Types of Fraud

The varied types of fraud that are committed around the globe are innumerable. Although fraud can take place in many shapes and forms, some of the most common examples of fraud include:

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SEC Dodd-Frank: Includes fraud committed by companies that result in violations of any federal securities laws, such the duties of full and complete disclosure to the public about company operations, financial statements, etc.

False Claims ActApplies to fraud committed against any federal government agency, including the Medicare program, the Department of Defense, the Social Security Administration, etc.

IRS: Involves any type of misinformation submitted to the Internal Revenue Service related to the payment (or non-payment) of taxes