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Prevention Resources

These are fraud summaries, each describing how each fraud is executed.

This data is a resource you can review to avoid getting caught up in a fraud event.

You may already know some of them. A well-informed person is a well-armed person.

“Godfather of Payday Lending” sentenced to prison for multiple frauds.

A man from Jenkintown will serve 37 months in prison for a racketeering scheme. The operator of the scheme was Adrian Rubin who conned victims with a payday lending business. This business was fraudulent and "violated the usury laws of Pennsylvania,” states US attorney, Zane David Memeger. Between 1998 and 2012 Rubin gave victims short term loans known as [...]

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More than just words…or lose these two words for a higher quality of life!

  Where I come from, using what’s generally referred to as “foul” language or swearing is normal, so much so that one of my childhood memories is as I was leaving Church one Sunday morning commenting, “I’m (expletive) glad that’s over” to which my Aunt coming from behind articulated herself with a cuff on my ear; “mind your (expletive) language”! [...]

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Arizona fraudster blames opioid addictions for his telemarketing scams against the elderly.

In July 2018, Kyle Dennis received 7.5 years in prison for a telemarketing scam. This particular scam targeted the elderly. Dennis said that the reason behind his scam was his addiction to opioids. He also claimed that he used the scam to fund other personal expenses. Dennis operated the telemarketing scheme through Red Mountain Holding Company and Internet Advertisement [...]

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Salt Lake City fraud recidivist gets 7 year prison sentence for $9m Telemarketing scam.

In July 2018, a career criminal from Utah received an additional seven year prison sentence. This time for a telemarketing scam. The perpetraitor, Chad Gettel, created a scam that affected more than 10,000 people. According to prosecutors, these victims suffered losses of about $9 million. Gettel was already serving prison time for a mortgage fraud crime from 2015. His [...]

Elderly Dutch couple arrested for $47 million tax fraud exposed by Panama Papers.

Dutch authorities arrested an elderly couple in October 2017. The names of the perpetraitors are Herman van O and Chun L . Tax fraud, money laundering, forgery and illegal banking were the reasons behind the couple's arrest. Their crimes involved over €41 million (about $47 million) total. The arrest occurred at the couple's home in Limburgh, Netherlands. The investigations [...]

Italian fugitive from justice and tax fraudster arrested in Ukraine after three years on the run.

Black Sea Port police in Ukraine arrested Giuseppe Donaldo Nicosia in 2017. Nicosia is an Italian fugitive who was on the run for three years. He was on the run for stealing money and tax fraud. His crimes came to light during the Panama Papers scandal of 2016. This scandal revealed how many wealthy people commit tax fraud. Over [...]

Fake news! Soccer star Lionel Messi “sentenced” to prison for tax fraud. Real news: He then gets off with a fine.

A Spanish court convicted soccer star, Lionel Messi of tax fraud in 2016. His conviction came after the release of the Panama Papers in the Spring of 2016. The Panama Papers are documents that were stolen and leaked to the public. The contents of these documents became a global scandal because it revealed financial secrets of some of the [...]

Innocent people actually use offshore banking for honest reasons and here’s how.

Romania's richest man, Ion Tiriac, appeared on documents released in the Panama Papers scandal in 2016. The Panama Papers revealed how wealthy people around the world hid money to avoid paying taxes. Until 2016, these people successfully hid their money in offshore bank accounts. This strategy made it difficult to locate funds and assisted a lot of billionaires in [...]

President of Chilean anti-corruption group resigns after Panama Papers scandal exposes financial skulduggery.

The President of an anti-corruption branch in Chile has stepped down. His name is Gonzalo Delaveau. Delaveau was the President of the Chilean branch of Transparency International. He resigned after the Panama Papers scandal. This scandal made over 11 million documents of confidential information public. The Panama Papers are documents that show how the wealthy evaded taxes. They did [...]

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