Nev. Man Found Guilty of Felony Insurance Fraud

November 13, 2003

Attorney General Brian Sandoval announced that Patrick Lee
Miller was found guilty of a felony insurance fraud, making false representations to an insurance company. The matter was heard in Humboldt County’s 6th Judicial District Court before Judge Iroz. Sentencing is scheduled for Jan. 12, 2004. Miller faces
one to four years in prison, up to a $5,000.00 fine plus court fees and costs.

“Mr. Miller [allegedly] made a number of false representations to Nationwide Insurance in the context of a claim inquiry,” said Senior Deputy Attorney General Ronda Clifton, who prosecuted the case. “We investigated along with the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office and the Winnemucca Police Department and found that the claim was composed of items that Mr. Miller’s son had been stealing from him, and Mr. Miller had knowledge of that.”

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