California DOI Arrest 6 in San Diego Staged Property Theft Scam

In the early morning hours of Wednesday, June 18, 2014 multiple enforcement teams from the California Department of Insurance arrested six suspects in San Diego County for multiple counts of felony insurance fraud. The operation titled Bogus Burglary focused on combating staged property theft in San Diego County, a fast-growing crime trend in both homeowners and renters insurance.

The six suspects are facing a variety of charges, including grand theft, filing a fraudulent insurance claim and submitting false documents in support of a false claim. Penalties could include fines, restitution and up to five years in state prison for each violation.

The following suspects were arrested during Operation Bogus Burglary:

Source: California Department of Insurance