Florida insurance fraud News

Former Jacksonville Jaguar Player Arrested in $78K Insurance Fraud Scheme

Former Jacksonville Jaguars NFL player and assistant coach Marlon Tarron McCree has been arrested for insurance fraud totaling nearly $78,000, according to a statement from Florida Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Jimmy Patronis. McCree was drafted by the and played for …

Florida Makes 3 Arrests in ‘Operation Rent-to-Burn’ Arson Crime Ring

Three additional people have been arrested for their various roles in an arson-for-profit scheme that took place over 7 years in three Florida counties, according to a statement from Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and State Fire Marshal Jimmy Patronis. Yamina …

Florida Lawyer Gets Prison for $23M Auto Insurance Fraud Scheme

A Florida man has been sentenced to more than a year in prison for his role in a $23 million auto insurance fraud involving chiropractors’ clinics. The SunSentinel reports 55-year-old Jason Dalley wept in court April 16 as a judge …

Florida CFO Releases List of Top 10 Most Wanted Insurance Fraudsters

Florida Chief Financial Officer Jimmy Patronis has released a top 10 list of most wanted insurance fraud criminals and called on local communities to help with finding the individuals. According to a statement from the Florida Department of Financial Services, …

Florida Construction Company Owner Arrested For $1.8 Million Workers’ Comp Scam

A construction company owner in Jacksonville, Fla., has been arrested following a workers’ compensation fraud investigation, according to a report from Florida Chief Financial Officer Jimmy Patronis. Jeovane Felizardo, owner of JJF Construction Services, LLC, is accused of using various …

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 Woman Arrested Over Fraudulent Insurance Claims, Attempt to Steal $178K

A Florida homeowner was arrested for insurance fraud and grand theft following her attempt to file a damage claim against a new insurance policy after already receiving a $60,000 insurance payout from her former insurance provider for the same damages. …

Florida Construction Company Owner Arrested for $1M Workers’ Comp Scam

The owner of a Florida construction company has been arrested for allegedly obtaining a fraudulent workers’ compensation policy by underreporting the number of staff he employed, the company’s annual payroll amount and the company’s scope of work. According to a …

Florida Woman Has SUV Driven Into Lagoon For Insurance Money

Authorities say a Florida woman had her SUV driven into Grand Lagoon and then pretended the vehicle had been stolen. The News Herald of Panama City reported Saturday that 65-year-old Debra Jenkins was charged with insurance fraud. She was arrested …

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. …