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Social Security Administration Warns Latest Scam Call Steals Checks

The Social Security Administration is warning that schemers are impersonating government agents and stealing people’s benefits. In a blog post Wednesday, the agency’s Office of the Inspector General said people have been receiving calls from a number with a 323

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Blue Cross Blue Shield Scam

Health care con artists are back again, this time targeting individuals looking for affordable health insurance with Blue Cross Blue Shield. The Con: People are calling, acting as if they are Blue Cross Blue Shield agents, offering low premiums for great

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US Health Care Fraud Schemes Worth $1.3 billion

U.S. prosecutors announced Thursday that they have charged more than 400 people with taking part in health care fraud and opioid scams that totaled $1.3 billion in false billing. Attorney General Jeff Sessions called the collective action the “largest health

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Cancer Scam Finishes This Father’s Con Artist Streak

The latest cancer scam goes to an already accused fraud victim and father (Neil Jackson) when he used his son as bait, pleading to others that his son was either seriously ill or that he had died and cashing in

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Hobby Lobby Fined $3 Million Over Smuggled Artifacts

Hobby Lobby Stores have agreed to pay a $3 million federal fine and forfeit thousands of ancient Iraqi artifacts smuggled from the Middle East that the government alleges were intentionally mis-labled, according to the Federal prosecutors say . Prosecutors filed a

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Fyre Festival Organizer Billy McFarland Faces Fraud Charges

The man who was the main organizer of the failed Fyre Festival in the Bahamas earlier this year has been arrested by authorities and charged with wire fraud for allegedly bilking investors in his company, Fyre Media, which promoted the

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Tips to Avoid GoFundMe Scams

Your compassion and kind heart could set your emotions into next charity scam on GoFundMe. If you’ve heard of this site then you’re well aware that families and friends request financial help to those in need, whether it be a

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Police Warn Fake Kidnapping

Law enforcement is warning of a spread of a cruel scam: fake kidnapping. One family encountered this first-hand and explained how it unfolded to CBS News. Larry Lutes got the phone call while he was at work. He said a

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Home Depot, Menards Face Lawsuits

Home Depot and Menards are being accused of deceiving the buyers of four-by-four boards, the big brother to the ubiquitous two-by-four. The alleged deception: Menards and Home Depot market and sell the hefty lumber as four-by-fours without specifying that the boards actually

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Barclays Latest Fraud Charges

Barclays, has been charged by the British Serious Fraud Office, along with four of the bank’s former executives with conspiracy to commit fraud. The charges on Barclays came after a five-year investigation into the London-based lender’s fund-raising at the height of the

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