Coalition in the news

As the leading voice on insurance fraud issues, the Coalition is a sought-after source for the news media. Below is a sample of articles and broadcasts featuring Coalition representatives. Click on the headline to view the article.

 

2017

November

FIRST COAST NEWS: The drill on how to save money at the dentist

October

LEXOLOGY: Shrinking Damages with Smart Data

PEW TRUSTS: Tracking down ‘Most Wanted’ insurance fraud suspects

PROPERTY CASUALTY 360: Kentucky legislature overlooks examinations under oath

INSIDE BIG DATA: AL Poised to revolutionize insurance industry

PROPERTY CASUALTY 360: Cosmetic surgery fraud is more than skin deep

September

INTELLIGENT INSURER: Applying miltary-grade intelligence to a multi-billion dollar fraud problem

HISPANICIZE WIRE: 7 ways Latino homeowners can avoid contractor cons after Hurricanes Harvey and Irma

PROPERTY CASUALTY 360: The death of privacy

CHRON.com: Putting your home in someone else's hands? How to find a contractor

PROPERTY CASUALTY 360: Arsonist finds crime doesn't pay, receives 23 years to life

PROPERTY CASUALTY 360: Finding fraud after Hurricane Harvey

BROWNSVILLE HERALD: Avoiding Scammers: 5 Tips for Hiring a Roofing Contractor

CASWELL MESSENGER: Avoiding Scammers: 5 Tips for Hiring a Roofing Contractor

CBS NEWS: Playing a risky game: people who fake death for big money

WDEF.com: Playing a risky game: people who fake death for big money

HUFFPOST: What is a public insurance adjuster and why you may need one after a storm

POLICY GENIUS: What happens if your life insurance beneficiary murders you? Do they still get paid?

NERDWALLET: Beware scam artists in disaster's wake

NASDAQ: Beware scam artists in disaster's wake

BLF: Florida to review law that puts injured undocumented workers at risk of deportation

PROPERTY CASUALTY 360: Using smart technology to combat insurance fraud

August

INSURANCE QUOTES: What is a public insurance adjuster and why you may need one after a storm

CBS NEWS: Will Houston find enough workers to rebuild after Harvey?

CBS NEWS: Long road to recovery for storm victims

ProPublica: Florida lawmakers are reviewing a law targeting undocumented workers injured on the job

WAMU: Florida lawmakers are reviewing a law targeting undocumented workers injured on the job

PACIFIC STANDARD: Florida lawmakers are reviewing a law targeting undocumented workers injured on the job

INSURANCE BUSINESS: State lawmakers to review law targeting injured undocumented workers

INSURANCE JOURNAL: Insurance fraud following catastrophes an unwelcome trend, Oklahoma’s Doak tells U.S. Senators

CLAIMS JOURNAL: Stakeholders examine insurance fraud issues during federal hearing

DALLAS NEWS: Local doctors sue Plano company claiming that it failed to recoup millions from insurers

July

WORKERSCOMPENSATION.com: Workers’ comp fraud busts

KFBK-AM RADIO: Staged crashes podcast

POLICY GENIUS: Avoid getting burned by these summer insurance scams

PROPERTY CASUALTY 360: How you can combat insurance agent fraud

ARGUS LEADER: Lawsuit probers mercenary doctors who deny injury claims

NEWS BLAZE: The high cost of insurance fraud in America

June

CLICK ORLANDO: Windshield scammers targeting Casselberry residents, police say

NEWS CHANNEL 4: Summer insurance scams consumers should be aware of

BUSINESS INSURANCE: Claims experts use data analytics to combat workers comp fraud

May

WBUR: What could be done to prevent insurance-related murders

THE WASHINGTON POST: Too many children are killed for insurance money. Here's how states can stop it.

MOBILE BUSINESS INSIGHTS: How insurance companies can boost customer retention with mobile innovation

OXYGEN: Report: Children are killed for insurance money in alarming numbers

THE WASHINGTON POST: Lessons from a child's tragic death

April

CLAIMS JOURNAL: People News: Auto-owners, concord general, CAIF

PROPERTY CASUALTY 360: How construction cons steal workers' comp premiums: It's a shell game

CBS MONEYWATCH: Your auto insurance may pay for someone’s $10,000 massage therapy

CINCINNATI.com: Pioneering Cincinnati lawyer chases tougher fraud laws

CLAIMS JOURNAL: Status of 2017 anti-fraud legislation around the nation

March

PROPERTY CASUALTY 360: Fraud is not a costs of doing business - and emerging tech is here to prove it

THE LEGAL INTELLIGENCER: The 'Gig' economy in court and its effects on Monday's "American Law Journal"

WORKERSCOMPENSATION.com: Case Update - CA janitorial co owner enters guilty plea in multi-million dollar premium and tax fraud case

EFFINGTON DAILY NEWS: CAIF raises awareness of medical identity theft

SANGAMON SUN: Catching workers' comp fraud benefits consumers, businesses

February

WATE: Roane County woman warns not to fall for Medicare scam

January

KGO RADIO: Michael Finney podcasts

SUN-SENTINEL: People on the Move: Attorneys, judge, receive Florida Bar President's pro bono service awards

BUSINESS INSURANCE: Insurance fraud Hall of Shame announced

FINANCIAL ADVISOR: Insurance fraud schemes that led to death, starvation

TIMELINE: Jumping in front of cars for insurance money helped some 1920s immigrants achieve the American Dream

MY PALM BEACH POST: South Florida doctor among ‘8 worst insurance criminals’ of 2016

BLOOMBERG QUINT: Payfone raises $23.5 million from investors including BlueCross


2016

December

SPB: Jeff Atwater: Arrest made in $100,000 fraud against Citizens Insurance

INSURANCE JOURNAL: Unlicensed Miami public adjuster arrested for $100K water claims scam

PROPERTY CASUALTY 360: Technology is one more tool in the fraud toolbox

REALESTATERAMA: Unlicensed Miami public adjuster arrested for $100K water claims scam

PYMNTS: Blockchain Tracker: wine, diamonds, and IBM

PROPERTY CASUALTY 360: 9 fraudsters join the Hall of Shame

STANDARD EXAMINER: South Ogden woman charged with insurance fraud after Jeep found in ravine

CLAIMS JOURNAL: As insurance fraud surges insurers fight back by automating detection

INSURANCE NETWORKING NEWS: Insurers looking closer at social to detect fraud

November

YDR: Scam artists cast many lures in York County

FIERCE HEALTHCARE: Special Report: 4 ways Trump's win could affect the fight against healthcare fraud

October

PARENT HERALD: Atlanta doctor sent to prison after a false claims

HUFFINGTON POST: Insurance fraud bankrolls America’s opioid epidemic

PROPERTY CASUALTY 360: 5 ways to know your auto glass claim isn’t fraudulent

WORKERS COMPENSATION: Illinois workers' compensation fraud investigations

PROPERTY CASUALTY 360: Around the P&C insurance industry: Oct. 5, 2016

HISTORIC CITY NEWS: Financial and insurance fraud can be avoided

September

PROPERTY CASUALTY 360: 4 ways technology is disrupting fraud

NEWSOK: Fake accidents cost insurance industry billions each year, experts say

August

CONSUMER REPORTS: The rise of medical identity theft

YAHOO! NEWS: The rise of medical identity theft

THE NEW YORK TIMES: How Staten Island’s drug problem made it a target for poaching patients

MONEY TALKS NEWS: How to avoid being a victim of auto insurance fraud

CLAIMS MAGAZINE: Group introduces app to help fight insurance fraud

LINCOLN JOURNAL STAR: Opioid abusers range from day laborers to doctors

OMAHA WORLD-HERALD: Insurance fraud: 'It’s all over the place,' and you should care about it, officials say

HOUSTON PRESS: When dental surgery lands a patient in a world of everlasting regret

July

NJ.com: Bamboozled: Could your auto insurance policy be a fake?

WTXL.com: Homeowners beware of shoddy workers

MANAGED CARE: Boosting a drug's market share can cross a dangerous line

CLAIMS JOURNAL: Anti-Fraud Groups Support EUOs Without Court Order in Kentucky

EAST VALLEY TRIBUNE: Land of the cracked windshields: Flying rocks and debris fracture drivers' patience

LOUISIANA RECORD: Attorney General Landry fighting workers comp fraud with recent arrest

BODYSHOP BUSINESS: New App Helps Fight Insurance Fraud

PROPERTY CASUALTY 360: Group introduces app to help fight insurance fraud

June

AMBEST: Anti-fraud Coalition asks Texas court to side with Allstate over billings claims

INSURANCE JOURNAL: New insurance fraud fighting laws in effect in Minnesota

CLAIMS JOURNAL: Fraud Coalition urges Texas high court to let insurers prove fraud

PROPERTY CASUALTY 360: Social media is a tool to fight insurance fraud

DETROIT FREE PRESS: Michigan legislature crafts opioid bils to stem addiction

May

BANKRATE: 5 dental scams that really bite

COLLISONWEEK: Maryland makes selling and installing fake airbags a crime

MONEYGEEK: Local police fight auto insurance fraud

April

PROPERTY CASUALTY 360: 10 outrageous frauds that failed

PROPERTY CASUALTY 360: Overcoming workers' comp fraud with detection technology

March

CLAIMS JOURNAL: New York inspector general named ‘Fraud Fighter of the Year’

WORKERSCOMPENSATION. com: Inspector General in New York named “Fraud Fighter of the Year”

PROPERTY CASUALTY 360: 10 red flags that could signal a fraudulent Auto claim

AUTO INSURANCE: Walking a fine line with soft fraud detection

PROPERTY CASUALTY 360: Walking a fine line with soft fraud detection

AUTOMOTIVE NEWS: Walking a fine line with soft fraud detection

PALM BEACH POST: Your friends could soon be the key to cheaper insurance

BOBSULLIVAN.net: Can behavioral economics make people more honest? (and help cut your insurance rates)

February

Omaha.com: 'Nebraska's not immune': Insurance thieves set the stage for fraud

WiOD: Local police fight auto insurance fraud

WNDU.com: Faking It: How you can avoid being setup in a staged
vehicle accident

WNDU.com: Faking It: How you're the victim of health insurance fraud

January

INSURANCE NEWS NET: A.M. BestTV: Insurers step up their fraud defenses

WAVE3NEWS: A.M. BestTV: Insurers step up their fraud defenses

FEDERAL NEWS RADIO: The Insurance Fraud Hall of Shame – 1/17/16

NEWS-PRESS.com: Tell Mel: Rebates and benefits: Beware of fraud

A.M. BEST: Insurers step up their fraud defenses

LIFEHEALTHPRO: Massive health insurance scheme earns inclusion in latest class of Insurance Fraud Hall of Shame

WYOMING NEWS: Drake: Show phone scammers you’re not gonna take it

YAHOO! FINANCE: How to fight medical identity theft

BIG NEWS NETWORK: Insurance Fraud Hall of Shame Reveals 2015 Inductees


2015

December

CONSUMER INSURANCE GUIDE: The top 12 dumbest insurance fraud cases: Our annual roundup

INSURANCE JOURNAL: Insurance Fraud Hall of Shame Reveals 2015 Inductees

INSURANCE & FINANCIAL ADVISOR: Phila. prosecutor recognized for work on $400K insurance fraud scheme

INSURANCECANADA.ca: 2015 U.S. Insurance Fraud Hall of Shame

THE FREE LIBRARY: People on the move in the P&C insurance industry

INSURANCE INNOVATION REPORTER: Scum and Villainy: The annual insurance fraud Hall of Shame

WORKERSCOMPENSATION. com: Janitorial company for major hotels hides hundreds of employees; owners indicted for $7 million insurance fraud and tax evasion

PROPERTY CASUALTY 360: People on the move in the P&C insurance industry

THE STANDARD: Breaking up major slip-and-fall ring earns Linda Montag Prosecutor of the Year award

BENEFITS PRO: Meet the 2015 Insurance Fraud Hall of Shame inductees

MEDIDFRAUD: Medical ID theft going mobile?

PROPERTY CASUALTY 360: Meet the 2015 Insurance Fraud Hall of Shame inductees

November

MyStatesman: Surgical monitoring firms receiving scrutiny for doctor deals

INSURANCE BUSINESS: Halloween horror story plot for life insurance

INSURANCE BUSINESS: Lawyers claim Geico turning to civil courts to avoid payments

LIFEHEALTHPRO: The most terrifying acts of life insurance fraud

BOSTON GLOBE: Geico turns to civil suits in bid to fight fraud

PROPERTY CASUALTY 360: The Cartel Connection: Linking insurance fraud, drug cartels and terrorism

October

PROPERTY CASUALTY 360: New study to provide benchmarking data on anti-fraud efforts

U.S. NEWS: How to protect yourself against common medicare scams

September

NEWS4JAX: Windshield repair scheme

LOS ANGELES TIMES: Healthcare watch: How to avoid becoming a victim of Medicare fraud

PROPERTY CASUALTY 360: From Pasha to Prisoner: The Story of Mikhail Zemlyansky

August

INSURANCE & FINANCIAL ADVISOR: NJ insurance laws adds criminal penalties for falsely registering cars in other states

PROPERTY CASUALTY 360: Up in flames: Failing businesses think fraud is the answer

INSURANCE JOURNAL: Kentucky's revised accident victim anti-solicitation law under fire, again

July

WNY Living: Consumers warned about staged crashes, crooked agents in NY

BALTIMORE SUN: Local hospital, doctor named in lawsuit over fake surgical hardware

June

CLAIMS JOURNAL: New law in Minnesota add more anti-fraud measures

INSURANCE JOURNAL: New insurance fraud fighting laws in effect in Minnesota

NJ.com: Bamboozled: Could N.J. be the next victim of this growing car insurance fraud scheme

AARP: New Medicare scams spread across U.S.

MANAGED CARE: Confronting the epidemic of opioid overdoses

May

BOING BOING: How police punish impoverished victims of car insurance scams

THE INTERCEPT: The insurance scam that's fleecing low-income drivers - and how people are making it worse

April

CRONKITE NEWS: Arizona, Florida busiest states for windshield insurance claims

BALTIMORE SUN: Owner of imaging firm linked to patient deaths in indictment

PICAYUNE LEADER: Owner of imaging firm linked to patient deaths in indictment

NERDWALLET: How fraudulent claims affect auto insurance quotes

March

LIVE INSURANCE NEWS: Law in New Jersey aims to curb auto insurance fraud

PROPERTY CASUALTY 360: Kentucky targets auto crash rings with new law

INSURANCE JOURNAL: Lawmakers likely to try again to reform Michigan's no-fault system

PROPERTY CASUALTY 360: Auto insurance fraud is about to become a crime in New Jersey

CLAIMS JOURNAL: New York AG Prosecutor of the Year by fraud association

THE ZEBRA: Are you guilty of car insurance fraud?

INSURANCE JOURNAL: Anti-Insurance fraud measures needed in Minnesota and Michigan

FAST COMPANY: Why the anthem security breach was such a wake-up call for the health industry

February

CAPITAL GAZETTE: Medicaid fraud team investigates Maryland group home operator

BALTIMORE SUN: Medicaid fraud team investigates Maryland group home operator

FOX BUSINESS: The true cost of auto insurance fraud - How we all pay in increased premiums

BANKRATE: 5 dental scams that really bite

INSURANCE NEWS NET: GEICO applauds states taking on insurance fraud in 2015

DAILY PRESS: Watch out for ‘Slippin’ Jimmy’

PROPERTY CASUALTY 360: Towed away: Scammers make victims pay dearly

PROPERTY CASUALTY 360: Auto insurance fraud is not a crime ... yet

CBS NEWS: Investigators combing social media to expose insurance scams

WFMY NEWS: Investigators mine social media to expose insurance schemes

INSURANCE NETWORKING NEWS: You can't make this stuff up: The worst cases of insurance fraud in 2014

January

CLAIMS JOURNAL: Worst insurance fraud scams of 2014

PROPERTY CASUALTY 360: The top 10 consumer scams of 2014

INSURANCE NEWS NET: Voice of the Consumer: Insurance scams happen on the road too

THE GAZETTE: Voice of the Consumer: Insurance scams happen on the road too

CLAIMS JOURNAL: Prosecutor of the Year Award goes to Colorado duo who cracked fraud scam

LIFEHEALTH: 9 extremest schemers of 2015 elected to Insurance Fraud Hall of Shame

PROPERTY CASUALTY 360: Around the Industry: January 9, 2015


2014

December

PROPERTY CASUALTY 360: The 2014 insurance fraud hall of shame

November

NEW YORK TIMES: Long-in-the-tooth dental advice

September

PROPERTY CASUALTY: Here's how technology is being used to fight insurance fraud

NERD WALLET: How can insurance fraud be prevented?

FIERCE HEALTH PAYER: 'Friendly fraud' factors heavily in medical identity theft

August

VOX: How to avoid getting ripped off by dentist

GREEN INDUSTRY PROS: Protect yourself from workers’ compensation fraud and risks

WASHINGTON POST: A Medicare scam that just kept rolling

WASHINGTON POST: Staged collisions a 'catalyst' for larger insurance fraud

FOX BUSINESS: How to spot and prevent medical identity theft

July

CBC NEWS CANADA: Staged collisions a 'catalyst' for larger insurance fraud

PROPERTY CASUALTY: More courts need to hear from insurers about how fraud affects them

NBC WASHINGTON: Many vehicular arson cases difficult to solve

PROPERTY CASUALTY: The Big Rip-Off: Top 5 strategies of insurance fraudsters

June

NET QUOTE: A Medicare scam that just kept rolling

May

CLAIMS JOURNAL: Colorado stiffens fraud penalties

CLAIMS JOURNAL: Louisiana legislation deflates airbag cons

BENEFITS PRO: Fast-rising medical ID theft hits employers hard

INSURANCE NEWS NET: A Medicare scam that just kept rolling

Geraldo Rivera Radio Program: Interview on disability fraud with Dennis Jay

April

CBS 5: Medically-retired Mesa cop collecting worker's comp is Ironman athlete

INSURANCENEWSNET.COM: Phone in fraud case from Bahamas? Maryland venue bill still can allow prosecutors

March

THE FISCAL TIMES: Don't get conned on long-term care

FOX BUSINESS: Scam Watch: Long-term care insurance

INSURANCE & TECHNOLOGY: Fighting Fraud in Real Time: 3 recommendations

February

CBS 58: Fighting Fraud: A bottom line specialrReport

WICHITA EAGLE: Thieves target health insurance policy numbers

CONTRA COSTA TIMES: Having your financial identity stolen is awful. Having your medical identity stolen is worse

WASHINGTON POST: How to protect yourself from medical identity fraud. A first step: Don’t tweet health issues.

January

CONSUMER EAGLE: Consumers warned of Obamacare scams

INSURANCE NETWORKING NEWS: Fraud Detection: A method to the data source madness; insurers, including Nationwide, CNA and MetLife, are leveraging a rowing number of data sources and applying high-performance analytics to help detect patterns of fraud as early as possible.

INSURANCE NETWORKING NEWS: The 2013 Insurance Fraud Hall of Shame

WORKERSCOMPENSATION.com: Grand Jury indicts San Diego employers for unemployment & workers' comp fraud


2013

December

FOX BUSINESS: Will the body shop cut you a deal?

October

BELLINGHAM HERALD: Seeking health coverage? Avoid scammers

September

TIMES DISPATCH: Medical identity theft a growing risk

SAUK VALLEY: Medical identity theft is fast-growing and dangerous

FORBES: How to use big data to fight financial fraud

MSN NEWS: Medical identity theft is fast-growing and dangerous

BANKRATE: Beware of identity theft tied to Obamacare

SAN DIEGO SOURCE: Affordable Care Act brings benefits, fraudsters

WEBMD: Beware of Affordable Care Act Scammers

NOOGA.com: Leaders warn of fraud related to Affordable Care Act

LEGAL SHRED: Medical identity theft is fast-growing and dangerous

CNN MONEY: Buyer beware, news health insurance exchanges create opportunity for scammers

PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER: Beware of health-insurance scams under ACA

ABC7NEWS: 7 On Your Side: Warning about Obamacare

August

CNS NEWS: Obamascare: Scams Related to Health Care Expected to Rise

BENSALEM PATCH: How to avoid staged car accidents

WTOP: As Obamacare approaches, swindlers take notice

SAN ANTONIO EXPRESS-NEWS: Obamacare scams preying on public

CHARLESTON DAILY MAIL: Wheelchair scams expose Medicare's weak defenses against fraud

FISCAL TIMES: Billions Blown on Power Wheelchairs in Medicare Scam

HISPANIC BUSINESS: Scammers Prey On Health-care Confusion

PROPERTY CASUALTY: Who You Gonna Call?: Insurers aim to bust
Ghost-Brokering Practice

FOX BUSINESS: How to spot and prevent medical identity theft

EXAMINER: Congressman convicted of using his insurance agency money to run for congress

July

BANKRATE: 6 shadiest auto insurance fraud schemes

FOX BUSINESS: Where the insurance cheaters are

THE CHRONICLE: Obamacare phone calls may well be scammers

INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS TIMES: Obamacare Implementation: A golden opportunity for con artists

SACRAMENTO BEE: Scams feed on health care law

NEW HAMPSHIRE UNION LEADER: `Doctor shopping' is a `daily problem'

THE STREET: Where the insurance cheaters are

PROPERTY CASUALTY: Organized, violent criminal empires target insurers

LOS ANGELES TIMES: National healthcare reform sparks concern about scams

June

FOX BUSINESS: Tweets & Facebook posts that ruin insurance claims

BANKRATE: `Obama-snares': 4 bad health care reform scams

NASDAQ: Tweets & Facebook posts that ruin insurance claims

BANKRATE: Faked deaths and other life insurance fraud

FOX BUSINESS: The 'Undead' and other life insurance fraud

PIERCE COUNTY HERALD: Editorial: Watch out for contractor, mortgage scams

EXAMINER: Amputation and insurance fraud

May

NEWS 4 JAX: Insurance fraud costing all of us $80 billion a year

JS ONLINE: Scammers using Affordable Care Act to pry out information

CUMBERLAND TIMES-NEWS: Maryland promotes arson awareness

THE SACRAMENTO BEE: CalPERS seeking to catch errors, fraud in health enrollment

COLORADOAN.com: Trozan: Time to protect yourself from insurance scams as reforms progress

DALLAS MORNING NEWS: Scammers prey on consumers' confusion about health care overhaul

INSURANCE JOURNAL: Group says new Maryland law slams door on rebates by shady contractors

April

THE DETROIT NEWS: Letter: Beware auto insurance fraud in Michigan

YAHOO NEWS: No-fault auto insurance states explore reform

PROPERTY CASUALTY: Using ERM techniques to mitigate fraud

NPR: Scammers find fertile ground in health law

FOX NEWS: Alleged scammers burn Miami-Dade fire department from within

VEGAS INC: Scamming the system: The rising cost of health care fraud

FOX CAROLINA: Medical-retired Mesa cop collecting worker's comp is Ironman athlete

FOX BUSINESS: Six shadiest auto insurance fraud schemes

March

THE WALL STREET JOURNAL: Matthew Lifflander: The economic truth about lying

SUN SENTINEL: Insurance payments taking over family budgets

BESTWIRE: Fla. Judge blocks portions of PIP reform bill; appeal stays ban

MICROSOFT CORP: Fla. Judge blocks portions of PIP reform bill; appeal stays ban

CLAIMS JOURNAL: Coalition says Florida's no fault ruling ignores harm that fraud inflicts

INSURANCE NEWS NET: Florida court questions no-fault reform legislation

RISK SHIELD NEWS: Healthcare fraud: Partnership and progess while immense challenges remain

NBC WASHINGTON: Many vehicular arson cases difficult to solve

FOX BUSINESS: Scam Watch: Long-term care insurance

THE COLUMBUS DISPATCH: Seven post storm scams to avoid

February

INSURANCE & TECHNOLOGY: Tapping the benefits of text mining for fraud

PROPERTY CASUALTY: THE Coalition: Rebating deductibles opens doors for fraud

CBS NEW YORK: Ll man convicted for auto insurance fraud ring, faces up to 20 years in prison

BUSINESS INSURANCE: GALLERY: 2012 Insurance Fraud Hall of Shame inductees

January

PROPERTY CASUALTY: X-rated romps, an ex-cat, and the perils of porky: 2012 CAIF Insurance Fraud Hall of Shame

CLAIMS JOURNAL: Coalition dishonors new members of Insurance Hall of Shame


2012

December

CANTONREP.COM: Allegations of insurance fraud up 10 percent in Ohio

INSURANCE JOURNAL: Insurance fraud allegations up in Ohio

THE INDEPENDENT: More Sandy help

November

PITTSBURGH TRIBUNE-REVIEW: Hospital fires technician who substituted medication

CHARLOTTE OBSERVER: Feds: Counterfeit airbags found in Union home

FOXBUSINESS: Seven post-storm scams to avoid

October

CAPITAL GAZETTE: Consumers warned of hurricane-related scams

CHATTANOOGA TIMES: You can never be too careful

RECORD SEARCHLIGHT: Tattooz owner drawn to reality TV

THE PRESS ENTERPRISE: Group: Counterfeit airbags threaten motorists’ lives

INSURANCE QUOTES: Feline fraud: Motorist allegedly fakes death of cat for $20,000

PROPERTY CASUALTY: Slideshow: 6 worst contractor scams

September

CNBC: Avoiding the pitfalls of medical insurance fraud

August

PROPERTY CASUALTY: Organized criminal empires’ new bag of tricks

AMEDNEWS: Health care fraud targeted by new public-private partnership

MIAMI HERALD: United States: Introduction of the private-public partnership and the future of fraud claims

July

PROPERTY CASUALTY: Organized, violent criminal empires targetiInsurers

June

CAPITAL GAZETTE: Watchdog: Cracking the code of windshield repair companies

CNBC: Crash for Cash: Anatomy of an insurance fraud

May

FIERCE HEALTH PAYER: Insurers step up efforts to fight fraud

BESTWIRE: New Oklahoma bill puts teeth into anti-fraud unit's insurance embezzlement investigations ground in fight against fraud

April

AUTO INSURANCE QUOTES: Good deal or bad business? Some body shops waive auto insurance deductibles

INSURANCE QUOTE: Florida boat captain deliberately sank yacht, authorities allege

NEUROLOY NOW: Stop, Thief: How to protect yourself against medical identity theft

BLOOMBERG BUSINESS: Tampa company looks at end run around new PIP law

PROPERTY CASUALTY: Insurers Use New, Enhanced Tools to Gain Ground in Fight Against Fraud

INSURANCE QUOTE: 9 signs that you should kick a public insurance adjuster to the curb

TAMPA BAY NEWS: Tampa company looks at end run around new

INSURANCE FINANCIAL ADVISOR: Group wants O’Malley’s to sign bill beefing up penalties for insurance fraud

PROPERTY CASUALTY: Two Maryland fraud bills await Gov. signature

PROPERTY CASUALTY: Building a better mouse trap - nabbing fraudsters with multi-agency approach

FOX BUSINESS: Health insurers should stop paying for painkiller abuse

INSURANCE QUOTE: How to avoid a home repair scam after a disaster

CLAIMS JOURNAL: State legislation makes headway in battle against fraud

INSURANCE NETWORKING NEWS: Another health insurer joins fight against fraud

March

CAR INSURANCE QUOTES: In alleged fraud plot, man buries “stolen” motorcycle

LEGISLATIVE GAZETTE: Good first step in anti-fraud effort

February

CNN MONEY: How prescription drug abuse costs you money

January

BUSINESS INSURANCE: Cop who staged own shooting in Coalition Against Insurance Fraud’s Hall of Shame

INSURANCE QUOTES: What happens to a life insurance claim when foul play is involved?


2011

December

CBS NEWS: “Storm Chasers” scamming homeowners after storms

November

FOX BUSINESS NEWS: Faking death to collect life insurance money: A life on the run

INSURANCEQUOTES.com: Auto insurance fraud schemes take real car crash victims for a ride

THE SATURDAY EVENING POST: Health Insurance Swindles: A multi-million dollar industry

KAIT8.com: Con artists creating counterfeit crashes

MSN MONEY: 8 extreme cases of insurance fraud

JDNEWS.com: Medicaid reform should start at top

October

WTOP.com: Insurance Fraud

September

AMEDNEWS: Health care fraud prosecutions reach new high

BLOOMBERG BUSINESSWEEK: A Bureaucrat even a politician can love

August

HARTFORD COURANT: Seven ways homeowners can protect against fraud by contractors

June

JS ONLINE: Potential St. Mary’s lawsuit complicated by patient’s identity theft

INSURANCE JOURNAL: Flags flown at half-staff in Louisiana to honor slain insurance investigators

THE ADVOCATE: State honors investigators * 2 were killed during probe of business

PROPERTY CASUALTY: CAIF responds to shooting of La. fraud investigators

May

THE SATURDAY EVENING POST: The health insurance Boondoggie

FLORIDA TIMES-UNION: Medicare claim violator receives a plea deal; Experts say health-care fraud cases are typically hard to prosecute

CARINSURANCEQUOTES.com: Fraudulent out-of-state car insurance drives up rates

TAMPA TRIBUNE: Workers’ compensation fraud shows increase

INSURANCE ADVOCATE: Coalition to Senate: NY no-fault reforms: “long overdue”

March

PROPERTY CASUALTY 360: No-fault reforms introduced in Florida

February

CLAIMS JOURNAL: New Mexico fraud bill would allow judges to aggregate claims

FOX BUSINESS: Health reform looks to eliminate Medical fraud

PROPERTY CASUALTY 360: Oklahoma downsizes its fraud unit

AMEDNEWS: HHS says it recovered $4 billion in fraudulent payments in 2010

January

DAYTON DAILY NEWS: Ohio boosting efforts to reduce worker’s comp claims abuse

AMBEST: Private health insurers to gain from new US fraud rules

BESTWIRE: Okla. slashes fraud staff, calls investigating policyholders 'not a function' of regulators

ABC: Feds recovered $4 billion in medical fraud in 2010

INSURANCE & FINANCIAL ADVISOR: Coalition inducts its 2010 Insurance Fraud Hall of Shame

PROPERTY CASUALTY 360: Geico and NCL join CAIF


2010

October

ARKANSAS NEWS: Down economy spurs spike in insurance fraud cases

AOL NEWS: Slip-and-Fall new strike-it-rich scheme in Vegas

September

DELAWARE ONLINE: Delaware right to regulate discount medical plans

August

CLAIMS JOURNAL: Fraud in the church takes heavy toll on congregation, insurers

ATLANTA JOURNAL: Delaware right to regulate discount medical plans

July

POLITIFACT.com: Holly Benson claims Florida leads the country in automobile accident fraud

EXAMINER.com: Hartford Fights insurance fraud

DOT MED NEWS: Fake health plans post a risk to vulnerable consumers

POCONO RECORD: Plan for the worst, hope for the best with homeowner's insurance

INSURANCE JOURNAL: Fraud bureaus report sharp rise in fake health plans

June

RISK & INSURANCE: Flagging Fraud

May

INSURE.com: Have I got a bad deal for you! The rise of health insurance scams

NATIONAL UNDERWRITER: Coalition: Fighting fraud improves health care quality

WASHINGTON POST: Scammers find targets after health-care overhaul; Fake insurance salesman are trying to sell ''ObamaCare'

INSURANCE JOURNAL: Colorado rejects bill restricting video surveillance

The FISCAL TIMES: Health care insurance scams rise as layoffs leave workers uninsured

BBB: BBB warns that insurance scams are flourishing in current economy

April

KAISER: Consumer confusion triggers crackdown by states on discount health plans

APP.com: Neptune woman left with $25,000 bill after health insurer fails to pay

THE NEW YORK TIMES: States warn of 'Obamacare' scams

INSURANCE JOURNAL: Spring brings new crop of fraud laws in northeast

THE TIMES AND DEMOCRAT: Insurance fraud costs all in S.C.

CHARLOTTE OBSERVER: Scammers exploit confusion over health care overhaul

USA TODAY: Health coverage scams Sspread

PENN LIVE: Our parents, ourselves: Look out health scams

ABC: Health care fraud: two ways scammers are trying to take your money

NPR: Swindlers exploit confusion over health care law

March

FLORIDA TODAY: Our views: Curbing medical scams

February

TENNESSEAN: Real healthcare reform starts with prescription drug reform

CBS: Beware fake health insurance

January

AMERICAN AGENT BROKER: When good agents go bad

AARP: Scam Alert: Don't get bilked by phony medical discount cards

INSURANCE JOURNAL: Insurance fraud rises as state bureau's budgets fall

ST. PETERBURG TIMES: Discount health cards not a panacea for uninsured