Online Scams You Need to Avoid Today

Today with modernization and lifestyle evolution, new forms of convenience and speed appear in our everyday actions, but the forms of theft and deception evolve in different forms. We truly want to believe that the Internet is a safe place where you can’t fall for all types of online scams, but it’s always good reminder …

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Elder Justice: Communities Are Focusing on The Abuse, Fraud, Neglect, and Schemes Perpetrated Against Older Individuals

Elder Justice

Message from U.S. Attorney Ron Parsons for World Elder Abuse Awareness Day June 15, 2018, is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day.  Communities around the world are focusing on the abuse, fraud, neglect, and schemes perpetrated against older individuals.  As South Dakota’s United States Attorney, I take very seriously the role of our office in protecting …

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Financial Fraud: ANNE AROSTE Indicted on Federal Fraud And Identity Theft

Financial Fraud

Claims Specialist at Social Security Administration Arrested on Fraud and Identity Theft Charges for Allegedly Misappropriating at Least $680,000 in Fraudulent Benefits CHICAGO — A claims specialist for the U.S. Social Security Administration has been indicted on federal fraud and identity theft charges for allegedly approving and pocketing at least $680,000 in fraudulent benefits. ANNE …

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The Fake Check Mystery Shopper Scam Targeting America’s Seniors

An increasing number of seniors are becoming tech-savvy, however, thieves are honing in on this and are using it to their advantage. In 2017, a billion dollars was stolen from the country’s population via fraudulent practices, with online and email fraud costing $200 million. One of the latest scams to hit America’s seniors is the mystery shopper …

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Announcement on Tax Charges Committed in This Year 2018 By FBI

Tax Crimes

Tax Crime Does Not Pay Significant prison sentences have been handed down during the past year It’s that time of year again: tax season. The Justice Department would like to remind the public during this time of year that evading your tax obligations could end badly, with substantial fines and penalties, and even long prison …

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Financial Fraud: Louis F. Petrossi Was Convicted On Securities Fraud, Investment Adviser Fraud, And Wire Fraud

Petrossi Falsely Claimed to Investors That Money They Had Invested in Purported Investment Funds

New York Investment Adviser Convicted Of Defrauding Investors HARRISBURG – Louis F. Petrossi, age 77, the founder and president of the Wealth Research Institute, a purported investment research firm, was convicted yesterday by a federal jury in the Middle District of Pennsylvania, on three counts of securities fraud, investment adviser fraud, and wire fraud for …

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Marriage Fraud: Jamar Thomas Was Sentenced of Conspiracy to Encourage or Induce an Alien For Private or Commercial Gain to Reside in The United States

Marriage Fraud

Ring Leader Sentenced In Marriage Fraud Scheme ROCHESTER, N.Y. – Acting U.S. Attorney James P. Kennedy, Jr. announced today that Jamar Thomas, 30, of Rochester, NY, who was convicted of conspiracy to encourage or induce an alien for private or commercial gain to reside in the United States in violation of law, was sentenced to …

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Banking Fraud: Ways of Cheating And Stealing Banking

Banking Fraud

As a customer you will be seen as a capacity goal for fraudulent activities. however via arming yourself with statistics and tools you could shield your self from becoming a sufferer of fraud. Do you know the 4 largest fraud threats you face? digital fraud identity theft credit/debit card fraud cheque fraud. Credit/Debit Card Fraud …

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Financial Fraud: Metropolis of London Is Preparing With a New Court Against Cybercrime And Fraud

Financial Fraud

A new state-of-the-art court docket to tackle cyber crime and fraud within the financial sector is to open inside the metropolis of London. The metropolis of London business enterprise has introduced plans for a new centralised court docket complex with a focus on fraud and cyber crime, in an effort to uphold London’s recognition as …

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Law School Scam: Charlotte School of Law Closes

Law School Scam

Charlotte School of Law, a beset revenue driven law school, has closed down, state authorities affirmed — making it the country’s second authorize law school to close its entryways this year. Law School Scam Despite the fact that Charlotte Law did not issue a formal shutting notice, its permit to work in North Carolina terminated, …

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Most Fraud Ways That Put Down Your Business

Business Fraud

Get two business people in a room and chances are one, if not both, have been the casualty of bookkeeping extortion. As indicated by the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners yearly report, almost 50% of every single private venture encounter misrepresentation sooner or later in their business lifecycle. It will cost these associations a normal …

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How To Protect Your Business Or Small Business

Business Fraud

Protect your small business How scammers con small businesses Scams targeting small businesses come in various forms—from invoices for advertising or directory listings that were never requested to dubious office supplies that were never ordered. Protect yourself and your business by being aware of the common scams targeting small businesses. Small business scams are becoming …

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Best Preventing Business Scam Tips

Business Scam

Top Business Security Tips Congratulations on beginning your own business, or on obtaining your own address and gap your place of business. currently that you’re finished all that, let’s bring up security. Whether you’re within the business of providing a service to a client or providing a product, there’ll forever be a risk issue with …

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How To Defend Yourself From FRAUDULENT CHARITABLE SCHEMES

Charity Fraud

TIPS ON AVOIDING FRAUDULENT CHARITABLE CONTRIBUTION SCHEMES BATON ROUGE, LA – The National Center for Disaster Fraud reminds the public to be aware of and report any instances of alleged fraudulent activity related to relief operations and funding for victims. Unfortunately, criminals can exploit disasters, such as Hurricane Harvey, for their own gain by sending …

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Financial Fraud: Common Investment Frauds

Investment Fraud

Investment scams prey on your hope to earn interest or a return on investment on the amount of money that you invest. The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) offers overviews of many common investment frauds, and tips to avoid being a victim. If you are the victim of an investment fraud, you can file a complaint with the …

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Deanna Roberts Has Been Sentenced For Introducing Liquid Silicone That Was Obtained By Fraud Into Interstate Commerce

Fraud Into Interstate Commerce

Florida Woman Sentenced to Federal Prison for Causing the Death of One Victim and Hospitalization of Others by Injecting them With Liquid Silicone ATLANTA – Deanna Roberts has been sentenced to eleven years and three months in federal prison for illegally injecting persons with liquid silicone and for introducing liquid silicone that was obtained by …

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Financial Fraud: Edward Ambrosino Charged With Wire Fraud, Tax Evasion, Making And Subscribing to False Corporate Tax Returns

Financial Fraud

Town Of Hempstead Councilman Edward Ambrosino Indicted For Wire Fraud And Tax Evasion An eight-count indictment was unsealed today in United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York charging Edward Ambrosino with wire fraud, tax evasion, making and subscribing to false corporate tax returns, and failing to file a return or pay …

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Financial Fraud: Artica-Romero, Joaquin Mejia-Murillo And Milton Noel Romero Charged With Wire Fraud

Financial Fraud

Three Indicted For Scheme To Facilitate Evasion Of Workers’ Compensation Laws And Employment Of Undocumented Aliens In Construction Industry Jacksonville, Florida – Acting United States Attorney W. Stephen Muldrow announces the unsealing of an <a href=”https://www.justice.gov/usao-mdfl/press-release/file/954131/download” target=”_blank”; length=254897″>indictment charging Orlando residents Anyi (“Angie”) Artica-Romero (31), Joaquin Mejia-Murillo (62), and Milton Noel Romero (34) with wire fraud …

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Investment Fraud: John Quadrino Charged With Wire Fraud Conspiracy For Orchestrating a Ponzi Scheme

Investment Fraud

Oceanside Man Indicted In Multi-Million-Dollar Fraud Scheme John Quadrino Charged With Defrauding Over 80 Investors in a Ponzi Scheme, Resulting in Losses of More Than $6 Million A six-count indictment was unsealed this morning in federal court in Central Islip, New York, charging John Quadrino, the owner/operator of Princess Cut Industries, Inc., Sassy Jewelry Buyers, …

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Investment Fraud: EDWARD J. SERVIDER Pled Guilty to Defrauding Approximately 100 Investors

Investment Fraud

Staten Island Man Pleads Guilty In Manhattan Federal Court To Defrauding Investors Of Over $2 Million Joon H. Kim, the Acting United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, announced today that EDWARD J. SERVIDER, a/k/a “Nick Halden,” pled guilty to defrauding approximately 100 investors of over $2.4 million through his firm EJS …

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Financial Fraud: Henry Okpalefe Convicted of Conspiracy to Commit Mail Fraud, Wire Fraud And Money Laundering

Financial Fraud

Canadian Man Convicted Of Multi-Million Dollar Fraud Targeting U.S. Lawyers HARRISBURG – The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced today that Henry Okpalefe, age 49, of Toronto, Ontario, Canada, was convicted of conspiracy to commit mail fraud, wire fraud and money laundering. The three-day bench trial was held before United …

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