fraud

As unemployment fraud spreads, Washington state recovers $300M

by • 5 months ago

Adjustments to screening techniques are driving down phony claims, Washington officials say. But in other states, illegitimate claims clog systems already overburdened.

Washington state says unemployment system lost 'millions of dollars' to fraud

by • 5 months ago

The head of the Washington Employment Security Department said the scheme, which appears to have originated in Nigeria, could delay payments to legitimate filers.

California's deadly wildfires present opportunity for email scammers

by • 2 years ago

The gift card schemes are very low-tech, but they take advantage of people's sympathies after a deadly natural disaster, an email security consultant says.

Here are the top 10 states for cybercrimes in 2017

by • 2 years ago

The FBI's annual report shows where hackers are hitting the U.S. hardest, and that ransomware only accounts for a fraction of the damage.

Minnesota judge approves 'unusual' Google dragnet warrant

by • 4 years ago

If the search giant complies, it would have 'chilling' implications for the future of privacy, one expert says.

Data analytics saved Illinois $22M on healthcare fraud

by • 4 years ago

Savings millions is just the beginning for a state IT office seeking to generate a complete view of each citizen's unique life.

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