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

July

THE DEMOTECH: As America's Population Ages, Are Insurers Keeping up in the Battle Against Fraud?

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

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 Insuranc 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: Confornting 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 Special Report

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 Target Insurers

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 Spread

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