| Fraud Analysis: What is your specific intent? |
"Sophisticated Minnesota fraud ring has global tentacles."
Last month, when the Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune reported on the investigation of a 200-member 'social networking' fraud ring, the headline hit like a fire-hose aimed at the belly of innocent victims.
Alleged in the report to have "stolen identities, taken over bank and credit card accounts, distributed counterfeit checks and currency and defrauded businesses and banks nationwide," the scam artists recruited double-dealing agents through sites like Facebook to "buy stolen information from employees of check-cashing services and Internet data brokers."
Most clandestine among the scammers' actions, these identity hijackers orchestrated their data-hunt by enticing unsuspecting marks to interview for jobs in financial institutions and other targeted businesses, gaining direct access to reams of confidential information.
Was the firm you work for targeted? Have any of your clients been victimized? How can the corporate or criminal attorney defend against and defeat such nefarious greed-mongers?
All fraud schemes have certain ingredients in common. Revealed by the analysis of an experienced legal investigator, trained to recognize devious plots and tricks-of-the-trade, the professional analysis of subtle patterns and nearly imperceptible clues gives attorneys a definitive advantage over unscrupulous adversaries.
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