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Family accused in insurance fraud scheme after burning homes down
Story Link:wsaz.com
Published:Nov 18th, 2017
(WVVA) -- Federal prosecutors shut down two local businesses, seized the property, and charged the owners with insurance fraud. According to court documents obtained by WVVA, Windel Lester, 66, his ex-wife Georgetta Lester, 41, sons James Lester, 47, 

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Walton County HR director charged with insurance fraud
Story Link:nwfdailynews.com
Published:Nov 18th, 2017
Once we became aware of these allegations, it was imperative that the Sheriff's Office be allowed to conduct their investigation with no influence or interference 

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McDowell family indicted in connection to insurance fraud schemes ...
Story Link:wvgazettemail.com
Published:Nov 17th, 2017
Criminal activity is allegedly a family affair for four Mercer County residents indicted on federal charges this week.McDowell family accused of insurance fraud | News | register-herald

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Walton County Human Resources Director arrested for insurance ...
Story Link:weartv.com
Published:Nov 17th, 2017
The Walton County Human Resources Director has been arrested for insurance fraud following an investigation by Walton County Sheriff's Office and Florida 

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Injured Worker Caught Playing Hockey Pleads Guilty to Insurance ...
Story Link:workcompcentral.com
Published:Nov 17th, 2017
An injured worker who played with an amateur hockey team while saying he was too injured to work has pleaded guilty to insurance fraud, the Rome Sentinel 

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Montclair attorney pleads guilty to role in $4 million insurance fraud ring
Story Link:montclairlocal.news
Published:Nov 17th, 2017
A Montclair attorney has pleaded guilty to charges related to his alleged role in a $4 million medical insurance fraud ring. Mark Gertner pleaded guilty to third-degree third-degree criminal running, according to an announcement from Attorney General 

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Montclair Attorney Pleads Guilty In Fraud Ring that Bilked Nearly $4 Million ...
Story Link:tapinto.net
Published:Nov 17th, 2017
TRENTON – Mark Gertner, of Montclair, has pleaded guilty to third-degree criminal running and is awaiting sentencing in a medical fraud ring that bilked nearly $4 million from insurance carriers, Attorney General Christopher S. Porrino and the Office

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Accountant arrested for life insurance scam
Story Link:insurancebusinessmag.com
Published:Nov 17th, 2017
Earle Turner Sr., 57, has been charged with 19 counts of insurance fraud, 11 counts of identity fraud and one count of theft by deception, according to Georgia Insurance Commissioner Ralph Hudgens. Turner allegedly falsified multiple life insurance 

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Hazleton women commited fraud, state police say
Story Link:standardspeaker.com
Published:Nov 17th, 2017
She faces four counts of criminal conspiracy for possession of a controlled substance by misrepresentation; four counts of criminal conspiracy for insurance fraud; one count of false insurance claim and two counts of forgery. Linda Krotick and Krista

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Accounting News Roundup: Insurance Fraud and Tax Reform Gets ...
Story Link:goingconcern.com
Published:Nov 16th, 2017
Here's an interesting diversion in the ABB section from the usual “Accountant Embezzles Funds” story: insurance fraud! An Atlanta-area CPA, Earle Turner Sr., 

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Accountant arrested for insurance fraud
Story Link:middletownpress.com
Published:Nov 16th, 2017
ATLANTA (AP) — An accountant has been arrested for allegedly falsifying multiple life insurance applications and collecting more than $11,000 in death benefits. Insurance Commissioner Ralph Hudgens says 67-year-old Earle Turner Sr., of McDonough, 

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Salem man charged with felony insurance fraud, theft
Story Link:poststar.com
Published:Nov 15th, 2017
Robert P. Smilansky, 60, of Salem, was charged with felony counts of grand larceny, insurance fraud and forgery after an investigation by the state Department of Finance into alleged insurance fraud, according to the Washington County District Attorney

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Accountant Arrested for Insurance Fraud | Georgia News | .S News
Story Link:usnews.com
Published:Nov 15th, 2017
ATLANTA (AP) — An accountant has been arrested for allegedly falsifying multiple life insurance applications and collecting more than $11000 in death 

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VIDEO: CPA arrested in DeKalb for insurance fraud | Atlanta: News ...
Story Link:wsbradio.com
Published:Nov 15th, 2017
A six-month investigation by the State Insurance Commissioner's Office leads to a raid and arrest of a DeKalb County CPA on insurance fraud charges.CPA accused of falsifying multiple life insurance applications - Story

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DA To Retry Guldi On Felony Larceny And Insurance Fraud Charges
Story Link:27east.com
Published:Nov 15th, 2017
After several months of freedom and the possibility that he would never see the inside of another courtroom, former Suffolk County lawmaker George Guldi learned on Wednesday that he must return to Suffolk County Criminal Court on January 2, 2018, so he 

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Motor insurance fraud: Reports of sham accidents on the rise
Story Link:channelnewsasia.com
Published:Nov 14th, 2017
Motor insurance fraud is the act of deceiving insurers into giving a payout for property damage or personal injury caused by a fake traffic accident. Moreover, a majority of motor insurance fraud cases are linked to large-scale syndicates, officers

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Funeral director pleads to insurance fraud
Story Link:wvmetronews.com
Published:Nov 14th, 2017
WINFIELD,W.Va. — A Putnam County funeral home director will face 3 to 30 years in prison and up to $30,000 in fines for defrauding an insurance company. Chad Harding, owner of Gatens-Harding Funeral Home, entered the plea agreement with the 

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Another guilty plea in multi-million dollar health insurance scam
Story Link:nj.com
Published:Nov 14th, 2017
CAMDEN -- An 11th person has admitted his role in a wide-ranging insurance scam that defrauded the state and health insurers out of millions of dollars. Pharmaceutical sales representative Andrew Gerstel, 39, of Galloway, pleaded guilty to conspiracy

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Nationwide highlights importance of fighting fraud
Story Link:insurancebusinessmag.com
Published:Nov 14th, 2017
According to data from Nationwide's third annual survey of 1,069 business owners, roughly 20% of business owners reported they were concerned about both internal and external fraud – which ranked fraud as one of the biggest business concerns behind 

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Bern Township couple charged in construction fraud
Story Link:readingeagle.com
Published:Nov 14th, 2017
The victims also provided two checks from their insurance agent issued in September to Wunder for more than $49,000 in work estimates. An additional $24,795 in checks were shown to investigators for materials that were bought and/or ordered but were 

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Putnam funeral home owner pleads guilty to felony fraud charges
Story Link:wvgazettemail.com
Published:Nov 13th, 2017
.nder the agreement, Harding agreed to plead guilty to the three felony charges and to “cooperate with us on other investigations that may be in play, that are not specifically related to the issue of insurance fraud,” according to Putnam County

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New York contractor arrested in comp fraud scheme
Story Link:businessinsurance.com
Published:Nov 13th, 2017
His felony counts include grand larceny, insurance fraud, falsifying business records, and criminal possession of a forged instrument, according to the statement. In 2014, Mr. Marino allegedly aimed to become a construction subcontractor on the project

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10 from the Pee Dee charged for insurance fraud scheme
Story Link:wbtw.com
Published:Nov 10th, 2017
COL.MBIA, SC (WBTW) – SLED agents say serveral people involved in an insurance fraud ring in the Pee Dee have been taken into custody. Ten people were arrested by state law enforcement on 59 charges, according to the relase from SLED. The group 

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SLED: 10 Pee Dee residents charged for insurance fraud after car ...
Story Link:wpde.com
Published:Nov 9th, 2017
South Carolina Law Enforcement Division (SLED) officials say 10 Pee Dee residents have been charged in connection with fraudulent insurance claims 

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Woman committed insurance fraud to get $3K in dental work, Pa. court finds
Story Link:pennlive.com
Published:Nov 9th, 2017
Despite her claims to the contrary, a state appeals court panel has found that a woman committed insurance fraud when she lied so she could get her teeth fixed. Amy Lee Palmer sent a forged a letter from an insurer to her dental surgeon, who then

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