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3 Georgia Residents Charged With Insurance Fraud

Georgia Insurance Commissioner Ralph Hudgens’ office issued a warrant last week for three Treutlen County residents on charges related to insurance fraud. Theresa Dyer, 59, was charged with one count of insurance fraud. John David Dyer, 33, and Ronald William …

New Jersey Motorcyclist Indicted for Insurance Fraud

A New Jersey man has been indicted for allegedly reporting that his motorcycle had been stripped of its parts by thieves on two occasions, when in actuality he directed a repair shop to remove the parts so that he could …

R.I. Landlord Admits to Burning Down Rental Property for Insurance Money

Federal prosecutors say a Providence, Rhode Island, landlord admitted to setting fire to an occupied building he owned in a scheme to collect insurance payments. Rony Metellus pleaded guilty Monday to one count of defrauding an insurance company. Prosecutors say …

Penn. Superior Court Judge Disbarred for Insurance Fraud Seeks Reinstatement

A former Pennsylvania Superior Court judge who was disbarred after his federal conviction for a $440,000 auto insurance fraud wants his law license reinstated. The Erie Times-News reports 66-year-old Michael Joyce will have a hearing before the Supreme Court’s Disciplinary …

New Jersey Psychologist Faces Insurance Fraud Charges

Authorities in Monmouth County, New Jersey, have accused a psychologist of submitting approximately 120 fraudulent insurance claims totaling more than $15,000. Prosecutors have charged 62-year-old Edward Merski of Old Bridge with health care claims fraud, insurance fraud, theft by deception …

Maryland County Public Schools CFO Suspended for Insurance Fraud

The chief financial officer for Prince George’s County public schools in Maryland has been placed on administrative leave after the Maryland Insurance Administration found he had committed insurance fraud. A school system spokesman tells The Washington Post that Colby White, …

N.C. Authorities Announce Arrests for Alleged Insurance Fraud Schemes

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Wayne Goodwin announced this week charges stemming from two alleged insurance fraud schemes. Authorities said Eric Delano Smith was arrested on Aug. 20 and charged with five counts of insurance fraud, four counts of obtaining property …

Mass. Grand Juries Indict 38 in Alleged Auto Insurance Fraud Scheme

Massachusetts prosecutors say grand juries in Hampshire and Franklin counties have indicted 38 people allegedly involved in an automobile insurance fraud ring. The Northwestern District Attorney’s office said in a statement on Wednesday the scheme largely involved individuals from the …

41 Charged for Multi-Million Dollar Auto Insurance Fraud Scheme in Philadelphia

The Philadelphia district attorney’s office has charged 41 people for what prosecutors described as a multi-million dollar auto insurance fraud scheme. Prosecutors allege Ronald Galati Sr. and his co-conspirators ran their fraud scheme from Galati’s auto repair shop, American Collision …

New Jersey Man Admits to Filing Fraudulent Sandy Insurance Claim

A Monmouth County, N.J., man has pleaded guilty to filing a fraudulent insurance claim related to Superstorm Sandy. Authorities say 74-year-old Farouk Soliman admitted he attempted to recoup the cost of hiring a demolition firm to raze a barn on …