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Rhode Island Equine Insurance Agent Pleads Guilty in $1.3M Fraud Scheme

A Rhode Island insurance agent and agency owner who specializes in providing equine insurance coverage has admitted to operating schemes which defrauded customers, insurance companies and finance companies of approximately $1.3 million. Randall N. Levesque, 57, of Middletown, R.I., is …

Ex-Officer in New Jersey May be Spared Prison Terms for Insurance Fraud

A former police officer who fraudulently claimed his half-sister was his wife as part of an insurance fraud scheme to get coverage for her and her son will be allowed to a pre-trial program. The charges against Alix Antoine could …

Minnesota Insurance Fraud Probe Expands with Chiropractor Indictment

Minnesota Commerce Commissioner Mike Rothman announced that an additional Twin Cities area chiropractor has been indicted on federal criminal charges in connection with an ongoing investigation of large-scale health care fraud related to “no-fault” auto insurance. Timothy Wayne Guthman, age …

School Transit Company, Owner Charged with Insurance Fraud in Pennsylvania

A school transit company with a $2.4 million contract to provide rides to special needs students in a Pittsburgh-area charter school network has been charged with failing to properly insure some vehicles and hiring drivers with criminal records by ignoring …

N.J. Police Captain Accused of Illegally Accessing Private Insurance Database

Authorities have accused a Newark, New Jersey, police captain and a former officer of illegally accessing a private insurance database to sell the information to others. Capt. Anthony Buono of Millstone, New Jersey, and former Officer Dino D’Elia of Nutley, …

Former Georgia Agency Owner Charged With Insurance Fraud

Georgia Insurance Commissioner Ralph Hudgens announced this week that a former insurance agent from Franklin County has been arrested and charged with insurance fraud. Officials said James Travis Williams was arrested and charged with 15 counts of insurance fraud and …