New Jersey Office of the Insurance Fraud Prosecutor News

New Jersey Man Sentenced to 3 Years in Prison for Insurance Fraud

New Jersey Attorney General Christopher S. Porrino and the Office of the Insurance Fraud Prosecutor announced that a Woodbridge, N.J., man was sentenced to three years in prison for reporting that his motorcycle had been stripped of its parts by …

4 N.J. Residents Charged With Staging Car Crash, Seeking Insurance Payouts

A Union County, New Jersey, man and three others were indicted on Oct. 14 for allegedly orchestrating a staged auto accident in Paterson, New Jersey, in 2012 and later seeking more than $48,000 in medical payouts from his insurer, authorities …

New Jersey Motorcyclist Indicted for Insurance Fraud

A New Jersey man has been indicted for allegedly reporting that his motorcycle had been stripped of its parts by thieves on two occasions, when in actuality he directed a repair shop to remove the parts so that he could …

N.J. Man Admits Staging Auto Accidents for $179K Insurance Payments

A New Jersey resident pleaded guilty to orchestrating two auto accident staging scams in 2010 that resulted in insurance payouts of $179,210 for medical treatment and personal injury settlement proceeds, according to officials. New Jersey’s Acting Attorney General John Hoffman …

N.J. Roofing Co. Exec Admits to Misleading Its Workers’ Comp Carrier

Authorities said the president of a roofing company in New Jersey pleaded guilty to providing false and misleading information to the company’s workers’ compensation carrier in order to avoid paying hundreds of thousands of dollars in insurance premiums that he …

N.J. Insurance Fraud Prosecutor, Overseas Regulator Discuss Anti-Fraud Efforts

New Jersey’s Acting Attorney General John Hoffman announced that the South Korea’s insurance fraud regulator visited New Jersey Tuesday to learn about the successes of New Jersey’s Office of the Insurance Fraud Prosecutor in overhauling its anti-fraud efforts, and to …