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Another Trial in Deadly Indiana House Blast Tied to Insurance Fraud

The half brother of a man serving two life sentences in a deadly 2012 Indianapolis house explosion that devastated a subdivision is facing a weekslong trial for his alleged role in the blast, which prosecutors say was a scheme to …

Judge to Rule Later in Trial on Admitting Recordings From Indy Blast

he judge hearing the trial of a man charged in a deadly Indianapolis house explosion said Wednesday he’ll rule later on whether prosecutors can admit audio recordings of a man who initially survived the blast before dying. Prosecutors argued during …

Texas-Based Deputy U.S. Marshal Admits Role in Insurance Fraud Scheme

A San Antonio-based deputy U.S. marshal has pleaded guilty to wire fraud relating to an insurance fraud scheme. According to a statement from the U.S. Attorney’s office, Reynaldo Gonzalez entered his plea Wednesday in San Antonio. He admitted that he …

Connecticut Chiropractor Gets 27 Months in Insurance Fraud Scheme

A Stamford, Conn., man has been sentenced to more than two years in federal prison in an insurance fraud scheme and ordered to pay nearly $1.7 million in restitution. The U.S. attorney’s office and FBI said 49-year-old Marc Kirshner was …

Connecticut Lawyer Sentenced for Role in Insurance Fraud Scheme

An attorney is facing sentencing in Connecticut for his role in an insurance fraud scheme. Joseph Haddad of Orange is scheduled to be sentenced Thursday in federal court in Bridgeport. Prosecutors say Haddad, a Bridgeport-based personal injury attorney, conspired with …

Montana Claims Adjuster Sentenced for Insurance Fraud

A Billings, Mont., businessman has been sentenced to 15 months in prison for his role in an insurance fraud scheme. The U.S. attorney’s office says Robert Shane Peterson was sentenced on July 12 after earlier pleading guilty to a federal …

Company Pleads Not Guilty in Virginia to $670M Fraud

A Costa Rican company accused of a $670 million insurance fraud scheme has pleaded not guilty in federal court in Richmond. Defense attorney John Russell entered the plea Monday on behalf of Provident Capital Indemnity Ltd. Provident and its president …