New York Woman Arrested for Insurance Fraud

May 30, 2001

Dawn Marie Connelly of Pittsford was recently arrested, charged with insurance fraud in the third degree and grand larceny in the third degree. Connelly’s arrest was the result of a joint investigation by the Insurance Department’s Frauds Bureau and the Monroe County Sheriff’s office.

Connelly, 38, is alleged to have gathered more than $5,000 in no-fault benefits from Feb. 14 to May 17 of 2000 which she was not entitled to from Travelers Insurance Co. Connelly was allegedly taking in no-fault loss wage benefits resulting from a 1998 auto accident. In February of last year, she continued full-time work as a nurse but allegedly continued to obtain the no fault benefits.

If found guilty of the charges, Connelly could receive up to seven years in prison

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