In California, scammers stole $ 3,1 million from the Medicare program

A Southern California resident pleaded guilty April 3 to filing false Medicare enrollment forms. The scammers then submitted over $3,1 million in improper claims to Medicare, according to the US Department of Justice. According to court documents, Karen Sargsyan, also known as Kevin Sargsyan,…

How criminals steal our money: three schemes used by street thieves in the USA

Daily routine activities, such as going to an ATM or gas station, can become the scene of minor offenses. But they cause big headaches and financial losses, according to Yahoo. Someone is watching a client of a bank or shopping center, buried in the phone. Or gives...

A Florida company implanted fake medical devices in people that did nothing and charged thousands of dollars for it.

The former CEO of Stimwave LLC has been charged with creating and selling a fake medical component that was implanted in patients. This is stated on the official website of the US Department of Justice. The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and…

Retirees in the US are being scammed with Walmart gift cards: how the scheme works

Walmart has identified and frozen almost $4 million worth of gift cards that were purchased by thousands of predominantly elderly victims due to fraudulent deception, according to court records and the company, CNBC reports. The U.S. Department of Justice, having received a notice from Walmart, recently confiscated this money through the federal…

The desire to save a child can turn into a waste of money: a dangerous new scam is spreading on Facebook

Social media users are being warned to be careful with Facebook posts about missing children. Internet watchers say this is the work of scammers trying to steal money. The New York Post writes about it. Reports of a missing boy named Tyler have been circulating in…

US Post asks not to throw letters into blue boxes during the holiday season: what is the reason

The United States Postal Service (USPS) is asking Americans not to use blue mailboxes, especially in the next few months. You should not send by mail not only postcards, but also gift cards, money, and checks. More details about the reasons told the publication Lifehacker. Day by day for…

Fake fines and car scams: how scammers can use your car to get money

Parking lots can be unsafe places. Beyond an unattended shopping cart in your blind spot, there are more nasty risks. How to protect yourself in the parking lot, according to Yahoo. To be safe in the car, you should always pay attention to the fact that…

Scams are getting smarter: 12 ways scammers can trick us on Amazon

Amazon seems like a very convenient way to shop, but it's also becoming increasingly insecure. According to a Federal Trade Commission (FTC) report, Amazon scams are on the rise. The Clark edition told more about the scammers. The FTC says: “From July 2020…

From obvious to very cunning schemes: how scammers in the USA swindle money from us

Every year, millions of people fall victim to money transfer scams. The Finder edition told what you should pay attention to so that your money is safe. The most common money transfer scams always involve at least one of: a request from a person,…

They charged water and treated them on TV: how did folk healers attract Soviet citizens

In the 1980s, traditional healers were very popular among the citizens of the USSR. They achieved incredible success, the programs with their participation were watched by whole families. Today it may seem ridiculous, but in those years such personalities as Alan Chumak, Anatoly Kashpirovsky and others were ...

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