Catastrophe Fraud: Learning from the Past
When natural disasters happen, having all the variables in place to ensure a smooth claims process is key. There are many times when, due to
Summer: The Season of Justice
Memorial Day, 4th of July, Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, school vacation, family vacations, sports activities, beach activities and yard maintenance. What do all these things
Keys to a Successful Workers Comp Investigation
Every corporation has a number of internal components that need extra scrutiny, and workers’ compensation fraud is one of these important components. Even as the
How Brumell Group’s Case Analysis™ Helps Close More Cases
Did you know that insurance companies have, in good faith, a fiduciary duty to report fraud to the state if they suspect fraud is being
Fraud Surrounding the Back-to-School Season
It’s that time again! Summer is ending and back-to-school days are fast approaching. Tax-free weekends/days, back-to-school clothes shopping, school supply roundup, and school open houses/orientations,
How to Identify Malingering
In the world of insurance claims, medical assessments, and disability cases, malingering is a very important factor to consider. Being able to identify malingering is
Why Use an External Resource for an Internal Investigation?
There are many instances within a corporate entity where allegations of fraud, misconduct and other crimes must be investigated. In order to keep the investigation
Case Study: Helping Retail Stores Fight Fraud
When Jeff Schneider started as the Senior Manager of Liability in 2011 at a large Southeast grocery store chain, the company was suffering from an
Brumell Group Celebrates 25 Years of Service
This year, the Brumell Group is celebrating over 25 years of fraud consulting, SIU compliance and investigation services. It’s our pleasure to be able to
What is Catastrophe Fraud?
Catastrophe fraud occurs when there has been a natural or man-made disaster. Those that are insured need help quickly, and insurance companies respond fast to
The Fraud Triangle Theory
Fraud is a crime that is more costly than most people realize. According to the FBI, non-healthcare related fraud alone is estimated to cost the
What is Fraud?
First, let us look at how fraud is defined: Fraud is both a crime and a civil law violation. In criminal law; fraud is the