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Texas Man Who Drove Car into Gulf Sentenced For Insurance Fraud

An exotic car salvage yard owner in Lufkin, Texas has been sentenced to a year and a day in federal prison after pleading guilty to insurance fraud. The Houston Chronicle reported that in November 2009, Andy House drove his sports …

The Winds of Change are Blowing

This post is part of a series sponsored by CoreLogic. Technology Tracks Wind at the Property Level, Providing More Precise Data Everyone knows Chicago is the Windy City, or is it? According to new data released by CoreLogic® that measures …

Former Northern N.J. Mayor Pleads Guilty to Insurance Fraud Charge

A former northern New Jersey mayor has admitted making false statements to police and an insurance company in a bid to cover up a hit-and-run accident. Former Roselle Mayor Garrett Smith pleaded guilty Tuesday to insurance fraud, one day before …

North Little Rock Schools Want Insurer to Help Pay for Tax Error

The North Little Rock School Board in Arkansas wants the Pulaski County assessor’s office to seek help from its insurance company after problems with tax bills diverted $1 million to Pulaski County schools The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reported that officials likened …

Data Breach of 20K Young Patients at California Hospital

Southern California’s Rady Children’s Hospital says the private health data of more than 20,000 young patients was mistakenly shared with a handful of job applicants. U-T San Diego reported that in one breach this month a Rady employee emailed a …

Ohio Treasurer Withdraws Insurance Claim, Sells Damaged Vehicle for $938

Records show Ohio treasurer Josh Mandel’s failed Senate campaign sold a vehicle totaled in a March wreck shortly after questions arose over the continued use of the vehicle, averting an insurance review that might have clarified unanswered questions surrounding its …

N.Y. Building Co-Owner Gets Prison in Arson, Ordered to Pay Restitution to Insurer

A federal judge has sentenced a 55-year-old central New York man to more than 18 years in prison for his role in the arson of a factory building he co-owned and the subsequent $4.2 million insurance claim. U.S. District Court …