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Connecticut Woman Gets Suspended Sentence in Insurance Arson Case

A Connecticut woman accused of using fireworks to burn down her Windham, Connecticut, home for insurance has received a fully suspended prison sentence. The Day of New London reports 48-year-old Julie Amero-Volle pleaded no contest to third-degree arson and pleaded …

Miami Agent Arrested for Stealing More than $80K from Clients

The Florida Department of Financial Services’ Division of Insurance Fraud has announced the arrest of Mandy Rodriguez, 35, on felony fraud and grand theft charges after an investigation revealed that Rodriguez, a licensed insurance agent, allegedly stole more than $80,000 …

Cal Fire Captain, Insurance Agent Brother Arrested For Insurance Fraud

A California Fire captain and his insurance agent brother have been arrested for insurance fraud. Neal Moriarty, 38, a Cal Fire Captain, and Ross Moriarty, 42, a licensed insurance agent, were arrested last week on multiple felony counts of insurance …

North Carolina Man Accused of Causing Over 12 Accidents for Insurance Money

Police in Asheville, N.C., say a man involved in more than a dozen wrecks in three years is accused of deliberately causing the accidents and trying to collect insurance later. The Asheville Citizen-Times reports that warrants at the Buncombe County …

Harmful Treatments Get Michigan Doctor 45 Years in Prison

Calling the scheme “horrific,” a judge sentenced a Detroit-area cancer doctor to 45 years in prison for collecting millions from insurance companies while poisoning more than 500 patients through needless treatments that wrecked their health. U.S. District Judge Paul Borman …

Florida Fraud Case to be Featured on A&E Series

The Florida Division of Insurance Fraud will be featured on tonight’s episode of A&E’s newest series, American Takedown, at 10pm EST. According to producers, American Takedown goes behind the scenes of America’s biggest criminal cases. The episode follows the breakdown …

N.J. Brothers Admit Recruiting Auto Accident Victims for Chiropractic Facilities

Two brothers in New Jersey have admitted organizing a scheme to recruit motor vehicle accident victims as patients for chiropractic facilities they controlled. State authorities say 52-year-old Anhuar Bandy and his 53-year-old brother, Karim Bandy, both of Colts Neck, New …

North Carolina Man Charged with 8 Counts of Insurance Fraud

A Raleigh, N.C., man has been charged with eight counts of insurance fraud, eight counts obtaining property by false pretense, four counts of attempting to obtain property by false pretense and four counts of providing a false statement on an …

Missouri Pair Sentenced to Prison for Arson, Insurance Fraud

Two men have been sentenced to federal prison for arson and insurance conspiracy after authorities say they conspired to burn houses they bought and insured in Kansas City, Mo. A news release from U.S. Attorney Tammy Dickinson says 28-year-old Joshua …

N.J. Man Sentenced for Insurance Fraud Over Damage Done to Car

A Newark, New Jersey, man who committed insurance fraud is now headed to prison. New Jersey state authorities say Derrick Smith recently received a three-year sentence. Smith sought more than $15,000 from his insurer for damage done to his car …