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The Grifts that Keep On Grifting: A Series of Case Studies

May 16, 2014 Clark Rockefeller Grifter - a person who swindles you by means of deception or fraud Synonyms: scammer, sharper, chiseler, chiseller, swindler, gouger, sharpie,sharpy Characteristics of a grifter (often very similar to those used within The Sociopathic Business Model™) Christian Gerhartsreiter, his true identity, went most famously by Clark Rockefeller, as well as five other identities for more than 25 years, becoming a world class con artist across...

Fat Cat Physicians Get Busted by Feds in Medicare Fraud Cases

May 14, 2014 Reported earlier 2% of all Medicare physicians made up almost 25% of all total payouts; and, believe it or not that’s a bad thing for two reasons.   First, a select group of physicians mainly in South Florida, long the nation's leader in healthcare...

Are FDA MAUDE Reports a Fraud? A Case Study

Directly from the FDA MAUDE Google Search May 5, 2014 Updated 5/27/2014 (Stratus has not been on the US market since May 15, 2013) And yet it's available today on ebay???? Things that make you go hmmmmm MAUDE data mandatory from the FDA represents reports of adverse events...

Bobbi Brown Calls Out Chelsa Skees Crowley Wife of CEO @ Foursquare

April 28, 2014 Chelsa Skees Crowley's attempt at the DIY fraudulent bib at the Boston Marathon last week appears not to be her first attempt at shall we say being unethically creative?  Taken directly from Ms. Skees Crowley's site it would appear she's still an employee...

Healthcare Fraud: Orthofix VP of Sales Sentenced to Prison & Now Physician

Orthofix and the bone-stimulation fraud investigation against them has sentenced seven employees and now one physician. The  highest-ranking company employee convicted was Thomas Guerrieri, former vice president of sales, who was sentenced to eight months in prison and $50,000 in fines in July 2013 for paying...

Medicare Chief Jonathan Blum & The Sociopathic Business Model™

April 22, 2014 Who didn't see this coming?  Frankly, I didn't think it would happen so swiftly though.    Jonathan Blum, CMS Principal Deputy Administrator (Medicare/Medicaid’s department's highest position) who helped oversee the unprecedented release earlier this month of detailed Medicare payment data for 880,000 physicians which also showed that 2% of...

Wharton’s Take on Quotas & The Sociopathic Business Model™

April 18, 2014 When the word 'quota' is mentioned  to anyone in sales expect a varied range of emotions and responses. It usually depends on two factors:  1.  Is the quota fair and  2.  How close is the rep to 'hitting' or achieving their monthly, quarterly,...