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

Watch out for the savvy business developer promising investors quick return on investment. Remember that some of the biggest fraudsters in South Florida had one thing in common. Offering quick and great returns on your investment dollars. Be careful of the scam artist who simply ...Read the rest

Fraudsters are the real sharks in the water says fraud expert Linda Webb,aka Fraud Dog. Fraudsters are everywhere even lurking in the world of seafood sales.   It is important to know what you are buying and from reputable markets.  In the consumers mind bigger ...Read the rest

Fraud Dog says that the fraudsters will be licking their chops to sink their teeth into the much-anticipated health insurance exchanges. Let’s face it, if the states can’t handle Medicaid Fraud, how will they be ready for the upcoming health insurance exchange programs. With new ...Read the rest

Even on Valentine’s Day, the fraudster is looking to take those “sweets” right out of your pocket, says Linda Webb,  Fraud Dog and long time fraud expert. This Valentine’s Day cybercrooks are adapting scams to romance you out of your hard-earned money. The following are ...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

U.S. employers spent $73.9 billion on workers’ compensation insurance in 2009 to cover about 125 million workers, according to the National Academy of Social Insurance. InsuranceQuotes.com recently posted a guide to workers’ compensation insurance. They list the following seven things to remember when it comes to workers’ compensation ...Read the rest

South Florida tax filers are lining up to report identity theft when filing tax returns. Internal Revenue offices around the state have long lines of individuals claiming they are victim to this tax fraud. Some Florida residents are counting on their tax returns to catch up on ...Read the rest

Our own Tricia Donaven, Contego’s SIU Manger, works in the Money Service Business Workers’ Comp Fraud Work Group that helped to put the wheels in motion for the legislation against check cashing fraud to be created. Florida lawmakers are working on legislation which is designed to rein-in the ...Read the rest

Who would have thought that driving an auto mobile in Florida could spare so much danger? In 2010, a study conducted by Florida Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles, showing the statistics of traffic accidents across the state of Florida. Overall, the study showed that the ...Read the rest