http://www.thinkadvisor.com/2015/09/08/sec-fines-bankrate-15m-for-accounting-fraud

Accounting 202: Fraud in the Corporate World and at Beltone

Corporate management fraud ranks among the FBI’s highest criminal priorities. So concluded last week’s post on the Beltone accounting fraud.  Sad to say, large-scale corporate fraud is thriving in the healthcare sector, on a scale that dwarfs the paltry $22M (US) Beltone write-down by GN Resound. In the US alone, the FBI ended 2011 in pursuit of 726…

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Beltone and GN Store Nord: What Kind of Fraud Was It?

The fraud was corporate, it was accounting, it was deliberate, it was a single rogue operator, it was well hidden, it wasn’t cash, it was US only, it was complicated, it was intelligent, it was  “irritating noise.” And now it’s officially over.  As they say in the US, Fuhgeddaboudit. That’s the party line taken in…

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Healthcare Fraud, A Fun Summer Beach Read

Everybody needs a break, even bloggers and those who read them.  The lazy days of summer call for beach reads, not blogs.  Writers like Carl Hiassen–himself a prolific columnist for the Miami Herald— know this and churn out hilarious, diverting books for the beach. Mr. Hiassen writes darkly comedic crime novels in which weirdly bad…

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Audiologists Gone Wild. A PG13 Post.

Shhhh.  This is a test.  Last week’s post described high-level healthcare fraud by its defining characteristics and discussed Audiologists’ healthcare fraud exposure at the end.  Readership was not high compared to the Zombie post that preceded it. Two hypotheses are put forth to explain observed differences in Audiologists’ reading preferences: H1:   Audiologists are way too…

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Wrong Again: White Coat Fraud and Government Regulation Take It Out to the Parking Lot

 Hearing Economics is juggling several series right now, including one on regulation of professional practices and another on professional theft and fraud.  They’re running in parallel as a reminder that theft is not only immoral and unethical, it’s powerfully destructive.  Innovative, over-the-top frauds can influence Government policy and spending at least as much as powerful…

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