In what is being called the largest Medicare fraud bust in U.S. history, charges have been brought against 107 individuals, including doctors, nurses, and other licensed medical professionals. The Medicare Fraud Strike Force operations swept seven cities across the country and involved approximately $452 million in ...Read the rest

In a news report out yesterday, two former NFL first-round draft picks along with six others were arrested Monday on charges of being involved in a tax refund fraud scheme. Tax refund fraud is the hottest financial crime in South Florida right now and has ...Read the rest

In a press release out yesterday, Jeff Atwater, Florida’s Chief Financial Officer, publicized the arrest of federal fugitive, Charles Leon Parker, 69, of Madison, during an insurance fraud investigation.  Parker is an alleged sexual predator wanted since 1983 on three counts of child molestation and ...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

In recent news, a neighborhood tip led to a federal investigation of Clean Green Fuel, a company that allegedly produces renewable fuel. Federal prosecutors allege that the owner, Rodney Hailey, never produced a drop of clean biodiesel. They say that he simply sold phony renewable fuel credits to major ...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

As fraud continues to morph daily, its current state is forever growing and expanding. In regards to international payments fraud, we have seen a hurricane of new scams and avenues for carrying out those frauds hit the global economy. Why are we seeing this dramatic ...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

Linda Webb, president of Contego Services Group was featured in today’s Sun Sentinel. Her career path has certainly been extraordinary.  Webb has been a bar boxer, police officer, undercover prostitute, dive-rescue-motorcycle-cop-chick and a vice president of the Global Fraud Unit of AIG. Linda Webb’s passion ...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