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Friday, March 09, 2007

FBI Releases 2006 "Financial Crimes Report to the Public"

On March 7, 2007, the FBI announced the release
of its 2006 Financial Crimes Report to the Public.
The report, prepared annually by the FBI's Criminal
Investigative Division, details the most prevalent
types of schemes investigators tackled over a 12-
month period ending September 30, 2006. It explains
dozens of fraud schemes, tallies FBI accomplishments
combating the crimes, and offers tips the public can use
to protect itself. Topics addressed include corporate
fraud, securities fraud, health care fraud, mortgage
fraud, and insurance fraud.