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Fraud News: Arson, Car Jacking Fib and Staged Crash Scam

Connecticut Pizza Shop Owner Pleads Guilty to Fraud Stemming From Fire The owner of a Connecticut pizza parlor has pleaded guilty to a fraud charge for setting fire to his own business and then collecting insurance money. Federal prosecutors say …

Fraud News: Fake Property Claim, Staged Crashes and Workers’ Comp Fraud

Mississippi Woman Arrested for Insurance Fraud A woman has been arrested for allegedly trying to defraud an insurance company by claiming her property was destroyed in a fire at her home in Mississippi. Attorney General Jim Hood, in a news …

Fraud News Around the Nation

Connecticut Bookmaker Gets Prison Time in Insurance Fraud Scheme A bookmaker who pleaded guilty to charges he shot a gambler with a stun gun and tried to burn down a Middletown restaurant in an insurance fraud scheme is headed to …

Prosecutor of the Year Award Goes to Colorado Duo who Cracked Fraud Scam

A serial insurance thief faked injuries from minor crashes she set up to steal more than $275,000 worth of insurance money until two Colorado state prosecutors derailed her nearly 20-year crime spree with a fraud conviction. Their hard-fought jury conviction, …

Consider Your Options When Fighting Back Against Fraud

Fraud is an unfortunate business reality, particularly for banking, finance, healthcare and insurance companies. In fact, fraud is so profitable it’s attracting organized crime rings. That was clearly demonstrated when law enforcement busted a staged-crash organization in Florida. The National …

Investigation into Staged Crashes Led to Louisiana Arrests

State police say a yearlong investigation led to the arrests of seven people accused of staging vehicle crashes to collect fraudulent property and injury claims. Troopers say they are still looking for an eighth person who took part in the …

53 Accused in Staged Car Crash Schemes in Florida

Authorities say a five-month investigation into staged car accidents and insurance fraud culminated in arrest warrants for 53 people in the Tampa area. The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office said that search warrants were served at four medical clinics as part …