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By Dustin Phillips on
April 20, 2020

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.

Fraud Articles

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.

https://www.oklahoma-criminal-defense.com/media/landscaper-accused-of-defrauding-clients-out-of-more-than-1m

https://www.oklahoma-criminal-defense.com/media/awol-guardsman-accused-of-fraud

https://www.oklahoma-criminal-defense.com/media/assisted-living-employee-indicted-on-fraud-charges-in-okc

https://www.oklahoma-criminal-defense.com/media/coupon-fraud-is-a-federal-crime

https://www.oklahoma-criminal-defense.com/media/former-oklahoma-dhs-worker-expected-to-plead-guilty-to-fraud

https://www.oklahoma-criminal-defense.com/media/former-occc-employee-pleads-guilty-to-federal-wire-fraud

https://www.oklahoma-criminal-defense.com/media/man-sentenced-for-fema-fraud-after-deadly-moore-tornado

https://www.oklahoma-criminal-defense.com/media/fraud-crimes-in-oklahoma

https://www.oklahoma-criminal-defense.com/media/okc-woman-sentenced-for-fraud-in-adoption-scam

https://www.oklahoma-criminal-defense.com/media/oklahoma-city-broker-sams-club-buyer-sentenced-for-fraud

https://www.oklahoma-criminal-defense.com/media/oklahoma-city-clinic-accused-of-fraud

https://www.oklahoma-criminal-defense.com/media/oklahoma-city-fraud-investigation-nets-30-arrests

https://www.oklahoma-criminal-defense.com/media/oklahoma-county-judge-charged-with-fraud

https://www.oklahoma-criminal-defense.com/media/woman-sentenced-in-oklahoma-fraud-case

https://www.oklahoma-criminal-defense.com/media/unrelated-schemes-result-in-oklahoma-fraud-charges-for-two-dell-employees

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.

https://www.oklahoma-criminal-defense.com/media/childrens-counselor-pleads-guilty-to-health-care-fraud

https://www.oklahoma-criminal-defense.com/media/oklahoma-doctor-accused-of-writing-4-000-fraudulent-prescriptions

https://www.oklahoma-criminal-defense.com/media/pharmacy-linked-to-prescription-drug-fraud-in-oklahoma

https://www.oklahoma-criminal-defense.com/media/prosthetic-designer-indicted-on-health-care-fraud-in-okc

https://www.oklahoma-criminal-defense.com/media/prescription-fraud-in-oklahoma

Tax Fraud

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.

https://www.oklahoma-criminal-defense.com/media/about-tax-fraud-in-oklahoma

https://www.oklahoma-criminal-defense.com/media/oklahoma-city-woman-pleads-guilty-to-mail-fraud-and-tax-evasion

https://www.oklahoma-criminal-defense.com/media/two-men-sentenced-in-oklahoma-tax-credit-fraud-scheme

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.

https://www.oklahoma-criminal-defense.com/media/attorney-general-prosecutes-oklahoma-workers-comp-fraud

Credit Card Fraud

https://www.oklahoma-criminal-defense.com/media/use-of-deceased-parents-credit-card-leads-to-fraud-arrest

Medicaid 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.

https://www.oklahoma-criminal-defense.com/media/manager-of-okc-optometry-clinic-charged-with-medicaid-fraud

https://www.oklahoma-criminal-defense.com/media/oklahoma-city-counselor-accused-of-medicaid-fraud

https://www.oklahoma-criminal-defense.com/media/oklahoma-medicare-fraud-continues-to-rise

Welfare Fraud

https://www.oklahoma-criminal-defense.com/media/oklahoma-couple-charged-with-fraud-for-collecting-welfare-on-missing-son

Bankruptcy Fraud

https://www.oklahoma-criminal-defense.com/media/white-collar-crimes-bankruptcy-fraud

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