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A Turkey Election and a Day Full o' Turkey!

Susie Sampson | Posted 01.21.2013 | Comedy
Susie Sampson

I am still tryin' to recover from the sad election results. But I've managed to finally get out of bed and get back to doin' what I do best... reportin' on breakin' news!

Every American Needs to Watch The Warning on Netflix if They Want the Truth about the Financial Collapse

Lloyd Chapman | Posted 01.15.2013 | Politics
Lloyd Chapman

You have to see this film. It tells about how Brooksley Born, the chair of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) during the Clinton administration, saw, very clearly, the impending disaster on Wall Street and in the financial markets.

Why I Choose Not to Play Criminal Pursuit

Lisa Arends | Posted 01.14.2013 | Divorce
Lisa Arends

Although the laws vary from state to state, one thing is abundantly clear -- it is difficult to tease out financial responsibility from a collapsing partnership.

Leukemia Hoax May Not Violate Law, Prosecutor Says

AP | Posted 01.15.2013 | Denver

By ASSOCIATED PRESS GYPSUM, Colo. -- The story began circulating in October: A boy with leukemia had moved with his family to spend his final days ...

How To Spot A Liar

Pamela Meyer | Posted 01.09.2013 | TED Weekends
Pamela Meyer

2012-11-09-TEDmeyerpullEspecially when it comes to perpetrating crime and enabling malice, we live in an age when lying and deceit are increasingly tolerated, and not necessarily the exception. High-stakes lying is out of control.

Tom Hanks' Money Trouble

AP | ROBERT JABLON | Posted 01.08.2013 | Money

LOS ANGELES — A Southern California insurance broker pleaded not guilty Wednesday to allegations he overcharged Tom Hanks, the former guitarist ...

Leukemia Hoax Stuns Town

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 11.06.2012 | Denver

It made for a touching story. His name was Alex, he was 9, and he was dying of leukemia. He moved to Gypsum, Colo., to spend his final days and root f...

Why Vote Fraud Is Possible and What To Do About It

Cynthia Boaz | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Cynthia Boaz

The consensus is that this presidential election may all come down to Ohio and a few other "swing" states, as it did in 2000 and 2004. If there are any voting irregularities to be found this time around, Ohio will be the place to look first.

Call It Democracy 2012: An Electoral Storm

Matt Kohn | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Matt Kohn

There is no better time than the present for American citizens to take a look at the history of presidential elections through the lens of the Electoral College.

The Ins and Outs of E-Payments

Jason Alderman | Posted 12.31.2012 | Money
Jason Alderman

Like most people, you're probably performing many more financial transactions electronically. But it doesn't mean electronic transactions are risk-free.

The Latest Skinny From SIGIR

David Isenberg | Posted 12.31.2012 | Business
David Isenberg

Yesterday the Special Inspector General for Iraq Reconstruction released its latest quarterly report. Here are some of the important takeaways regard...

Idaho Woman Who Allegedly Faked Daughter's Cancer Now Charged With Faking Pregnancy

Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 10.30.2012 | Crime

An Idaho woman already in hot water for falsely claiming her daughter had cancer, allegedly took her deceit a step further by faking a pregnancy for f...

The Trolls Among Us: Should We Protect the Anonymity of Internet Trolls? (WATCH)

HuffPost Live | Posted 10.25.2012 | Crime

The Internet provides us with a platform for freedom of speech, but with that freedom comes a lot of trolls. That doesn't just mean putting up with an...

Report: Inmates Rake In $2 Million In Unemployment Benefits

Posted 10.11.2012 | Chicago

The Illinois Department of Employment Security on Wednesday announced it had compiled data indicating more than 1,100 people have fraudulently collect...

WATCH: Feeling Like A Fraud? Fearlessly Embrace And Own All The Good!

Terri Cole | Posted 12.09.2012 | Healthy Living
Terri Cole

Have you ever thought: They made a mistake and actually confused me with someone else much more qualified? Or had the feeling that even if they meant you, it will only be a matter of time before they realize you are a fraud?

Finally, One Tiny Financial Crisis Arrest

The Huffington Post | Mark Gongloff | Posted 09.27.2012 | Business

Thing One: Scapegoat Snagged: It appears we may have at long last found a patsy for the financial crisis. Kareem Serageldin, former head of structu...

Threatened With Jail For Bouncing $48 Check To Walmart

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 09.18.2012 | Business

Debt collectors and district attorneys are teaming up to bully bad-check writers into paying their debt, including a California woman who bounced a $4...

Science Fraud and Misconduct: The Threat to Science

Paul Raeburn | Posted 11.17.2012 | Science
Paul Raeburn

A 3,000-word story by Alok Jha in The Guardian is a stark examination of how seriously fraud and misconduct are threatening the scientific enterprise.

Fraud: The Scourge of the Daily Deals Industry

Phil McDonnell | Posted 11.12.2012 | Business
Phil McDonnell

While the media focuses almost exclusively on what's wrong with the daily deals industry, there has been an overwhelming silence about what can be done to make daily deals more attractive to businesses and customers.

Wrecking Ball Needed at SEC

Nancy K. Humphreys | Posted 11.12.2012 | Business
Nancy K. Humphreys

Remember the final phrase of the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag of America - "...justice for all"? Let the SEC go after businessmen, bankers, CEOs, CIOs, and others in positions of responsibility when fraud is uncovered at their organizations -- regardless of what they claim their "intentions" were.

Disgraced CEO's Son: My Father Will 'Endure The Consequences Of His Actions'

Reuters | Posted 11.12.2012 | Business

* Wasendorf was arrested in July, firm is in bankruptcy * Wasendorf's lawyer asks judge to release him to pastor * Recei...

How Difficult Should It Be to Prove Fraud?

Brad Reid | Posted 11.06.2012 | Business
Brad Reid

What would be the implications if proving fraud ignored the state of mind of the actor? Would there be less innovation and economic activity due to fear of the consequences if the transaction produced a loss? Should society punish innocent mistakes?

Brooklyn Is Behind the Times in Fighting Identity Theft and Cybercrime

Abe George | Posted 10.27.2012 | New York
Abe George

We need to be concerned that without a dedicated identity theft unit, the Brooklyn DA is failing to arm his prosecutors with the most effective and advanced tools to take on the most widespread crimes of a modern age.

Pair Sentenced In $50 Million Banking Conspiracy

AP | Posted 02.13.2014 | Money

A federal judge on Monday sentenced two men to decades in prison for their roles in a $50 million bank fraud conspiracy that authorities say spanned s...

The Power of 'Greed'

Stacy Keach | Posted 10.13.2012 | TV
Stacy Keach

Our shows document the stories of fraudsters at large, on the run, who have evaded the authorities. There is a reward offered for information leading to their arrest and conviction. Hopefully, we will be able to apprehend one of them as the result of exposing them.