SMiShing Scams: The New Danger

SMiShing Scams: The New Danger

by Leslie Freeland, March 9, 2019

Text Messaging Gone Bad. Scams can come in several sneaky ways — hopefully you’re familiar with the phone call and email phishing scams. Now, the newest con is via text message (aka SMS), and this type of scam is known as SMiShing. Hook, line and sinker. Definitions. Phishing: Pronounced like … Continue reading

Common Workers’ Comp Fraud Tactics

Common Workers’ Comp Fraud Tactics

by Leslie Freeland, February 12, 2019

Fake claims. The old is new. Prolonged treatments. Workers’ comp insurance is a way for employers to protect their employees who get hurt while working on the job. You may or may not have heard the term “worker’s comp” before, but you’ve most likely heard of people getting caught committing … Continue reading

Insurance Fraud Hall of Shame Inductees of 2018

Insurance Fraud Hall of Shame Inductees of 2018

by Leslie Freeland, January 26, 2019

In 2018, there were quite a few notable examples of insurance fraud cases. And the most notorious ones actually make the Coalition Against Insurance Fraud’s “Insurance Fraud Hall of Shame“! Every year, the Coalition Against Insurance Fraud chooses the worst scammers for their Hall of Shame, and last year’s 9 inductees … Continue reading

4 Quick Ways to Spot Email Scams

4 Quick Ways to Spot Email Scams

by Leslie Freeland, December 26, 2018

Do you get email? Then you are getting email scams. Hopefully this type of email is ending up in your junk or spam email folder, but just in case a few email scams are making their way into your main inbox, here are some tips to recognize and avoid them. … Continue reading

Scammers and the Christmas Toy Craze

Scammers and the Christmas Toy Craze

by Leslie Freeland, December 11, 2018

 Don’t Get Scammed by the Toy Hype. Every year leading up to the holiday season, the press starts to publish their “top toys for Christmas” lists. From the craze for Cabbage Patch Kids in the ‘80s to the Hatchimals of 2016, there’s sure to be one toy that’s at the … Continue reading

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