Fraud

Dr. Mohammad Nassery (WBZ-TV)

Hyannis Doctor Indicted For Illegally Prescribing Oxycodone, Defrauding MassHealth

A doctor on the Cape has been indicted for illegally prescribing Oxycodone and defrauding the state’s Medicaid program.

05/18/2015

Joanna Leigh. (WBZ-TV)

Woman Charged With Defrauding One Fund: ‘This Is Like A Witch Hunt’

A woman charged with defrauding the One Fund said she hasn’t done anything wrong and claims she’s the target of a “witch hunt.”

03/27/2015

Tax refund checks (WBZ-TV)

Foxboro Residents Targeted In Tax Return Scam

Hackers are getting a hold of Social Security numbers and filing fraudulent tax returns.

03/26/2015

Joanna Leigh. (WBZ-TV)

Boston Woman Who Claimed To Be Bombing Victim Indicted For Fraud

A Jamaica Plain woman who claimed to be a Boston Marathon bombing victim has been indicted for fraud.

03/26/2015

Edward Scigliano of Kingston. (Image Credit: bostonfirehistory.org)

Boston Fire Department District Chief Indicted For Fraud, Larceny

A Boston Fire Department district chief was indicted Thursday on charges related to schemes he allegedly used to profit from vendors.

11/13/2014

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How To Effectively Deal With Scammers

Here are some guidelines from the FTC when dealing with a possible scammer on the phone. My advice is to just hang up or not even take the call.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–10/28/2014

File image (Credit: iStockphoto)

Feds: Haverhill Woman Stole $1 Million From Employer; Bought Cruise Tickets, Vintage Cars

A Haverhill woman was indicted on wire fraud charges this week, accused of stealing close to $1 million from a Massachusetts-based information technology staffing company.

05/31/2014

(WBZ-TV)

Wings Network Charged With Fraud In Mass.

The Secretary of State’s office has filed fraud charges against three people who ran Wings Network, offering get-rich-quick internet products.

05/15/2014

Taxes, IRS, Tax Return

Tax Scams And Fraud To Avoid

The IRS does not send unsolicited emails about a person’s tax account or ask for detailed personal and financial information.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–02/20/2014

Target fraud suspects in Concord, NH (WBZ-TV)

Man, Woman Sought In Target Credit Card Fraud In Concord, NH

Police say a man and woman tried to buy a pair of $1000 gift cards at a Target in Concord, New Hampshire using bogus credit cards.

01/22/2014

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