I retired from the Philadelphia Police Department with the rank of detective after serving for 25 years. Before joining Independence Blue Cross (Independence) in 2008, I worked with the Recording Industry Association of America investigating music piracy, manufacturing, and distribution of counterfeit CDs. As a senior financial investigator in the Corporate Financial Investigation Department at Independence, I play a role in our company’s cost containment strategy by investigating fraud, waste, and abuse in our health care system.
Situations like the COVID-19 pandemic can bring out the best in many people, but unfortunately, they can also bring out the worst in others.
There has been a recent increase in the number of scammers trying to trick people into sharing personal information through phone calls, emails, text messages, social media, and even door-to-door visits.
You may think you won’t be fooled,...