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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 …

Oklahoma Man Pleads Guilty To Arson-Related Fraud

A Broken Arrow, Okla. man has pleaded guilty to a federal mail fraud charge that authorities say is related to an alleged arson at an east Tulsa self-storage facility. The Tulsa World reported that a plea agreement has been filed …

Ex-Utah Cop Headed To Jail For Insurance Fraud

A former police officer in Price, Utah has been sentenced to jail for defrauding his car insurance company. Robert Iain Walker was sentenced last week to serve up to five years in prison but the sentence was suspended in lieu …