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Mother son duo indicted for insurance fraud from the City of Bonham
Story Link:kxii.com
Published:Sep 21st, 2018
Pate said Kathy's son Rickey worked part-time doing clerical work. So he wasn't authorized under health insurance terms. "And they investigated to find out cause they thought about raising the premium for the City of Bonham," Glaser said. Glaser said

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Fire marshals say man, woman charged in arson insurance fraud scheme
Story Link:wvah.com
Published:Sep 21st, 2018
Christopher Carlton Metheny, 35, and his ex-wife, Brittany Marie Drake Metheny, 26, were charged by state Fire Marshal's Office investigators with first-degree arson, burning insured property and fraudulent claims again an insurance company, according

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Woman facing insurance fraud charge
Story Link:altoonamirror.com
Published:Sep 21st, 2018
Lynn A. Hughes, 33, of 1126 Yellow Springs Drive, Williamsburg, was arraigned Wednesday on felony and misdemeanor counts of insurance fraud and a felony theft by deception charge stemming from a claim Hughes filed in January after she crashed her 

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Kauai dentist Terry Allen fined for insurance fraud
Story Link:staradvertiser.com
Published:Sep 20th, 2018
Kauai dentist Terry Allen was ordered by a state Circuit Court judge on Wednesday to pay $20,878 in restitution to Hawaii Medical Service Association for insurance fraud. Read More · Please click here to log in to view this story. – or –. NEW

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Kauai dentist sentenced for insurance fraud
Story Link:staradvertiser.com
Published:Sep 20th, 2018
Kauai dentist Terry Allen was ordered by a state circuit court judge today to pay $20,878 in restitution to Hawaii Medical Service Association for insurance fraud. He was also ordered to pay $2,500 to the Crime Victims Compensation Fund in addition to

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New anti-fraud unit created hopes to lower insurance prices in Michigan
Story Link:upnorthlive.com
Published:Sep 19th, 2018
While the Michigan Attorney General's Office oversees the Consumer Protection Agency, Gregg stands by the statement that the new DIFS anti-fraud unit will solely be responsible for insurance fraud investigations. However, the divide between Snyder and 

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Insurance Commissioner Causey to Florence victims: Don"t be a victim twice
Story Link:wwaytv3.com
Published:Sep 19th, 2018
RALEIGH, NC (Press Release) — North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey urged people victimized by Hurricane Florence to stay strong and avoid being taken advantage of by dishonest contractors and scam artists. “Many of you are already 

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Drugmaker sues healthcare corporation; claims diabetic test strip fraud
Story Link:al.com
Published:Sep 19th, 2018
The Priority Care network "is engaged in a nationwide scheme to carry out insurance fraud related to diabetes care supplies, specifically the test strips used to monitor the level of glucose in the blood," the complaint says. "The Priority Care

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Convicted Felon Sentenced For Insurance Fraud, Prior Convictions ...
Story Link:sfgate.com
Published:Sep 19th, 2018
FAIRFIELD (BCN) A Solano County Superior Court judge Monday sentenced a man convicted of insurance fraud to 11 years in prison, prosecutors said.Man Buys Car Insurance 1 Hour After Crash, Convicted Of Fraud

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Kingwood woman charged with arson, insurance fraud
Story Link:wdtv.com
Published:Sep 19th, 2018
A woman has been charged after allegedly committing arson and insurance fraud.

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California Insurance Commissioner Files Fraud Complaint Against AbbVie
Story Link:biospace.com
Published:Sep 19th, 2018
On Tuesday, California Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones filed an insurance-fraud complaint against AbbVie in Alameda County Superior Court. The complaint alleges that AbbVie “gave illegal kickbacks to health care providers” to prescribe Humira.

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Psychologist charged in $80k insurance scam
Story Link:insurancebusinessmag.com
Published:Sep 19th, 2018
A Connecticut woman has been arrested for allegedly scamming Medicaid out of nearly $80,000. Dr. Jeannie Pasacreta, 61, has been charged with one count each of first-degree larceny by defrauding a public community, health insurance fraud, and 

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Two Wyoming County men sentenced for insurance fraud by arson
Story Link:register-herald.com
Published:Sep 18th, 2018
The jury found Windel Lester, 67, his ex-wife Georgetta Lester Kenney, 42, and Windel Lester's sons, James “Punkin” Lester, 48, and Greg Lester, 41, guilty of various charges related to the arson and insurance fraud scheme. Their sentencing hearings

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AbbVie shares fall after California insurance regulator sues company over al ...
Story Link:cnbc.com
Published:Sep 18th, 2018


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Hearing continued for Ridley insurance agent
Story Link:delcotimes.com
Published:Sep 18th, 2018


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Former Long Island chiropractor falsely billed insurance company, feds say
Story Link:newsday.com
Published:Sep 17th, 2018
A former operator of chiropractic offices in Hicksville and West Hempstead was charged Monday with fraud after officials said he billed a health insurance company for more than $2 million for services that were not performed. Raymond R. Pellegrino, 50, 

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Irish doctors on trial in .K over alleged insurance fraud
Story Link:irishtimes.com
Published:Sep 15th, 2018
Anthony and Anne-Louise McGrath accused of lying about burglary to get funds to ease debts.

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Former Mahomet counselor gets 18 months for insurance fraud
Story Link:news-gazette.com
Published:Sep 15th, 2018
According to a release from ..S. Attorney John Childress' office, Christopher "Kip" DiFilippo, 40, of Bakersville, Calif., formerly of Mahomet, pleaded guilty May 11 to one count of health care fraud. DiFilippo admitted that between 2012 and 2017, he

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Woman sentenced to 60 months for crop insurance fraud
Story Link:farmanddairy.com
Published:Sep 14th, 2018
LEXINGTON, Ky. — Debra Muse, 63, of Wallingford, Kentucky, was sentenced Sept. 11 to 60 months in federal prison, by .nited States District Judge Joseph M. Hood, for conspiracy to commit crop insurance fraud and crop insurance fraud. Muse was also 

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Pharmacist faces 60 counts of insurance fraud
Story Link:insurancebusinessmag.com
Published:Sep 14th, 2018
A former Walmart pharmacist has been charged with 145 felony counts – including 60 counts of insurance fraud – and 120 misdemeanor counts for allegedly writing up phony prescriptions for his own use. Richard Wisz, 65, of Ligonier, Pa., had been 

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Michigan Insurance Department Getting New Anti-Fraud .nit
Story Link:insurancejournal.com
Published:Sep 13th, 2018
The move follows discussion in the Legislature in recent years about creating an authority to crack down on auto insurance fraud — an effort that has stalled over other proposed changes to the auto no-fault law. Snyder says fraud is driving up the

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Ex-Pharmacist Facing Insurance Fraud, Forgery Charges
Story Link:cleveland.cbslocal.com
Published:Sep 13th, 2018
Ex-Pharmacist Facing Insurance Fraud, Forgery Charges. A man who worked as a pharmacist at multiple Walmart locations in western Pennsylvania is accused of fraudulently obtaining prescriptions for his own use; KDKA's Meghan Schiller reports.

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Portage man to repay $16358 after pleading guilty to unemployment insurance ...
Story Link:nwitimes.com
Published:Sep 12th, 2018
"Combating fraud preserves employer-paid monies in the trust fund for those individuals whom are truly in need of unemployment insurance benefits," said Regina Ashley, DWD chief unemployment insurance and workforce solutions officer.

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Sixty-three-year-old insurance agent gets five years for "pervasive" insuran ...
Story Link:insurancebusinessmag.com
Published:Sep 12th, 2018
Debra Muse, 63, was the first defendant to be sentenced as part of an investigation into a major crop insurance fraud scheme. In April, Muse pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to defraud the .nited States and one count of making a false

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Winning the war on insurance claims fraud
Story Link:propertycasualty360.com
Published:Sep 12th, 2018
However, recent advancements in analytics technologies gives insurers new hope in the fight, since optimizing fraud management is an ideal use-case for the application of advanced analytics and artificial intelligence (AI). As more insurers consider

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