read the rest

Coupon Fraud – Targets Families During Down Economy

Three women were arrested by the Phoenix police department for what is believed to be the largest counterfeit coupon scam in history.  Investigators found over $25 million in forged coupons during the investigation. The ring leader of the fraudulent operation had been mailing valid coupons to an ...Read the rest

Buster, the fraud fighting dog, is always ready to help others in need, especially when it comes to her furry friends! Fairy Dogparents is a nonprofit organization that assists in preventing dogs from being surrendered to shelters due financial circumstances. Buster would never want to be separated from her ...Read the rest

A Chicago physician was sentenced to 30 months in prison for committing health care fraud over the course of 3 years. The man was submitting false diagnosis codes to justify unnecessary tests he had ordered for patients. He was found guilty of five counts of health ...Read the rest