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Financial Schemes

Doctors and Nurses Charged In $429 Million Fake Billing Scheme

AP | PETE YOST | Posted 10.05.2012 | Money

WASHINGTON -- A federal strike force has charged 91 people, including doctors and nurses, in seven cities with Medicare fraud schemes involving $429 m...

Avoiding Unethical Attorneys

Shawna Vercher | Posted 10.22.2011 | Business
Shawna Vercher

As the economy continues its path of decline, two things are increasing -- law suits and crooked schemes. What happens when both of these collide and attorneys are the culprit?

Madoff-Type Schemes Proliferating On YouTube

Los Angeles Times | David Colker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Here come the mini-Madoffs. The Better Business Bureau warned today about a proliferation of what appear to be Ponzi schemes on YouTube....

Fraud as a Competitive Sport

B. Jeffrey Madoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
B. Jeffrey Madoff

Bernie Madoff set the standard that all financial schemes will be measured against. Fraud has become a competitive sport, and you've got to steal on a major scale to get any respect in the press.