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Fraud fighters to meet in New York for briefings from top officials

IG and DFS fraud bureau heads to address insurance investigators

March 06, 2018, New York, NY — Insurance investigators throughout New York State will gather on March 16 to discuss strategies and hear from top regulators and other officials about fraud trends affecting the Empire State.

The annual meeting of the New York Alliance Against Insurance Fraud also will include a preview of new television and radio advertising campaign to create greater awareness about fraud.

The agenda for the program includes a briefing from the state's workers compensation fraud inspector general of New York's workers compensation.

imageA representative from the N.Y. Department of Financial Services fraud bureau also will be on hand to discuss anti-fraud efforts being deployed in that agency.

Attendees also will hear from New York State Senator Martin Golden who will discuss the magnitude of the opioid crisis in the state. Also on the same topic will be Robert Kent with NYS Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services. He will discuss the relationship between insurance fraud and opioid abuse.

The event will take place Friday, March 16 from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the Paley Center, 25 West 52 St. in New York City. Breakfast and lunch will be served. NYAAIF members should check their e-mail for information on registering or contact

Source: NYAAIF news release

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