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A Look at the Growing Issue of Medical Identity Theft- Scott Ward – Fraud Talk – Episode 119

A Look at the Growing Issue of Medical Identity Theft- Scott Ward – Fraud Talk – Episode 119

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April 27, 2022 While victims of traditional identity theft often catch it quickly, victims of medical identity theft may not know they are victims until they need critical medical treatment. In this episode, Scott Ward, CFE, senior vice president at Qlarant, discusses the insidious nature of medical identity theft, the impact it has on its victims and what people and governments can do to help combat it. SOURCE: Fraud Talk Podcast - A Publication of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
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Member Spotlight: Paul McCormack, CFE

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Paul McCormack, CFE, began his career in anti-fraud as a forensic accountant and after gaining a wealth of experience, he made the leap and started his own freelance writing business in the fraud and compliance space. Paul has written for countless publications and companies throughout the industry, including Fraud Magazine.How did you become passionate about fighting fraud?My career as an anti-fraud professional happened by accident. In my first job as a forensic accountant, I traveled a great deal and became interested in the airline industry. When I contacted a headhunter who worked with Delta, the only role she had available was a project manager in charge of fraud investigations. Initially, I turned down the chance to interview for the role as the fraud cases I had worked on as a…
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Is This Recruiter a Scammer? Red Flags to Look Out for During the Great Resignation

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Rihonna ScogginsACFE Community ManagerIn the past year, record numbers of employees have been quitting their jobs, and sometimes leaving entire industries. With so much turmoil in the job market, it comes as no surprise that fraudsters are pouncing. Career scammers are targeting job seekers using LinkedIn to reach out with fake offers and requesting personal information. The message may look like it’s coming from a legitimate company — but its origin is much more sinister. These scammers are attempting to steal your information and money. The fraudsters are using the same tactics as other phishing scams, but this time it's disguised as a job offer. The messages may come from fake profiles with few connections or look similar to real company accounts. The job offers sometimes include details about the…
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