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Former New Jersey Chiropractor Accused of Role in Medical Fraud Ring State authorities say a New Jersey chiropractor whose license was revoked more than a decade ago played a role in a medical fraud ring that allegedly stole nearly $4 …

Ship Owner Arrested Outside London Court in Insurance Fraud Case

A Greek ship owner was arrested by London police as he left court after testifying in a $77 million lawsuit against the insurers of a ship that was allegedly damaged by pirates off the coast of Yemen. Police officers told …

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Louisiana Man Pleads Guilty in $1.5M Insurance Settlement Theft From Disabled Sister A Lafayette, La., man is facing a possible 20-year prison sentence for stealing about $1.5 million from an insurance settlement received by his sister. U.S. Attorney Stephanie Finley …

Man Gets 2 Life Sentences in Deadly Indianapolis House Blast

A judge sentenced an Indianapolis man to more than two life sentences in prison on Friday for his role in a 2012 house explosion that killed two people and destroyed or damaged dozens of homes. Bob Leonard was convicted last …

French Train Hero’s Father Charged in California Arson Fraud Scheme

Three people including the father of French train hero Spencer Stone have been indicted in a scheme to set fire to commercial buildings in Sacramento, Calif., in order to collect insurance money. The indictment unsealed Friday says that Jamal Shehadeh, …

New York Inspector General Named ‘Fraud Fighter of the Year’

Cited for an aggressive campaign to counter workers-compensation scams throughout the state, New York Inspector General Catherine Leahy Scott was honored with the “Fraud Fighter of the Year” award by the New York Alliance Against Insurance Fraud, an alliance of …

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Philadelphia Official, Auto Body Shop Charged in $400K Fraud Prosecutors in Philadelphia allege that a city fleet supervisor steered work to an auto body shop that overcharged the city $400,000 for phony or inflated bills. American Collision is also at …

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Washington Insurance Fraud Most Wanted Suspect Arrested in California Leandre Garner, one of Washington state’s insurance fraud most wanted suspects, was arrested in California and jailed. With bail set at $10,00, Garner’s trial is set for April 21 in Pierce …

NICB: Initial Efforts Limited Fraud Following 2013 Moore, Oklahoma Tornado

Unprecedented planning by state and local authorities, law enforcement and the insurance industry established what is being called a national model for protecting the public from fly-by-night contractors in the aftermath of a natural disaster. According to the National Insurance …

Indianapolis Man Connected to House Blast Insurance Fraud Scheme Convicted

An Indianapolis, Ind., man was convicted of murder, arson and insurance fraud on Wednesday for his role in a 2012 house explosion that killed two neighbors and devastated a subdivision in the southern part of the city. Jurors convicted Bob …