Andrea Day covers Crime & Punishment for CNBC. She and her team have reported nearly $1 billion in fraud this year.
Her segments have covered a wide range of topics including boiler room operations, front running, Ponzi schemes, prostitution, diamond heists, suburban pot operations, counterfeit goods rings, and international identity theft.
Day began her career at Fox News where she received 11 Emmy Award nominations and won three. These include winning two Emmys for "Outstanding Single Hard News Story" and one for "Outstanding Crime Programming." She has also won numerous FOLIO awards for investigative reporting.
Andrea Day began her television career behind the camera, making commercials. She was a vice president and partner for J. Walter Thompson in New York and Chicago, where she helped create memorable advertising for clients including Clairol, Pepsi Lipton, Toys R Us, Oscar Mayer, Mott's and the American Red Cross. During her advertising career, Day was honored with numerous EFFIE awards.
West Africa has become a hot bed for con artists finding new ways to steal your money to the tune of $2 billion. Andrea Day reports.
Think Nigerian scams are unsophisticated? Think again!
West African con artists are now targeting businesses and fleecing them out of millions. Andrea Day reports.
ATM skimming is on the rise and getting more sophisticated, especially as criminals try to cash in before the switch to more secure chips.
Up to 400 products are recalled each year, from toys to clothing and electronics, and worth millions of dollars.
Snapcaht is snapping up people's attention, but experts warn a new location feature may pose privacy and security threats.
There were 2.6 million robocalls in the U.S. last month, over 8 calls a person. Here is what is being done to prevent the pesky calls.
Americans spend billions on pet food, but what they put in the bowl may not match the picture on the label, experts tell CNBC.
Leakers have continued to reveal the government's cyberspying techniques and cybercriminals may now use the same techniques to hack you.
Fraudsters are trying to get their hands on your tax refund, or scam you into sending them money and sensitive information.