SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Two members of “The Real Housewives of Salt Lake City” reality television show appeared in court for the first time Tuesday after being arrested on federal fraud charges alleging they cheated hundreds of people nationwide over a 10-year period in a telemarketing scheme. Jennifer Shah, 47, of Park City, Utah, […]
Tom Cox, president of Premion: “This recognition validates what we’ve been doing from the onset — directly sourcing inventory from premium, known publishers and using cutting-edge technology to detect and filter for fraud.”
Advertisers are flocking to streaming TV, pursuing viewers who are spending more time watching programming on ad-supported services. But fraudsters seeking to steal some of those new ad dollars are moving in, too. Ad measurement and verification firm DoubleVerify says it detected 780 fake streaming-TV apps this year that it believes were set up by bad actors to lure spending by unsuspecting advertisers — just one of the scams in play.
It’s putting together an expert team to focus on fighting waste, fraud and abuse in Universal Service Fund programs.
A former HBO talent relations executive has admitted bilking the cable network out of nearly $1 million through fraudulent bills for services that were never rendered.