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- How to Survive a Medicaid Fraud Investigation
When Medicaid fraud investigators ask for an interview, remember this: Anything you say can and will be used against you in a court of law. The investigators are not there to help you. Their job is to develop evidence to prove you are guilty beyond a reasonable doubt.
- What Triggers a Medicare or Medicaid Billing Fraud Investigation?
Medicare and Medicaid billing mistakes can result in a fraud investigation with potentially serious consequences. You can be required to pay back up to three times the amount you were paid for improperly billed services. And, if the government believes the improper billing was intentional, you can face serious criminal charges, the loss of professional licenses, and exclusion from the Medicare and Medicaid programs.
- Expert Witness Describes how to Avoid Liar Buyer Fraud
Anti-fraud technology and procedure has failed to stop liar buyer fraud practices and processes against others, and because of this it is perpetuated through the years. There are methods that could reduce the losses caused by these actions, and expert witnesses are hired to explain both these and how the victims are owed damages to those that have caused economic and financial injury.
- Defending Against Identity Theft Charges in Florida
Florida has the highest reports of identity theft of all states. Due to the prevalence of the crime, prosecutors take this offense very seriously. If facing this charge, there are several important considerations to keep in mind.
- NYC Bureau of Fraud Investigation "Interviews" about Medicaid
A letter from the NYC Bureau of Fraud Investigation means that you are the target of a fraud investigation. How you respond to the letter can mean the difference between a minor inconvenience and criminal charges. You should get advice from an experienced Medicaid lawyer before you speak to the investigator. Anything you say to the investigator can and will be used against you.
- Avoiding Criminal Charges at the NYC Bureau of Fraud Investigation for Medicaid Fraud
Every year, hundreds of New Yorkers face criminal charges because they provided false information on their Medicaid application or re-certifications. Your case does not have to end this way. In fact, most Medicaid fraud investigations are settled with no criminal charges at all. The key is how you respond to the Medicaid fraud investigators.
- Yaz Settlement Recipients the Target of Green Dot Debit Card Scam
Claiming to be from a settlement center, con-artists tell Yaz victims to send money to receive their settlements back.
- New Credit Card Law Pits Texas against Merchants and Financial Companies
During the regular session, the Texas Legislature passed a law allowing merchants to ask to see a photo ID when processing a credit card or debit card transaction and to decline the transaction if the customer refuses. The law, which goes into effect January 1, may have placed the state of Texas on a collision course with merchants and financial institutions that issue credit cards, according to the Texas Tribune. The problem is that many financial institutions prohibit merchants from declining a transaction in their contracts. The position of these banks is that their contracts supersede the new law. The state of Texas, even though it does not require merchants to ask for ID, takes the opposite view. The matter may have to be settled through litigation.
- Preparing Yourself for an Examination Under Oath
In Wisconsin, when you file a fire loss claim, water damage claim, or other property damage claim against your insurance company, your insurance policy most likely allows your insurer to take your examination under oath. What is an examination under oath, and why would you have to attend one if you were filing an insurance claim?
- Do I Have a Right to Ask the Dealer for a CarFax Report Before I Sign?
When dealing with an auto dealership to purchase a vehicle, it may be possible to request a CarFax report. However, this may only be possible if the vehicle is registered and has a file with the website.