Every year, Medicaid loses more money to waste and fraud than the GDP of a small country. That’s among the takeaways from a new report from the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. The healthcare program for the poor made more than $86 billion in “improper payments” this year. That’s one-fifth of its total
[Editor’s note: Dave Taylor has been writing about computers, scams, and new products for a number of years. His website is Ask Dave Taylor . We will be featuring his articles every week, with his permission.] “Pretty nice, I got an email saying that I’ve won a $1000 gift card from PayPal. I’m afraid to
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Former Insurance Agent Sentenced To 2.5 Years In Prison For Stealing Insurance Premiums From Customers
Following an Arizona Department of Insurance and Financial Institutions (DIFI) Fraud Unit investigation, on November 16, 2020, Rosita Johns, 47, of Buckeye, Arizona was sentenced in Maricopa County Superior Court to 2.5 years in prison and four years probation for committing fraudulent schemes and forgery. The Arizona Attorney General’s Office was the prosecuting agency. Ms.
As essential service providers, utility companies are committed to educating the customers we serve about the latest scam tactics being used to target them. Sadly, while many types of scams occurred before the pandemic, scammers now are trying to take advantage of the COVID-19 crisis and the financial challenges that many customers are facing. Here
At the end of April 2020 the Prescott Police Department responded to a report of Sexual Assault that occurred within the City of Prescott. An adult female victim reported being sexually assaulted by 39 year old John Hoyt Fullen at his Prescott residence. During the course of the investigation it was learned that the suspect