Today’s Fraud News

Tuesday November 20, 2018

Washington driver allegedly says prior damage is new hit-and-run

November 19, 2018, Everett, WA — Brandalynn Monroe, 36, of Everett has been added to Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler’s insurance fraud most wanted after she failed to appear in Snohomish County Superior Court to face a felony charge of filing a false insurance claim. A bench warrant for her arrest was issued on and bail… more info > Washington State Office of the Insurance Commissioner

Coalition: More than 30 state fraud laws enacted in 2018

November 19, 2018, Washington, DC — The introduction of new bills slows down during years when legislators tend to be more concerned with reelection. That’s why 2018 was such a surprise, according to Matthew Smith, director of Government Affairs and general counsel for the Coalition Against Insurance Fraud. On the state level,… more info > Claims Journal

New Hampshire warns against phony health insurers

November 19, 2018, Concord, NH — The New Hampshire Insurance Department is advising consumers to be cautious when enrolling in an unfamiliar health plan. The Department strongly encourages all consumers to read the plan details and to ask questions about plan benefits and exclusions before enrolling. There are only three companies… more info > The Laconia Daily Sun

Mississippi priest says he informed on alleged cancer con

November 19, 2018, Jackson, MS — A Jackson priest revealed in Mass over the weekend that he was one of the informants for the federal government fraud investigation of another priest. He’s also asking why the Jackson diocese didn’t alert authorities. At Mass on Saturday evening and Sunday morning at St. Richard Catholic Church,… more info > Clarion Ledger

Dentist allegedly bills for unfinished work on Tennessee patients

November 19, 2018, Murfreesboro, TN — A Murfreesboro dentist is facing federal health care fraud charges for operating a scheme to defraud health care benefits, the Department of Justice said. Richard N. Schott, 51, surrendered to U.S. Marshals in Nashville last week, according to a news release issued on Monday. Kendra L. Glenn, 43,… more info > Daily News Journal