Aflac News

Aflac Claims Workers’ Compensation Claims Drop for Firms Offering Accident, Disability Insurance

A high percentage —  42 percent on average — of all companies providing access to voluntary accident and disability insurance report declines in their workers’ compensation claims, according to the results of an online survey released by Aflac, a leading …

Port Authority Police Officer Accused of Insurance Fraud in New York

A Port Authority police officer has been charged with insurance fraud for claiming he was disabled while moonlighting in a rock band. Authorities say Christopher Inserra defrauded the AFLAC insurance company and the Port Authority of New York and New …

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 that 47-year-old Chuck Hager was arrested and charged with 13 felonies. The pastor of New Beginnings Christian …

Oklahoma Agent Sentenced for Fraud in McCurtain County

Oklahoma Insurance Commissioner John D. Doak and McCurtain County District Attorney Mark Matloff announced the conviction and subsequent sentencing of Matthew Hammer, a formerly licensed insurance agent in Oklahoma. The Oklahoma Insurance Department’s Anti-Fraud Unit led the investigation of Hammer, …

Texas Family Pleads Guilty in Scheme to Defraud Aflac

Seven family members, including a former Hidalgo County district court probation officer, have been convicted for their roles in a $3 million scheme to defraud American Family Life Assurance Company (Aflac). In a news release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office …

10 South Texas Residents Sentenced to Prison for Insurance Fraud

Ten south Texas residents have been sentenced to federal prison for their roles in a scheme to defraud the American Family Life Assurance Company (Aflac) by filing false injury claims under Aflac’s Accident-Only Insurance Plan, U. S. Attorney Kenneth Magidson …

20 in South Texas Plead Guilty to Insurance Fraud

Federal authorities say 20 South Texas residents have been convicted for their roles in a scheme to defraud the American Family Life Assurance Co. In mid-June, 36 people were indicted on accusations they participated in the scheme designed to defraud …

Aflac CEO Says Exposure to Japan Quake/Tsunami is ‘Limited’

U.S. insurer Aflac Inc , which is the largest foreign insurer in Japan, has “rather limited” financial exposure to the devastating earthquake and tsunami, Aflac’s chief executive said. “Are we going to be hit in terms of earnings or major …