Coronavirus has disrupted everyday life on a large scale, but the Department of Justice has recently warned of even more disruptions in the form of criminals exploiting COVID-19 in order to scam the public.
They say that crimes perpetrated over the computer (such as credit card fraud, identity [...]
You know the drill. Hospitals rack up a long list of charges while treating patients, from running tests to administering painkillers. In order to cover those charges, they collect insurance information from patients and submit claims to health insurance companies.
It probably doesn’t surprise you when we say mix-ups and [...]
The amount of identity theft crime sweeping the nation has drawn a number of high-profile government agencies into the investigation and prosecution process. We want you to know who – and what – you’re up against if you start getting their attention.
Generally speaking, there are four heavy hitters involving [...]
The IRS reported that only around 17 percent of all taxpayers fail to comply with tax code, and that about three-quarters of those in non-compliance are individuals, not corporate entities. This means the majority of errors on tax forms each year are being made by people who have no background [...]
Fraud covers a broad range of crimes. The common element is the purposeful misrepresentation of fact that is intended to deceive another individual such that he or she will act upon it to his or her legal injury. The most common motive for fraud is a financial gain of some [...]