The Top 10 Scams Targeting Seniors

The Top 10 Scams Targeting Seniors

Angie Kennard felt that something was off with her 79-year-old father. When they talked on the phone he would tell her about a woman he met online and occasionally sent money to. Even though her father never met the woman in person, she professed her love for him through emails and asked him to send her money to feed her and her daughter. Angie told her father that he was being conned, but he would not listen and continued to send the woman money.

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What is ATM Jackpotting?

What is ATM Jackpotting?

A man and a woman walk up to an ATM located in the back of a small drug store. The machine is tucked away in a seating area for people waiting on prescriptions to be filled. They are dressed as ATM technicians and even have a company logo over the shirt pockets of their uniforms. The man carries a small toolbox, while the woman holds a clipboard.

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DOJ’s Healthcare Fraud Unit Launches Data Analytics Team

DOJ’s Healthcare Fraud Unit Launches Data Analytics Team

As the two most recent Reports to the Nations have indicated, data analytics is one of the most effective anti-fraud controls an organization can use. It’s worth noting, however, that data analytics are also incredibly effective at fraud detection as well. Organizations in all industries, including government, have been implementing analytics for years. According to the Department of Justice’s (DOJ) 2017 Year in Review, they are no different.

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Dating in the 21st Century: How to Spot an Online Romance Scam this Valentine’s Day

Dating in the 21st Century: How to Spot an Online Romance Scam this Valentine’s Day

I vividly remember how I felt on my first date. I was 15 years old (now that I have kids, I don’t know what my parents were thinking letting me go), and my body was still catching up to my forehead. My long-time crush of about two weeks drove to pick me up in a black Pontiac Grand Am that had a white Oakley sticker on the back window. He was one year older and was one of the few boys at my school who had a car…that worked.

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Longtime ACFE President to Retire; New President and CEO Named

As your founder and chairman, it is with both sadness and joy that I am advising you of President James D. Ratley’s retirement next month on his 30th anniversary with the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE). Thousands of you have met Jim; he has given countless presentations at events and local chapters while logging millions of miles on several continents.

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