Tag Archives: fraud

Flood cars: How to avoid purchasing a washed-up vehicle

Tips for spotting auto fraud The facts about flooded cars Like other natural disasters, floods can create enormous damage to properties and vehicles. Flood vehicles offer a tempting opportunity for criminals to defraud unsuspecting consumers.…

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Identity Theft and Cybercrime

THE SCOPE OF IDENTITY THEFT The 2016 Identity Fraud Study, released by Javelin Strategy & Research, found that $15 billion was stolen from 13.1 million U.S. consumers in 2015, compared with $16 billion and 12.7…

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Insurance Fraud

AUGUST 2013 Property/casualty insurance fraud amounts to about $32 billion a year, according to industry estimates. Questionable insurance claims rose by 16 percent from 100,201 in 2011 to 116,171 in 2012, according to the National…

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Disaster Victims Beware: Crooked Contractors: Podcast

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