ID Theft

Medical Insurance Fraud: Doctors’ identity info for sale on dark web marketplace

There have been numerous estimates over the years about how much a patient’s information sells for on dark web marketplaces.  But what about a doctor’s information? If you had the necessary documentation on a physician who could bill electronically for their services, how much could you make by sending fraudulent bills to Medicare or...

Criminals are putting up old tax returns for sale on the dark web

Irina Ivanova reports: Most people trust their accountant. But security breaches at accounting firms and legal firms are contributing to the plethora of tax information available at rock-bottom prices online, according to a cybersecurity executive. These documents—which include prior years’ tax returns and forged W-2s—can now be had for rock-bottom prices, according to a...