Fraud is defined as the "wrongful or criminal deception intended to result in financial or personal gain". And just like there are many different people looking to deceive others for personal profit, there are MANY different types of fraud.
Over the past decade we have covered dozens of cases and worked with multiple clients in defending them from fraud charges. Here are a few of those cases.
As you can see from the articles below fraud comes in many different forms. It can be a simple as stealing resources for personal use to giving false information to government officials for personal profit. Here are just a few fraud news articles from Oklahoma.
Health Care Fraud
Health care fraud comes in many different forms. Sometimes it's individuals trying to scam the system. Other times it might be doctors trying to gain personally by falsely reporting work that was never done.
Defrauding the state or federal government is one of the fastest ways to get charged with a crime. These institutions don't take kindly to anyone stealing their money.
Workers Compensation Fraud
Workers compensation fraud occurs when someone makes an attempt to get compensated under false pretenses. This is fairly common in the US and in Oklahoma.
Credit Card Fraud
One of the biggest problems within the Medicaid system is fraud. Both healthcare providers and individuals are commonly indicted on medicaid fraud. It's estimated that fraudulent activities and reporting cost Medicaid billions of dollars every year.