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Fraud News: Maryland Stats, Cop’s Workers’ Comp Scam, Fake Rear End Crash

Maryland Reports 77 Charged With Insurance Fraud in 2017, $466,000 in Fines and Penalties The Maryland Insurance Administration continues to partner with federal, state and local government agencies, insurance carriers and producers to investigate and prosecute individuals and businesses for …

‘Cocaine Cowboys’ Smuggler Convicted in Auto Fraud Case

A pilot who once smuggled tons of drugs for Colombian cartels during Miami’s “cocaine cowboys” era in the 1980s was convicted Wednesday of playing a key role in an auto fraud ring that stole at least 150 cars using a …

California Auto Shop Owner Gets Prison for Staged Crashes, Fraud Sales

A Southern California auto body shop owner was sentenced yesterday to six years in state prison for involvement in the scheme where he filed over 35 fraudulent claims, manipulated used car odometers and vehicle titles to make the vehicles appear …

Prison for Man Accused of Bilking Insurers Out of $600,000 in Staged Crash Scam

A Haitian man who federal prosecutors say was the ringleader of an auto insurance scam involving as many as 50 staged car crashes was sentenced Monday to four years in prison and ordered to pay $207,000 in restitution. Mackenzy Noze, …

Fraud News: Auto Fraud Rings Busted, Fake Boat Insurance Claim Uncovered

Georgia DOI Busts 26 Suspects in Auto Fraud Ring Arrest warrants were issued this week in connection with an automobile insurance fraud ring centered in the Columbus, Georgia area, according to an announcement by Insurance Commissioner Ralph Hudgens. The fraud …

Fraud News: Fake Auto Claims, Arson and Allstate Files RICO Suit

Mother and Son Sentenced for California Auto Insurance Fraud Scheme Henrietta Silva and her son, Peter, were sentenced recently in the San Diego Superior Court after submitting multiple fraudulent auto insurance claims. Henrietta was sentenced to serve 270 days in …

Fraud News: Contents Fraud, Staged Auto Crash Busted; New Workforce Safety App

Louisiana Woman’s Contents Valued at $1000 in Bankruptcy and $100,000 After Fire Loss A Monroe, La., woman pleaded guilty to mail fraud in a scheme where she lied on U.S. Bankruptcy Court filings and insurance documents, according to United States …

New Jersey Sisters Lied About Who Was Driving at Time of Crash, Charged With Insurance Fraud

Two Camden County, N.J., sisters have been charged with conspiracy to commit insurance fraud for allegedly lying about which one of them was the driver in an auto crash in an effort to support false claims submitted to an insurance …

Workers’ Comp, Auto Insurance Fraud Scams Busted in Washington, California

Washington Man Must Repay More Than $12,000 in Workers’ Comp Scam A service technician who claimed he was too injured to work yet got a job driving a tow truck pleaded guilty Friday in a workers’ comp scam. Kyle Valle, …

Arizona and California Auto Insurance Fraud Busts

GO-PRO Video Leads to Conviction of Insurance Fraud Suspect Robert Atlas falsely reported to GEICO that he had crashed his 2012 Corvette Stingray while exiting the I-10 freeway, on the exit ramp at Wild horse pass in Chandler Arizona. Robert …