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Philadelphia Fire Captain Facing Charges for Insurance Fraud

A Philadelphia Fire Department captain has been arrested and charged with insurance fraud. Court records show 43-year-old Yolanda Stallings, of Philadelphia, Penn., was arrested June 27 and charged with various offenses including forgery and false reports. A department spokeswoman says …

Kentucky Attorney Accused of Stealing $550K in Insurance Settlements from Clients

A Kentucky attorney is facing charges in federal court that he defrauded clients out of their insurance settlements for $550,000. The U.S. Attorney’s office in Louisville says James Grant King allegedly committed aggravated identity theft and wire fraud from 2007 …

Pennsylvania Doctor Surrenders to Authorities for Role in Insurance Fraud

A Pennsylvania doctor has surrendered to federal authorities to spend up to seven years in prison for his part in an insurance fraud scheme involving a defunct drug laboratory. Fifty-five-year-old John Johnson, of Hollidaysburg, surrendered Friday after his conviction on …

Guilty Plea in Arkansas U-Haul Rental Insurance Scam

A Jonesboro, Ark., woman has been sentenced to five years’ probation, court costs and restitution after pleading guilty to her role in a staged automobile accident in 2014 involving a U-Haul rental. Jennifer Haggins, 31, entered a plea of guilty …

New Jersey Man Charged with Insurance Fraud, Theft by Deception

A Middlesex County, N.J., man has been charged with insurance fraud and theft by deception for allegedly impersonating his deceased mother to obtain cheaper renters insurance under her senior-discounted policy and for falsifying claims for jewelry and other items stolen …

Two More Plead Guilty in Connecticut Auto Insurance Scam

Two Connecticut men have been convicted of staging car crashes to defraud insurance companies. Federal prosecutors say 32-year-old Mackenzy Noze, and 33-year-old Jonas Joseph, both of Norwich, Conn., were convicted by a jury Thursday of multiple fraud and conspiracy offenses. …

Pair in Arkansas Staged Crash Scams Get Jail Terms for Insurance Fraud

An Arkansas duo behind two fake crashes and false insurance claims have each received three-year prison sentences, the Arkansas Insurance Department announced. Jeremy Fisher, 36, and Teneshia White, 34, both of Pine Bluff, were sentenced for their roles in staged …

Ex-Officer in New Jersey May be Spared Prison Terms for Insurance Fraud

A former police officer who fraudulently claimed his half-sister was his wife as part of an insurance fraud scheme to get coverage for her and her son will be allowed to a pre-trial program. The charges against Alix Antoine could …

Texas Lawyer Indicted in Roof Claims Insurance Fraud Case

A Texas attorney been released on $20,000 bond after being indicted on charges of organized criminal activity, legal misconduct, and insurance fraud related to hail claims, the Texas Department of Insurance announced. A Tarrant County grand jury on June 5 …

26 People Wanted in Georgia Over $155K Auto Insurance Fraud Ring

Arrest warrants were issued this week for 26 suspects in connection with an automobile insurance fraud ring centered in the Columbus, Georgia area, according to a statement from Insurance Commissioner Ralph Hudgens. According to the statement, the fraud ring allegedly …