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ABI Calls for Action as Fraudulent Accident Claims Rise by 18%

The Association of British Insurers latest study concludes that “the value of fraudulent insurance claims uncovered by insurers rose to a record £1.3 billion [$2.177 billion] in 2013, up 18 percent on the previous year.” Those figures “are more than …

Florida Man Gets 7 Years in New Jersey Insurance Fraud Scam

A Florida man who worked for a now-defunct southern New Jersey construction company has been sentenced to seven years in state prison for his role in a home-repairs scam.. The New Jersey attorney general’s office’s insurance fraud division says Marcin …

Public Adjusting Firm, Owner Admit Insurance Fraud in New Jersey

State authorities in New Jersey say a Monmouth County-based public adjusting company has admitted submitting fraudulent insurance claims in an attempt to defraud a New Jersey-based insurer out of more than $15,000. Long Branch-based Northeast Claims Group recently pleaded guilty …

Ex-Construction Firm Worker Admits Role in N.J. Insurance Fraud

A Florida man who worked for a now-defunct southern New Jersey construction company has admitted his role in a scheme in which he purposely damaged homes he claimed had been hit by hail. New Jersey authorities announced Monday that 34-year-old …

Five Arrested In California Million-Dollar Mobile Phone Insurance Scam

Five Northern California residents were arrested by California Department of Insurance fraud investigators and booked into the Sacramento County jail and charged with multiple felony counts related to alleged insurance fraud totaling nearly $1 million, according to CDI. Investigators allege …