Three Californians Arrested on Insurance Fraud, Embezzlement

August 10, 2009

Melody Ann Mosqueda of Valley Springs, Calif., her former husband, Anthony Charles Mosqueda of Stockton, Calif., and their daughter, Rachel Lee Anthony-Mosqueda of Elk Grove, Calif., have been arrested as the result of an investigation conducted by the California Department of Insurance (CDI) into alleged insurance fraud.

Melody Ann, a former insurance claims adjuster, was arrested as she appeared at the San Joaquin County Superior Court in Lodi, Calif., on an unrelated criminal matter. She is charged with 13 counts of insurance fraud, money laundering, grand theft and burglary. Rachel Lee Anthony-Mosqueda was arrested by the Elk Grove Police Department and is charged with nine counts of insurance fraud, money laundering and grand theft. Anthony Charles was arrested at his residence; he faces 10 counts of insurance fraud, money laundering and grand theft.

CDI’s investigation was assisted by Zurich and Fireman’s’ Fund insurance companies. Bail for each family member was set at $250,000. The case is being prosecuted by the San Joaquin County District Attorney’s Office.

Source: CDI

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