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Insurance Fraud

It’s Time for a Single-Payer Healthcare System

FIXCapitalism | Posted 03.25.2017 | Politics
FIXCapitalism

We have had “Obamacare” and now the Republicans have fallen short in replacing it with “Ryancare” (a.k.a. “Trumpcare”). Both plans have th...

Trump Is “Making America Great Again” At The American People's Expense

Ralph Nader | Posted 03.14.2017 | Politics
Ralph Nader

Donald J. Trump was a builder of casinos and high-priced hotels and golf courses. Now he is a builder of a tower of contradictions for the American pe...

Veteran and TBI Survivor Takes on Insurance Giants

Kandice Ferrell | Posted 11.07.2016 | Impact
Kandice Ferrell

On February 11, 1989, Karen Mertes joined the United States Air Force and describes it as one of the best moments of her life. "My parents were both ...

Feds: Sledgehammer Used In $20 Million Insurance Fraud

Sun Sentinel | Paula Mcmahon | Posted 07.17.2013 | Miami

The vehicle collisions looked like typical South Florida accidents with motorists and passengers reporting they needed treatment from chiropractors an...

Eleazar David Melendez

Federal Regulator Issues Tiny Fine For Financial Companies Engaged In Massive Fraud

HuffingtonPost.com | Eleazar David Melendez | Posted 04.04.2013 | Business

For more than a decade, four mortgage insurance companies paid illegal kickbacks to banks as part of a scheme that greatly inflated insurance costs fo...

Three Men Almost Pull Off Million Dollar Insurance Fraud

Posted 10.30.2012 | TV

The latest installment of "Blood, Lies and Alibis" told the story of one of the most elaborate insurance fraud cases ever seen -- a case the LA Times ...

Man Uses Fake Dead Cat To Defraud Insurance Company

The Huffington Post | Hilary Hanson | Posted 07.07.2012 | Weird News

The cat's out of the bag. A Washington State man has been charged with fraud after allegedly filing an insurance claim for a dead cat that never ex...

5 Insidious Forms of Auto Insurance Fraud

Robert Siciliano | Posted 04.18.2012 | Crime
Robert Siciliano

Auto insurance scams are some of the most prevalent in the insurance industry, allowing fraudsters to easily obtain policies and take advantage of the "he said, she said" nature of auto accidents.

Weight Loss Doctor Wanted By FBI For Fraud

Posted 08.20.2011 | Chicago

The FBI is currently on the lookout for Gautam Gupta, a doctor who allegedly scammed the state and private insurance companies alike out of some $25 m...

Denver's Insurance Fraud Doc Strikes Again

AP/HuffPost | By JENNIFER SINCO KELLEHER | Posted 04.21.2016 | Denver

UPDATE: The U.S. Department of Justice dismissed the indictment and arrest warrant for Dr. Carlos Warter in an order issued July 10, 2015. A spoke...

Ex-lawmaker Gets Prison In Hamptons Insurance Fraud Case

Patch || Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Former Suffolk County Legislator George Guldi was sentenced Monday to three to nine years in prison for grand larceny and one to three years for insur...

Bacci Pizza Owner Robert Di Diana Pleads Guilty To Arson

Chicago Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The owner of the Bacci pizzeria chain pleaded guilty to arson today and accepted a four-year prison sentence for hiring gang members to set fire to a ...

Health Care Reform: A Human Issue -- Not A Political Issue

Gary Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Gary Stein

The moral of this story is that the health care system and the health of this country is not and should not be a political issue. It is a human one. Support of health care reform is a matter of karma.

Kim Jong-Il's Latest Weapon: Global Insurance Fraud, Reaping Millions Of Dollars

Washington Post | Blaine Harden | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

For Kim Jong Il's birthday, North Korean insurance managers prepared a special gift. In Singapore, they stuffed $20 million in cash into two heavy-...