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Fraud News: Fake Property Claim, Staged Crashes and Workers’ Comp Fraud

Mississippi Woman Arrested for Insurance Fraud A woman has been arrested for allegedly trying to defraud an insurance company by claiming her property was destroyed in a fire at her home in Mississippi. Attorney General Jim Hood, in a news …

3 Separate Auto Fraud Scams Across the Country

Colorado Cop Arrested for Alleged Fraudulent Insurance Claims A Colorado police officer indicted by a state grand jury was arrested on multiple felony counts for allegedly lying about his home and car being burglarized and collecting nearly $60,000 in fraudulent …

Public Adjuster Charged With Insurance Fraud, Serves As Warning During Hurricane

As a potentially devastating category 3 hurricane nears the coast of Texas, another public insurance adjuster has been charged with insurance fraud. Elvira Chandler was charged by a Travis County, Texas, grand jury this week with filing fraudulent insurance claims …

Many Opioid Addicts Hoping for Recovery Relapse, Turn to Insurance Fraud

The Reflections treatment center looked like just the place for Michelle Holley’s youngest daughter to kick heroin. Instead, as with dozens of other Florida substance abuse treatment facilities, the owner was more interested in defrauding insurance companies by keeping addicts …

Stakeholders Examine Insurance Fraud Issues During Federal Hearing

A recent federal hearing on insurance fraud exploring the necessity of a federal fraud fighting program, highlighted how stakeholders work to address and fight the multi-billion dollar industry. The Subcommittee on Consumer Protection, Product Safety, Insurance, and Data Security, held …

Fraud News: Sentencing in California $500K Auto Insurance Fraud Ring

Sentencing for 9 California Residents in $500,000 Auto Insurance Fraud Ring In one of the larger auto insurance fraud cases in the Sacramento region, Michael Charles Young, of Sacramento, the leader of a large auto insurance fraud ring was sentenced …

New York State Worker Who Claimed Workers’ Comp Caught Kayaking

New York authorities say a state psychiatric center employee who received nearly $3,000 in workers’ compensation benefits for work-related injury claims was caught kayaking in Puerto Rico. The Inspector General’s Office says the 30-year-old man applied for benefits in 2016, …

Fraud News: Fake Fall, Stolen Art Scheme, Comp Auto Claim Fraud

Mississippi Woman Charged With Lying About Fall at Walmart A 59-year-old Mississippi woman has been indicted on criminal charges, with prosecutors saying she lied when she reported falling at a Walmart store. State Attorney General Jim Hood said Friday that …

Disbarred Texas Attorney Involved in Auto Insurance Fraud Appeals to High Court

A Houston attorney disbarred for his involvement in an auto insurance fraud scheme, has filed an appeal with the Texas Supreme Court in order to reinstate his license. He cited other cases where attorneys had committed far worse crimes and …

Fraud News: Accident Schemes on Both Coasts, Agent’s Workers’ Comp Scam

California Body Shop Owner, 17 Others, Charged With Felony Insurance Fraud The owner of a San Jose, Calif., body shop, his wife, and sixteen others have been charged with an insurance fraud scam during which they staged 15 car accidents …