Insurance Fraud


2 Store Owners Charged In $1.3M Cell Phone Insurance Fraud Scheme

Officials Wednesday announced two cell phone store owners have been charged for their involvement in an insurance fraud scheme that amounted to over $1 million.


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Insurance Broker Accused Of Stealing $500K From Accounts, Including LAUSD Program

An insurance broker faces charges of grand theft Friday for allegedly stealing more than $500,000 from accounts managed by his employer, including a Los Angeles Unified School District program.


Anita Maxwell on "Bridezillas." (credit: YouTube)

‘Bridezilla’ Who Was Left At Altar Charged With Insurance Fraud

A woman who appeared on the reality TV series “Bridezillas” has surrendered to authorities on 14 felony counts of insurance fraud.


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Ex-Insurance Agent Accused Of Stealing $110K From Aunt’s Policy

A former insurance agent from Orange has been arrested on suspicion of stealing $110,000 from his aunt’s life insurance policy, officials said.


Actor Tom Hanks and his wife Rita Wilson attend the European premiere of 'Captain Phillips' on the opening night of the 57th BFI London Film Festival at Odeon Leicester Square on October 9, 2013 in London, England. (credit: Tim P. Whitby/Getty Images)

Insurance Broker Who Defrauded Tom Hanks Gets 27 Months

A Thousand Oaks insurance broker has been handed a 27-month sentence for over-billing actor Tom Hanks and his wife Rita WIlson.


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State Insurance Officials Warn Of Scams After Silver Fire

The blaze, which broke out last Wednesday, burned 20,292 and caused injury to 11 firefighters and one civilian and destroyed 48 structures.


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Moreno Valley School Board Member Gets Prison For Pimping, Fraud

A Moreno Valley school board member was sentenced Friday to 14 years in prison for running a sex-for-money operation and filing fraudulent insurance claims.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/08/2013

Glendale Attorney Faces New Charges In Alleged Insurance Fraud

Nine new criminal charges were filed Wednesday against a Glendale attorney first charged in October 2009 in a case involving an auto insurance fraud ring that staged auto accidents.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/30/2011

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Jewelry Store Owner Sentenced For Diamond Fraud

A Los Angeles jewelry store owner falsely reported a nearly $100,000 diamond theft and then collected the insurance money.