Better Business Bureau Warns of DNA Testing Scams

Medicare recipients need to remain vigilant when it comes to their Medicare participant information. Scammers, both foreign and domestic, routinely target the personal health information of Medicare recipients for purposes...

How to Defend Your Business From The Modern Fraudster

Recently I offered advice on how to detect and defend against the modern workers’ compensation fraudster in an article in Risk Management Magazine. Titled "Deterring Complex Workers' Comp Fraud,"...

What You Can Do About Caller ID Spoofing

It has become all too commonplace to receive unsolicited calls on our residential, business, and personal telephone lines. From cell phones to land lines, phone scammers attempt to gain...

Fight Fraud with Compassion and Care

When someone commits fraud they often try to rationalize his or her actions. While finances are the most common motivator, feeling mistreated by an employer can also drive fraud....

Four Tips to Avoid COVID-19 Relief Payment Scams

The Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) newest fraud awareness campaign focuses on potential scams surrounding COVID-19 relief payments. In their “Avoid Coronavirus Relief Payment Scams” infographic, the FTC outlines four...

COVID-19: Schemes to Watch for in 2021

With the availability of COVID-19 vaccines, 2021 is likely to see scammers continue their efforts to steal personal information. While the early COVID-19 schemes surrounded bogus testing and medical supply...
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Why Workers Commit Fraud

Why do workers commit fraud? Why does anyone commit fraud? The answer...they believe they will get away with it. While we could go deep into the personality types that...
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Working Together to Take a B.I.T.E. Out of Fraud

It is a common misconception, but fraud is not determined by insurance companies. Fraud is also not determined by employers and fraud is not determined by workers’ compensation judges....