New Jersey insurance fraud News

New Jersey, Allstate Recover Millions in PIP Insurance Fraud Case

New Jersey insurance officials said they have recovered $3.5 million in a personal injury insurance fraud case involving chiropractors, physicians, medical facilities, billing companies and others. In a case connected to the same operation, Allstate Insurance recovered more than $20 …

New Jersey Diner Owner Charged With Arson, Insurance Fraud

Authorities say a New Jersey diner owner has been charged with burning down the restaurant to collect insurance money. The New Jersey Herald reports that Tina Diakos was arrested and charged on May 13 with setting the March 8 fire …

Indictment: Former N.J. Insurance Salesman Stole Elderly Woman’s Savings

An insurance salesman in New Jersey whose license was revoked for defrauding elderly clients is now facing charges that he stole the $305,000 life savings of a 90-year-old family friend, state authorities said Monday. Robert Berlin faces several counts in …

N.J. Neurologist Accused of Filing Fraudulent Bills to Insurers

Authorities announced that a North Jersey doctor has been indicted for allegedly billing numerous insurance carriers for medical procedures he did not perform himself or that were not performed at all. New Jersey Acting Attorney General John Hoffman and the …

2 South Jersey Businesses Accused of Workers’ Comp Fraud Scheme

Authorities alleged that a recycling company in South Jersey conspired with an insurance agency to provide misleading information to a workers’ compensation carrier to obtain lower premiums on workers’ compensation insurance. New Jersey Acting Attorney General John J. Hoffman announced …

N.J. Neurologist Charged With Illegally Using Runner to Recruit Patients

A New Jersey neurologist has been charged with allegedly paying a “runner” to bring him patients and then falsifying the treatment provided to the patients on claims to the insurance company, New Jersey Acting Attorney General John J. Hoffman and …

N.J. Man Gets 3-Year Sentence for Faking Mercedes Carjacking to Get $38K

A New Jersey man who fabricated a story about being carjacked is heading to prison. Maurice Douglas received a three-year sentence on Monday, New Jersey Acting Attorney General John Hoffman said. Douglas, 42, had pleaded guilty in March to insurance …

New Jersey Psychologist Faces Insurance Fraud Charges

Authorities in Monmouth County, New Jersey, have accused a psychologist of submitting approximately 120 fraudulent insurance claims totaling more than $15,000. Prosecutors have charged 62-year-old Edward Merski of Old Bridge with health care claims fraud, insurance fraud, theft by deception …