insurance fraud News

Kansas Couple Claims Hospital Billing Scheme Widespread

A $90 million billing scheme found last year at a rural Missouri hospital spread to as many as 10 other hospitals, according to lawsuit filed by a couple from suburban Kansas City. James and Phyllis Shaffer are suing Jorge Perez …

Fraud News: Arson and Workers’ Comp Scam

North Carolina Family Charged With Insurance Fraud Officials have filed multiple charges against a North Carolina couple and their daughter in connection with two cases of arson at homes of people the wife knew. The N.C. State Bureau of Investigation …

Police: Sicily Gangsters Crushed Limbs in Insurance Fraud Scam

Sicilian gangsters dropped 25-kilo (55-pound) cast-iron weights on the limbs of drug addicts, alcoholics and other vulnerable people to obtain insurance payments for fake car accidents worth hundreds of thousands of euros, police said Wednesday after making 11 arrests in …

Maryland Insurance Administration Reports on Fraud Fight Success

The Maryland Insurance Administration (MIA) continues to investigate and prosecute individuals and businesses for committing insurance fraud. Insurance fraud, one of the most costly crimes in the country, costs Maryland consumers money in the form of higher premiums. During the …

News: Arson, Healthcare Fraud Convictions and Cop Guilty of Insurance Fraud

North Texas Woman Heading to Prison for Burning Down House A Dallas, Texas, woman with a history of filing 31 insurance claims against a dozen companies got burned when one turned out to be arson. Genevieve Thompson was sentenced this …

Fraud News: Workers’ Comp Scam, Staged Burglary and Carjacking

Texas Healthcare Provider Sentenced for Workers’ Comp Fraud A Deer Park, Texas, healthcare worker has been sentenced for falsifying workers’ compensation claims. A Travis County District Court sentenced Enrique Colon to three years deferred adjudication and ordered him to pay …

Fraud News: Fake Theft Claim, Iowa Claims Rep and Texas Pharmacist Sentenced

Hawaii Man Accused of Making False insurance Claims Pleads Guilty A Honolulu police officer suspected of staging a home burglary has pleaded guilty to two charges related to the incident. Travis E. Copeland pleaded guilty to two counts of insurance …

Fraud News: Separate Scams Involving Chiropractor, Attorney and Farmer

N.J. Chiropractor Gets Prison Term for Medical Fraud Ring Role A chiropractor involved in a medical fraud ring that bilked nearly $4 million overall from several insurers is now headed to prison. John Langeraap received a three-year sentence Friday. The …

Fraud News: Faked Car Crash, Vacationing Doctor Claims He Saw Patients

Delaware Couple Arrested for $100,000 Insurance Fraud Diliana Legeros and Joseph Aubourg, of Milford, Delaware, were indicted by a Delaware Grand Jury on June 4th for insurance fraud, then arrested after turning themselves in to Capital Police on June 11th. …

California Insurance Appraiser and Doctor Busted in Separate Fraud Schemes

California Auto Insurance Appraiser Gets 10 Years for Involvement in Staged Collision Ring Erwin Raul Mejia of Van Nuys, Calif., was sentenced to 10 years in state prison following his conviction on 10 felony counts of insurance fraud for his …