Phony COVID-19 Vaccine Survey Alert

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has reported yet another attempt by scammers to steal consumers' personal information. This scam comes in the form of an email or text...

Fighting Fraud is a Global Effort

Each year, organizations worldwide come together to promote anti-fraud awareness and education during International Fraud Awareness Week. ICW Group is once again a proud participant of this year's event...

Post Pandemic Fraud Prevention

In case you missed it, it’s not too late. You can now view our most recent anti-fraud training session on demand. During International Fraud Awareness Week, ICW Group’s Special Investigations...

Buyer Beware: Holiday Shopping Alert

Online retail makes up a progressively greater proportion of all purchases worldwide. According to statista.com, internet purchases were made by over 2 billion people worldwide in 2020. Coming in at...

The Truth Lies in the Evidence

Insurance fraud is an intentional crime that involves a lie made to a person or entity with the intent to receive something not rightfully owed to that person. When...

10 Steps to Workers’ Comp Fraud Prevention

Fraudulent claims can cost your business money, tarnish your company’s reputation, and damage employee morale. ICW Group’s Special Investigations Unit offers these 10 steps to help prevent fraudulent workers'...

History of Injuries Revealed, Criminal Charges Follow

A 56-year-old education assistant claimed to injure her elbow while pulling a gate open at work. Some five months later, this California woman claimed to aggravate the injury to...

Beware of Social Media Scams

Fraud scams and schemers are ever-evolving. The snake-oil salesman was replaced by the telephone scammer, who was replaced by the robo-caller, who the email spammer then replaced. While none of...

Need a New Ride? Follow These Tips to Skip the Scam

It's well-documented that buyers are having difficulty finding their newest set of wheels. New and used car inventories are down, and demand has driven prices well up. Simultaneously, how...

Find Out the Best Way to Prevent a Fraudulent Claim

ICW Group’s 7-part training series, Work Comp Fraud: Spot it & Stop it, provides information and resources to help you prevent workers’ compensation fraud and mitigate the likelihood that a...