FraudCast


Welcome to the Pondera FraudCast, where we post information on fraud trends, lessons learned from client engagements, and observations from our investigators in the field. We hope you’ll check back often to stay current with our efforts to combat fraud, waste, and abuse in large government programs.

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Rampant Greed at Any Cost

By Jon Coss, CEO

February 19, 2020

In a particularly disturbing drug fraud scheme, John Kapoor, the billionaire founder of Insys Therapeutics, was sentenced last month to…

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Beauty Queen Fraudster

By Jon Coss, CEO

February 11, 2020

A recent high-profile fraud case may help highlight a particularly disturbing form of fraud that we often write about on…

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Hoverboard Dentist Update

By Jon Coss, CEO

February 3, 2020

Way back in October of 2017, I wrote a blogpost about an Anchorage dentist who was defrauding Medicaid by performing…

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2020, I mean, 20Fraud

By Jon Coss, CEO

January 29, 2020

2020, I mean, 20 Fraud The bad news – there’s a new fraud threat we all need to be aware…

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A $28,000 Case of the Sniffles

By Jon Coss, CEO

January 2, 2020

Imagine going to the doctor because you just can’t shake that cold before the holidays and then receiving a bill…

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Forensic Genetic Genealogy

By Jon Coss, CEO

December 24, 2019

In a move that a decade ago could have only been imagined by writers of science fiction novels, the Justice…

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Frequent Flyer Fraud

By Jon Coss, CEO

December 10, 2019

As a frequent airline traveler, I closely watch my reward miles to make sure they are properly posted to my…

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A King’s Ransom

By Jon Coss, CEO

November 26, 2019

In one rough day in 2017, Jeff David, the former Vice President of Corporate Partnerships for the Sacramento Kings NBA…

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Using Big Data to Improve Emergency Response Times

By David D., Account Executive

July 15, 2019

Using Big Data to Improve Emergency Response Times Ten thousand lives could be saved each year if emergency crews were…

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Student Identity Theft Hits Close to Home

By Jon Coss, CEO

March 26, 2019

It’s always more impactful when fraud hits close to home and last week that’s exactly what occurred to me.  I…

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