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Deal possible for fatal hit-and-run driver in insurance fraud case
Story Link:niagara-gazette.com
Published:Oct 17th, 2018
LOCKPORT — A plea deal could be in the works for a Wheatfield man accused of violating the terms of his probation by committing insurance fraud after serving six months in jail for his role in a fatal hit-and-run accident. Niagara County prosecutors

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Texas Pilot Who Crashed Plane for Insurance Sentenced to Prison for Fraud Sc ...
Story Link:insurancejournal.com
Published:Oct 17th, 2018
A 33-year-old pilot, formerly of Kemah, Texas, was sentenced in early October to more than five years in prison and ordered to repay nearly $1 million in an insurance fraud-related case. Theodore Robert Wright III previously pleaded guilty on Dec. 7

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The folly of travel insurance fraud
Story Link:eturbonews.com
Published:Oct 17th, 2018
The Head of Technical Claims for CEGA Special Investigations, Simon Cook – a regular contributor to BBC1's Claimed and Shamed program – will educate viewers about the severity of submitting fraudulent travel insurance claims and talk about the lengths 

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Pinellas Co. businessmen indicted in $1 billion insurance fraud scheme
Story Link:fox13news.com
Published:Oct 16th, 2018
CLEARWATER (FOX 13) - Four Bay Area businessmen have been indicted in an alleged scheme that defrauded patients, doctors, and insurance companies out of almost a billion dollars. A district court in Tennessee unsealed a 32-count indictment charging 

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Bucks corrections officer charged with insurance fraud
Story Link:theintell.com
Published:Oct 16th, 2018
Prosecutors say Bucks County corrections officer Carl Stokes received workers' compensation benefits while working as a fishing guide.

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Anti-Fraud Awareness Campaign Named Winner of Insurance Industry Prize
Story Link:masstransitmag.com
Published:Oct 16th, 2018
Transport operator FirstGroup has won an industry award for its work to protect customers and the wider public as part of the fight against insurance fraud. The company's in-house claims team received the 'Improving Public Knowledge' prize at the 2018 

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Rivkin Radler welcomes insurance fraud attorney
Story Link:libn.com
Published:Oct 16th, 2018
Alexander Zugaro. Alexander Zugaro joined .niondale-based Rivkin Radler as an associate in the insurance fraud practice group. The attorney was previously an assistant district attorney in the Bronx. 7:00 am Tue, October 16, 2018 Movers & Shakers.

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Hummelstown man accused of insurance fraud, theft by deception
Story Link:fox43.com
Published:Oct 15th, 2018
C.MBERLAND CO.NTY — The Cumberland County District Attorney's Office has charged a Middletown man with insurance fraud and theft by deception in connection to an incident in June, the office announced Monday. Bryan Nissley is accused of 

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Erie woman waives charges in insurance fraud case
Story Link:goerie.com
Published:Oct 15th, 2018
One of two Erie residents charged by the Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General in an insurance fraud probe from earlier this year has waived her criminal case to court as the second person awaits a December court date. Anissa M. Weber, 22, waived her 

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Texas pilot gets more than 5 years in insurance-linked fraud
Story Link:krgv.com
Published:Oct 15th, 2018
TYLER, Texas (AP) - A Texas pilot who survived a 2012 Gulf of Mexico crash and videotaped his time in the water must serve more than five years in prison and repay nearly $1 million for insurance-related fraud. A spokeswoman for the ..S. Attorney's

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New Jersey Kicks Off Insurance Fraud Awareness Month with Ad Campaign .rging ...
Story Link:collisionweek.com
Published:Oct 15th, 2018
New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal and the Office of the Insurance Fraud Prosecutor (OIFP) Insurance Fraud Awareness announced the launch of an advertising campaign urging the public to report insurance fraud and put a stop to a crime that 

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Lawmakers call for more funds for insurance fraud unit
Story Link:insurancebusinessmag.com
Published:Oct 15th, 2018
Michigan's legislators are calling for the creation of a new agency that would get to the bottom of the state's pressing auto insurance fraud issues. The lawmakers' call follows the shaky establishment of the anti-fraud unit within the Department of

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Snyder"s move sparks calls for auto insurance fraud prevention with "teeth"
Story Link:crainsdetroit.com
Published:Oct 14th, 2018
The lack of any additional personnel for Gov. Rick Snyder's new anti-fraud initiative in the state insurance department has sparked renewed calls from lawmakers to create and fund a new agency charged with rooting out fraud and waste in Michigan's no

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St. Louis Chiropractor Sentenced for Police Bribery Scheme, Insurance Fraud
Story Link:insurancejournal.com
Published:Oct 12th, 2018
A St. Louis chiropractor has been sentenced to 30 months in prison and fined $350,000 for a scheme that involved bribing police officers to get information used to solicit clients. Mitchell Davis was sentenced in ..S. District Court. He pleaded guilty

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Minnesota Chiropractors Going to Prison for Insurance Fraud Schemes
Story Link:insurancejournal.com
Published:Oct 12th, 2018
Two Minnesota chiropractors have been sentenced to prison for their roles in separate multi-million-dollar insurance fraud conspiracies, the Minnesota Commerce Department announced. Adam John Burke, age 34, of Minneapolis, was sentenced to 90 

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New Zealand: Insurance fraud – recovery of exemplary damages
Story Link:mondaq.com
Published:Oct 12th, 2018
A recent .K case has provided an opening for awards of exemplary damages for serious insurance fraud. What are exemplary damages? Typically, in civil proceedings the court awards damages to compensate a plaintiff for a loss suffered as a result of a 

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Newry resident facing insurance fraud charges
Story Link:altoonamirror.com
Published:Oct 12th, 2018
A Newry man faces felony charges after state investigators say he tried to defraud his insurance company. Nicholas A. Markle, 28, 315 Limerick Lane, is accused of filing a fraudulent claim with his insurance company after crashing his 2003 Chevrolet 

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Know about insurance fraud in NJ? Here"s how to report it
Story Link:wobm.com
Published:Oct 11th, 2018
Insurance fraud is a big problem in New Jersey and the nation. Acting state Insurance Fraud Prosecutor Tracy Thompson says insurance fraud is being fought at the federal, state and county level but "we need the help of the community to be vigilant and

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Michigan agency wrongly accused thousands of insurance fraud
Story Link:insurancebusinessmag.com
Published:Oct 11th, 2018
A case involving Michigan residents who were falsely accused of insurance fraud is headed to the state's supreme court. Attorneys for the plaintiffs in the class-action lawsuit say that it has major implications for tens of thousands of people who were

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Toledo woman admits to insurance fraud scheme
Story Link:toledoblade.com
Published:Oct 10th, 2018
A South Toledo woman pleaded no contest Wednesday to scheming with a man to burn his home for insurance money. Gloria Hollingsworth, 36, of the 500 block of Carlton Street, pleaded no contest to insurance fraud, a third-degree felony, under a bill of 

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Supreme Court hears testimony on timeliness of unemployment lawsuit
Story Link:lansingstatejournal.com
Published:Oct 10th, 2018
Roughly 40,000 Michigan residents were accused of insurance fraud by a defective computer program — the Michigan Integrated Data Automated System, known as MiDAS — which the .IA used from 2013 to 2015. The state has previously acknowledged 

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Residents .rged To Report Insurance Fraud
Story Link:jerseyshoreonline.com
Published:Oct 9th, 2018
TRENTON – It's a crime that costs taxpayers billions of dollars annually. The government wants New Jerseyans to help put a stop to it. Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal and the Office of the Insurance Fraud Prosecutor (OIFP) Insurance Fraud Awareness 

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Failed Insurance Fraud Pair Fined For Data Theft, Bribery
Story Link:law360.com
Published:Oct 9th, 2018
“Even though Storr was ultimately unsuccessful in selling the policies, his and Embling's crimes are not victimless,” Daryl Fryatt, detective constable for City Police's insurance fraud enforcement department, said. “When people commit insurance fraud

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Colusa Man Covicted of Felony Workers" Compensation Insurance Fraud
Story Link:workerscompensation.com
Published:Oct 9th, 2018
Ayala plead no contest to one count of felony workers' compensation insurance fraud. As part of the plea agreement, Ayala's remaining felony counts were dismissed in the interest of justice. The defendant's county jail time is stayed pending successful 

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Shift Technology and NICB Partner to Give Insurers an Early Advantage in Det ...
Story Link:prnewswire.com
Published:Oct 9th, 2018
As a trusted authority in the detection and investigation of insurance fraud, NICB maintains extensive databases on behalf of its member companies. .nder the new partnership, Shift Technology customers using the company's artificial intelligence (AI

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