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New app allows you to get tax refunds quicker, report fraud: But some think the app itself could be another way for fraud to occur. “Fraud is rampant and I just think it's another way for people to try and take your identity, try to steal your money," Hoban said. But officials tell WAAY 31 the app is highly secure and recognizes your face when you open it, so only you …: Google Alert – Fraud

Arkansas lawmaker pleads guilty to wire fraud, money laundering: The FBI executed a search warrant against Files in August in relation to violation of federal wire fraud and money laundering laws, according to federal court records. An affidavit states Files put to his own use more than $ 25,000 in state General Improvement Fund money he had obtained for the defunct …: Google Alert – Fraud

Feds: Accountant helped ex-state Sen. Brian Joyce commit tax fraud: A onetime business partner of former state Sen. Brian A. Joyce was arrested today on federal charges he conspired to defraud the IRS out of hundreds of thousands of dollars while helping Joyce file false tax returns for years. A grand jury returned the indictments against certified public accountant John …: Google Alert – Fraud

Eighth State Quietly Quit Free Anti-Voter-Fraud Program Citing Security Concerns and 'Unreliable …: This error rate means a lot of work for the states participating in Crosscheck to identify voter fraud—it's akin finding a proverbial needle in a haystack. Further, relying on the data increases odds that legitimately registered voters will be mistakenly purged from voter rolls—particularly if no additional steps …: Google Alert – Fraud

Missouri Man Pleads Guilty to Social Security Disability Fraud: From the U.S. Attorney's Office, Western District of Missouri: SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – Timothy A. Garrison, United States Attorney for the Western District of Missouri, announced that a Nevada, Mo., pastor pleaded guilty in federal court today to fraudulently receiving more than $ 90,000 in Social Security …: Google Alert – Fraud

High risk of fraud- Name on the credit card not the same name on order: Hey there, I received an order yesterday from Indonesia that is considered high risk fraud according to shopify: Characteristics of this order are similar to fraudulent orders observed in the past. Card Verification Value (CVV) is correct. Billing street address doesn't match credit card's registered address.: Google Alert – Fraud

Why Tim Duncan's Fraud Case is Your Problem Too: The retired San Antonio Spurs basketball star was fleeced of $ 20 million by his former financial advisor, Charles Banks, who is currently serving a four-year prison sentence for fraud. Banks is back in the news because of another chapter in the case: Duncan has agreed to a $ 7.5-million settlement.: Google Alert – Fraud

Alleged victims of FourWinds fraud scheme take the stand: Uresti has been indicted by a federal grand jury on wire fraud, money laundering, and bribery charges. Part of the indictment alleges Uresti and two other defendants developed an investment Ponzi scheme to market hydraulic fracturing (fracking) sand for oil production. They're accused of making false …: Google Alert – Fraud

Former US Rep. Corrine Brown reports to federal prison for fraud: COLEMAN — Former U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown has begun serving a five-year federal sentence for her part in a fraud scheme that helped end her long career. The Florida Times-Union reports that Brown surrendered Monday at a minimum-security camp at the Coleman Federal Correction Complex in …: Google Alert – Fraud

French fraud squad to probe Nutella promotion that sparked Black Friday-style riots: Authorities in France are to probe a Nutella promotion that sparked Black Friday-style riots in supermarkets across France to see if it broke the country's strict consumer laws. Last week, Intermarché supermarkets offered a 70 per cent discount on 950g pots of the popular chocolate and hazelnut spread, …: Google Alert – Fraud