Florida Department of Financial Services (DFS) Bureau of Insurance Fraud News

Florida Disaster Fraud Team Investigation Leads to False Claim Arrest

A Florida man was arrested last month after he was caught lying to his insurance company in an attempt to file a false insurance claim for vehicle for damage allegedly caused by Hurricane Irma, according to a statement from Florida …

Miami Agency Owner Charged with Creating Fake Policies, Stealing $276K in Premiums

A Florida insurance agency owner has been arrested after being accused of submitting fake insurance applications and stealing nearly $300,000 in insurance premiums. According to a statement from Chief Financial Officer Jimmy Patronis announced the arrest of Jose Manuel Caballero-Morlesin …

Florida to Deploy Anti-Fraud Strike Teams to Areas Hard-Hit by Irma

Anti-fraud strike teams comprised of investigators working for the Department of Financial Services’ Division of Investigative and Forensic Services will soon be deployed across the state in an effort to to protect Floridians from post-storm fraud, according to a statement …

Miami Insurance Agent Arrested Over Assisted Living Facility Fraud Scheme

An investigation led by the Florida Department of Financial Services (DFS) Bureau of Insurance Fraud has led to the arrest of a Miami insurance agent for attempting to evade a higher insurance premium for his assisted living facility (ALF) client. …