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ComScore Buys MdotLabs To Battle Non-Human Traffic

ComScore Buys MdotLabs To Battle Non-Human Traffic

By Chris Crum August 5, 2014

ComScore has acquired MdotLabs in a move aimed at battling fraud in online advertising, or as the company puts it, to “augment its non-human traffic detection methods.” MdotLabs specifically uses its technology to identify bots, click farms, pay-per-view networks, and …

Cynthia Bailey Accused of Photo Contest Fraud

Yet another Real Housewives of Atlanta star is coming under accusation for fraud. When we thought Phaedra Parks and her cunning husband, Apollo Nida, were the biggest schemers on the show, former model Cynthia Bailey is now in the hot seat. …

Kevin Trudeau: Prosecutors Want 10-Year Sentence Kevin Trudeau: Prosecutors Want 10-Year Sentence

Kevin Trudeau, the TV pitchman known for touting his book The Weight Loss Cure They Don’t Want You to Know About could face 10 years in prison if prosecutors have their way. Convicted back in November for criminal contempt, he …

Kevin Trudeau Could Serve At Least 10 Years In Jail Kevin Trudeau Could Serve At Least 10 Years In Jail

Kevin Trudeau, a fraud and infomercial host, was convicted of lying in infomercials about subjects tackled in his book regarding food and calorie restrictions. Trudeau has been in jail since November 12 of last year. The Federal Trade Commission has …

Identity Theft is Top Complaint of Consumers in 2013

Each year, the Federal Trade Commission collects data on consumer complaints and analyzes said data in order to improve consumer experiences in the United States. And for the 14th consecutive year, identity theft tops the charts as the most reported …

Google Acquires Spider.io To Fight Ad Fraud Google Acquires Spider.io To Fight Ad Fraud

Google announced on Friday that it has acquired spider.io, an ad fraud-fighting technology company. Google will include this technology in its video and display ad products as a complement to measures it has already taken. Google VP of Display Advertising …

Sara Ylen Fakes Cancer, Sentenced to One Year Sara Ylen Fakes Cancer, Sentenced to One Year

On Wednesday, a 38-year-old Michigan woman was sentenced to one year in prison for money fraud against a healthcare insurance company and generous local supporters. Sara Ylen of Lexington, Mich., accepted thousands of dollars in donations for years by publicizing …

Vector Settles Navy Contract Inflation For $6.5M Vector Settles Navy Contract Inflation For $6.5M

The U.S. Department of Justice today announced yet another settlement for a military contractor caught inflating or falsifying U.S. military contract claims. Vector Planning and Services Inc. (VPSI), an IT and consulting firm based in Virginia today agreed to pay …

Bernard Madoff Suffered Heart Attack Bernard Madoff Suffered Heart Attack

For the skeptical, Bernard Madoff indeed has a heart. According to CNBC, the 75-year-old was returned to prison last month after having been hospitalized at Duke University Medical Center for a heart attack. That’s not the end of the billionaire …

California Octomom – Guilty Of Welfare Fraud?

The story of Nadya Suleman, appropriately named “Octomom” because she gave birth to octuplets in 2009, conceived through in-vitro fertilization, made headline news when the birth occurred. She is the mother to 14 children that include the octuplets. She received …

Nadya "Octomom" Suleman Charged With Welfare Fraud
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Nadya Suleman, who became known as “Octomom” after she gave birth to eight kids, was charged Monday with 3 counts of welfare fraud after failing to report nearly $30,000 in earnings she collected from public assistance, authorities said. According to …

JPMorgan Scraps Twitter Q&A Over Fiscal Furor JPMorgan Scraps Twitter Q&A Over Fiscal Furor

It was a brief idea that lasted all of nine glorious hours: the vice-chairman of US corporate banking giant JPMorgan, Jimmy Lee, announced he would be taking over the @jpmorgan Twitter feed at 1pm today. By last night, however, major …

Lights Over Paris Singer Sentenced

The lead singer of the Los Angeles rock band, Lights Over Paris, has been sentenced to seven years in prison for loan fraud. Frontman, Robb “TaLLLLL” University (born as Robert Mawhinney) was charged in January for a series of fraudulent …

Bernie Madoff Accountant Charged with Fraud

NBC News reported this week that Paul Konigsberg, an attorney and accountant, was charged yesterday with falsifying records and related securities connected to the Bernie Madoff Ponzi scheme. Konigsberg is the only non-Madoff family member who owned a controlling interest …

Online Security, Are We All Potentially At Risk?
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How safe are we really? One may wonder if large corporations, small businesses, and individuals are all subject to online fraud. Financial Fraud Action UK has recently reported that losses incurred due to online security failures are increasing. Though there …

“Real Housewives” star facing 50 Years in Prison

Federal fraud. Tax evasion. Jail. It’s the real-life reality for one of television’s most infamous “hotty” housewives. Some law enforcement officials say years of real-life prison time could possibly await her. “Teresa and Giuseppe ‘Joe’ Giudice have been indicted on …

7-Eleven Raids: Nine Arrested For Illegal Workers 7-Eleven Raids: Nine Arrested For Illegal Workers
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The U.S. Attorney’s Office today unsealed two indictments charging nine 7-Eleven store owners and operators with wire fraud, steling identities, and concealing and harboring illegal immigrants. The defendants are accused hiring “dozens” of illegal immigrants and giving them identities stolen …