Posts tagged with: Fraud

A panel discussion will address school district risks and how to use digital forensics to respond and investigate incidents Fraud, misconduct, sexual harassment, cyberbullying, and data security breaches are just a few of the significant risks facing school districts in...
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The insurance company asked Jim to send them a photo of the “stolen” watch and Jim complied. The photo, taken with a Samsung smartphone by one of Jim’s friends, showed a smiling Jim wearing the beautiful flashy Rolex. Nice watch, Jim. So...
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Tax Season Creates a Spike in These Catastrophic Incidents The Background Your HR Director walks into your office: her face ashen, her voice trembling. Earlier that day, she received an email from the company CFO asking her to email all...
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More Bad News…Your Loss From Phishing Fraud May Not Be Covered By Insurance Phishing scams are not new, but losses from these social engineering ploys are increasing dramatically as the fraudsters become more convincing in their techniques.  Indeed, this was...
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The “trusted insider” remains the most significant threat to company networks The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced last week that Dariusz J. Prugar, age 32, of Syracuse, New York, was convicted after a week-long...
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Businesses are increasingly targeted by phone porting scams Much has been written and reported about the risk of mobile phone “Porting” and related financial scams against consumers.  A 90-year-old grandfather, for example, recently had his identity stolen by a fraudulent...
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Engineer’s Guilty Plea for Deleting Text Messages Stands Out in a Series of Not Guilty Findings In the months following the 2010 BP Deepwater Horizon oil rig disaster, 52 criminal counts were filed against 5 men that prosecutors believed were...
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State of Vermont Division of Emergency Management and Homeland Security and CRA Selects Team Consisting of Experts from 4Discovery and CES In today’s world, the critical evidence required to investigate criminal or terrorist activity is increasingly found on laptops, tablets,...
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His Crime?  Deleting His Browser History After pleading guilty to obstruction of justice in March, the friend of Boston Marathon bombers, Khairullozhon Matanov, was sentenced last week to 30 months in prison.  His crime?  “Destroying, altering, and falsifying records, documents,...
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Photos from Social Media & Websites Play Prominent Role in Ex-Cops, Firefighter’s Disability Fraud Case in New York [1] In our business, we often witness people engaged in the most stupid, repulsive, and often illegal activity.  Rarely has this fact...
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