Insurance Fraud Headlines for April 24, 2015

FraudApril24Here are today’s top insurance fraud stories:

* Man Involved in Multi-State Theft Ring Faces New Charge (Insurance News)

* Florida Man convicted of insurance fraud (Command Investigations)]

* Poughkeepsie man charged with insurance fraud (MidHudson News)

* Woman pleads guilty to forgery, insurance fraud (TribLIVE)

* Alleged Theft Ring Mastermind Faces New Insurance Fraud Charge (TriState)

 

Insurance Fraud Headlines for April 23, 2015

Here are the top insurance fraud stories for today:

* MLB outfielder Josh Reddick’s father arrested in Georgia (Contra Costa Times)

* Car Thieves Exploit Technology (NICB Blog)

* Woman jailed for forgery, insurance fraud (The County Record)

* Analytics Offers Edge for Insurers Fighting Organized Insurance Fraud Rings (Carrier Management)

 

 

Car Thieves Exploit Technology

As we’ve reported over the past few months thieves are finding new ways around technology designed to keep them out of cars. Roger Morris, Chief Communications Officer of the National Insurance Crime Bureau, talked with CBS News correspondent Vladimir Duthiers on how thieves are now able to amplify the signal sent by your car’s key fob to unlock the doors.

View the video report here.

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Insurance Fraud Headlines for April 22, 2015

Here are the top insurance fraud stories for today:

* New safety features reducing auto accidents (Insurance Information Institute)

* Three Virginia women face federal charges related to student loans, insurance fraud (IFA)

* Florida Man Ousted in Comp Fraud Case (Workerscompensation.com)

* Miami Man Sentenced for Identity Theft Tax Fraud Scheme Involving the Unauthorized       Use of Debit Cards (FBI)

* Toronto man charged with auto insurance fraud (Canadian Underwriter)

* Washington State Man Tackled in Comp Fraud (Workerscompensation.com)

 

Top Insurance Fraud Stories for April 21, 2015

Here are the top fraud stories in the news today:

* Ex-mayor of Milledgeville, arrested on insurance fraud charges (The Telegraph)

* Pair arrested and charged with workers’ compensation insurance fraud (Savannah Now)

* Man Arrested as Part of Investigation Into Fraud of Elderly Woman (Insurance News)

* Thomaston man pleads guilty to insurance fraud (Registered Citizen)

Top Insurance Fraud Stories for April 20, 2015

Here are the top fraud stories in the news today:

* Michigan Auto Insurance Bills Passed by Senate (Insurance Journal)

* Alabama ranks No. 1 in most violent tornadoes (AL.com)

* BMX bike racer caught on camera admits defrauding state (Kitsap Sun)

* Police Chief Busted for Insurance Fraud in Northeast Alabama (WDEF)

* Man Accused of Insurance Fraud for Alleged False Claims (JDNews)

Top Insurance Fraud Stories for April 17, 2015

Here are the top fraud stories in the news today:

* Digital Car Thieves on the Rise (NICB Blog)

* Two Brooklyn landlords arrested for fraud (PIX 11)

* Dentist charged with fraud (MIX 97FM)

* 3 Subcontractors of True Religion Brand Jeans Arrested on $78M Work Comp (KCAL 9)

*How Canadian insurance companies are cracking down on fake claims (Financial Post)

 

Digital Car Thieves on the Rise

Earlier this year we issued a warning about the “mystery device” that can emulate a vehicle’s key. Experts are now saying that it is a power amplifier which amplifies a signal that your key gives off to open your door. FOX 11’s Stephanie Stanton has more on this growing issue.

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Top Insurance Fraud Stories for April 15, 2015

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John Choi addresses the media in February

Here are the top fraud stories in the news today:

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* Keeping Your Car Safe From Electronic Thieves (The New York Times)

* Counting the cost of America’s insurance fraud epidemic (propertycasualty360.com)

* Family behind $20 million insurance fraud schemed headed to trial (Insurance Business America)

*Two Allendale County men accused of staging train-car collision in insurance fraud scheme (The Post and Courier)