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Fraud Around the Nation: Arson, Assault and Employee Defrauds Insurer

North Dakota Man Assaults Friend Then Scams Insurer A North Dakota man was arrested and charged with insurance fraud, according to an announcement by the state’s insurance department. Weston Aho was charged with insurance fraud, a class C felony, and …

Fraud News: Contents Fraud, Staged Auto Crash Busted; New Workforce Safety App

Louisiana Woman’s Contents Valued at $1000 in Bankruptcy and $100,000 After  Fire Loss A Monroe, La., woman pleaded guilty to mail fraud in a scheme where she lied on U.S. Bankruptcy Court filings and insurance documents, according to United States …

Workers’ Comp, Auto Insurance Fraud Scams Busted in Washington, California

Washington Man Must Repay More Than $12,000 in Workers’ Comp Scam A service technician who claimed he was too injured to work yet got a job driving a tow truck pleaded guilty Friday in a workers’ comp scam. Kyle Valle, …

Arizona and California Auto Insurance Fraud Busts

GO-PRO Video Leads to Conviction of Insurance Fraud Suspect Robert Atlas falsely reported to GEICO that he had crashed his 2012 Corvette Stingray while exiting the I-10 freeway, on the exit ramp at Wild horse pass in Chandler Arizona. Robert …

Fraud News Around the Nation

New Jersey Man Gets Prison Term for Role in High-end Vehicle Theft Ring A man involved in a ring that carjacked or stole high-end vehicles and sold them overseas is now headed to prison. Donell Carroll received a 10-year sentence …

Fraud News Around the Nation

Former Washington High School Coach Pleads Guilty to Auto Glass Fraud Brad Burmester of Vancouver, Wash., pleaded guilty to first-degree felony theft in King County Superior Court. He will serve 100 hours of community service and pay $600 in court …

Fraud News Around the Nation

Former Postal Worker Faces 5 Year Prison Term for Working as a Personal Trainer While Receiving Workers’ Comp Less than one week before her trial was scheduled to begin in federal court in Dallas, a Grand Prairie, Texas, woman, Andria …

Fraud News Around the Nation

Massachusetts Police Sergeant Gets Jail Term in Insurance Fraud Scheme Massachusetts police sergeant has been sentenced to serve half a year in a county jail after he was convicted of lying about an on-duty accident and accepting insurance money for …

Feds Charged 6 Minnesota Chiropractors in Auto Insurance Fraud Scheme

Six Minneapolis-area chiropractors are among 21 people charged with conspiracy to commit health care fraud in what federal authorities described Wednesday as separate schemes that defrauded auto insurance companies out of more than $20 million. More charges against more chiropractors …

Pennsylvania School Transit Company, Owner Charged With Insurance Fraud

A school transit contractor with a $2.4 million contract to provide rides to some Pittsburgh, Pa., charter school students has been charged with failing to properly insure some vehicles and hiring drivers with criminal records by ignoring state-mandated background checks. …