Kentucky Man Faces Insurance Fraud Charges

December 18, 2007

Kentucky officials indicted a Louisville man on a felony count of insurance fraud after allegedly submitting an altered receipt for nearly $4,000 to State Farm Fire and Casualty Co.

Robert L. Whiteside, 39, presented a receipt was for chrome rims and tires he claimed were stolen during a burglary at his home, according to court records

Whiteside faces a maximum prison sentence of five years and/or a fine of $10,000. A pretrial conference is set for Jan. 7 in Jefferson Circuit Court.

The case against Whiteside was developed by the Insurance Fraud Investigation Division of the Kentucky Office of Insurance, an agency of the Environmental and Public Protection Cabinet.

Source: Kentucky Office of Insurance

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