Biometrics and Authentication – A new world of possibilities

This article was written by Sacha Breite, head of future payments at SIX Payment Services. It originally appeared here on July 20, 2015. The search for a common, international standard of payment authentication is in full flow. Governments, retailers, banks and (not least) consumers are all eager to find a means of confirming someone’s identity … More Biometrics and Authentication – A new world of possibilities

Using Link Analysis to untangle fraud webs

Posted by Douglas Wood, Editor. NOTE: This article originally appeared HERE by Jane Antonio. I think it’s a great read… Link analysis has become an important technique for discovering hidden relationships involved in healthcare fraud. An excellent online source, FierceHealthPayer:AntiFraud, recently spoke to Vincent Boyd Bryant about the value of this tool for payer special … More Using Link Analysis to untangle fraud webs

Robbing the Casket, What Happens In Vegas, and Railroad Ripoffs: Selected Financial Crimes Snapshot 12/21/2013

To all of our readers… Have a great Christmas season and see you in 2014! Posted by Douglas Wood, Editor.  http://www.linkedin.com/in/dougwood Another case of worker’s compensation premium fraud. You may recall my previous post on this subject. It’s worth reading. http://manasquan.patch.com/groups/police-and-fire/p/owner-of-wallbased-roofing-company-indicted-for-fraud-and-theft You’ve heard of robbing the cradle. This is robbing the casket, I suppose… http://www.13abc.com/story/24279926/funeral-home-owner-charged-with-theft-fraudMore Robbing the Casket, What Happens In Vegas, and Railroad Ripoffs: Selected Financial Crimes Snapshot 12/21/2013

Death Deterrents, Texas Teeth, and ‘The Big Easy’ Money – Selected Financial Crimes Snapshot 11/07/2013

Posted by Douglas Wood, Editor.  http://www.linkedin.com/in/dougwood Chinese woman sentenced to death for fraud. Ouch. That’s definitely a deterrent… http://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/chinese-woman-sentenced-death-200m-fraud-20785445 70 year old Orthodontist sentenced to two years. Fraud laws in Texas have some real teeth in them… http://www.kfdm.com/shared/news/top-stories/stories/kfdm_vid_7425.shtml Think they’ll throw the (school) book at her?… http://www.philly.com/philly/news/local/20131107_Charter_school_founder_s_fraud_trial_gets_underway.html New Orleans cops charged. To Protect and Serve (themselves)… … More Death Deterrents, Texas Teeth, and ‘The Big Easy’ Money – Selected Financial Crimes Snapshot 11/07/2013

Psychics, Housewives, and Weekends with Bernie – Selected Financial Crimes Snapshot 9/26/2013

Posted by Douglas Wood, Editor.  http://www.linkedin.com/in/dougwood Florida psychic found guilty of fraud. You think she’d have seen this coming, no?… http://www.sun-sentinel.com/news/local/crime/fl-rose-marks-verdict-20130926,0,4382976.story?page=2 Madoff accountant could be spending more than just weekends with Bernie… http://www.stamfordadvocate.com/news/article/Greenwich-man-faces-federal-charges-in-Madoff-4847586.php Real Housewife in Real Trouble.  Teresa Giudice talks about fraud charges… http://radaronline.com/exclusives/2013/09/teresa-giudice-fraud-charges-crying-andy-cohen/ Medicare fraud trouble in Fargo? Aw geez. Where’s Marge Gunderson … More Psychics, Housewives, and Weekends with Bernie – Selected Financial Crimes Snapshot 9/26/2013

Prayers, Caregivers, and Breaking Bad – Selected Financial Crimes Snapshot 9/18/2013

Posted by Douglas Wood, Editor.  http://www.linkedin.com/in/dougwood Does KYC mean Know Your Caregiver? http://onlineathens.com/breaking-news/2013-09-18/savannah-woman-sentenced-51-months-federal-prison-embezzling-71k-elderly Another great example of the need for systematic 314(b) programs? http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/suburbs/joliet_romeoville/ct-tl-0926-sw-joliet-financial-crime-20130918,0,464668.story Breaking Bad?  Financial Crimes Investigator indicted for fraud. http://www.timesofisrael.com/senior-financial-crimes-investigator-indicted-for-fraud-theft/ Holy Fraud Scheme!  Better say their prayers. http://greece.greekreporter.com/2013/09/16/sdoe-reveals-monastery-fraud/ Posted by Douglas G. Wood. Click on ABOUT for more information.