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Louisiana Man Pleads Guilty in Insurance Scam

A Denham Springs, La., man has pleaded guilty to participating in a plot that federal prosecutors say defrauded two life insurance companies out of hundreds of thousands of dollars. The Advocate reports that 34-year-old Timothy Schlatre faces up to 30 …

2 Plead Guilty in Louisiana Insurance Scam

Two Livingston Parish, La., residents have pleaded guilty in a mail fraud scheme involving more than $100 million in life insurance policies and hundreds of thousands of dollars in commissions. Jason Paul Austin and Dena A. Gaudet pleaded guilty Tuesday …

North Carolina Pastor Charged With Insurance Fraud

A pastor in North Carolina has been arrested and accused of taking about $23,000 in an insurance scam. The Hickory Daily Record reported 47-year-old Chuck Hager was arrested and charged with 13 felonies. The pastor of New Beginnings Christian Fellowship …

Louisiana Commissioner Warns Agent of Possible Insurance Scam

Agents in Louisiana should be aware of a potential insurance scam related to habitation risks, according to the state‚Äôs top insurance regulator. Louisiana Commissioner of Insurance Jim Donelon issued an alert to all licensed insurance producers, warning them of an …

Arizona Man Posing as an Attorney in Insurance Scam Indicted

A Red Rock man who allegedly posed as an attorney in an insurance scam has been indicted by an Arizona grand jury for fraud, theft and forgery. The Arizona Attorney General’s Office announced Friday that 41-year-old Victor Paul Vasquez will …

Connecticut Chiropractor Pleads Guilty in Insurance Scam

A chiropractor has pleaded guilty to bilking insurance companies to treat car accident victims whose injuries were exaggerated. Connecticut Hearst Newspapers and The Hartford Courant report that Marc Kirshner pleaded guilty Wednesday in federal court in Bridgeport to conspiring to …

Lawyer: Pennsylvania Coroner Charged in Insurance Scam in Rehab

A northeastern Pennsylvania deputy coroner accused of trying to hire and undercover officer to burn down a building for insurance money is in rehab. The Times-Tribune of Scranton reports Lackawanna County Deputy Coroner Joseph Swoboda has been admitted to a …