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Four New Jersey Men Arrested in Alleged Adjuster Scam

TRENTON, New Jersey – Four Mercer County men and six of their associated businesses were charged Wednesday with first-degree conspiracy and money laundering in connection with a bank scheme involving the deposit of nearly $1.4 million in phony or forged …

Charlotte Man Accused of Hail Damage Insurance Claim Fraud

A North Carolina man was arrested and charged with 108 charges of obtaining property by false pretense. After a year-long investigation, North Carolina Department of Insurance criminal investigators allege that Ronald Leonard Pierce was acting as a public adjuster without …

Florida Public Adjuster Waiting Period Deemed Unconstitutional

The Florida Legislature has statutorily prohibited public adjusters from contacting loss victims within 48 hours following the loss. The state of Florida has been subjected to several devastating hurricanes resulting in catastrophic widespread property loss. As a result of these …

New Jersey Public Adjuster Charged With Defrauding Insurance Companies

A North Jersey public adjuster has been indicted for allegedly defrauding clients and insurance companies, including a company that insured a church in Essex County, of more than $36,000 by billing for services that were never completed, according to the …

Jeffrey B. Gould Elected Secretary of NAPIA

Jeffrey B. Gould CPA has been elected secretary of the National Association of Public Insurance Adjusters (NAPIA). Gould is vice president of American Claims Management Services, a public adjustment and loss consulting firm headquartered in Towson, Maryland, that serves clients …