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Police Arrest Sgt. for EBT Card Fraud & Grand Theft with Inmate

Police arrested 47-year old Sgt. Joyce Houston after eavesdropping on several phone calls with inmate Rita Girven, who is the biological mother of Houston’s adopted daughter. Girven, who is eligible for food stamps using an EBT card, allowed Houston to purchase

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Store Manager Sentenced for Trafficking Food Stamps

If booze and cigarettes were a part of food stamps I think we all would be in trouble. Instead the former manager of J.G. Food Mart in San Antonio is the one in trouble and sentenced up to 20 years

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10 Ways to Detect a Financial Fraud or Investment Scheme

Frauds and schemes will be with us forever and once we raise our awareness about how these snake-oil salesmen operate, we will be less likely to fall for the Bernie Madoff’s and Charles Ponzi’s. Here are 10 ways to reduce

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Fraud Prevention: Are Credit Card Companies Getting Carried Away?

  I am wondering if we cannot see the wolf in sheep’s clothing we are allowing into our lives under the guise that “this technology is here to keep you safe” when in reality this technology is here to keep

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Cash Scam with Pastors as Patsies in Texas

Police say North Texas pastors are victims of scam Posted: Saturday, August 24, 2013 2:55 pm | Updated: 6:02 am, Sun Aug 25, 2013. Associated Press Several North Texas pastors have been the victims of a scam in which a man uses a

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Duke Energy Debit Card Scam Alert

  Monday Duke Energy issued the following press release to warn their customers about a scam affecting many households. It is in its entirety so you can learn how the scam works so you may protect yourself from victimization.  

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Credit Card Fraud Losses Goes Multi-Billion in 2012

Curated from the Fort Mills Times Global Credit, Debit, and Prepaid Card Fraud Losses Reach $11.27 Billion in 2012 Up 14.6% Over 2011 According to The Nilson Report CARPINTERIA, Calif. — Issuers, merchants, and acquirers of credit, debit, and prepaid

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Frauds Making Criminals Millionaires with Credit

From Memento– Prepaid Credit Card Fraud Makes Criminals Millionaires May 29, 2013 by Paul McCormack Total Loss: $45 Million computersecurityBy now, I’m sure you’ve seen the headlines and read the details about the multi-million dollar global cyberheist. Yet again, cybercriminals

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