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Justice Department releases efforts to fight pandemic fraud to date

  • 474 charged so far; attempts to obtain $569 million
  • 120 charged with PPP fraud
  • Have seized $580 million in EDIL loan fraud
  • Arrested 140 people for unemployment fraud; use stolen identities; much of this by international organized crime groups
  • Also done dozens of cases against bogus treatments or cures, PPE issues, and has taken down hundreds of fraudulent websites

Joint US/Canadian Crackdown on Grandparent Scams

Virus Benefit Theft

Studies I’ve done for BBB can all be found here. Here are links to some of the study topics: puppy fraud, tech support fraud, romance fraud money mules, apartment rental, crooked movers, government imposters, online vehicle sale scams, rental fraud and gift cards.

Full report here