Today’s Fraud News

tuesday july 23, 2019

Texas drivers warned to avoid towing schemes

July 22, 2019, Austin, TX — The Texas Department of Insurance recently issued a warning to be wary of tow truck drivers asking to tow your vehicle to a specific repair shop after an accident that can lead to a hefty bill. Police typically call for a tow truck after an accident and ask the company to take the vehicle to a car… more info > My Plainview

Woman claims injury, allegedly runs backhoe in Washington

July 22, 2019, Spokane, WA — A Spokane-area woman faces a felony theft charge for allegedly running a construction business while claiming she was too disabled to work. Deborah J. Steeneck, 59, is accused of stealing more than $11,000 in workers’ compensation cash benefits from the Washington State Department of Labor &… more info > Washington State Department of Labor & Industries

California drivers rounded up for suspected cons

July 22, 2019, Porterville, CA — Earlier this week, criminal investigators from the District Attorney’s Bureau of Investigations served 32 total felony arrest warrants on suspects wanted for allegedly committing welfare and auto insurance fraud in Tulare County. The following 28 individuals were arrested and booked into the… more info > The Porterville Recorder

Tennessee politico sued for allegedly useless tests

July 22, 2019, Nashville, TN — The US Department of Justice and Tennessee have filed a lawsuit against Comprehensive Pain Specialists (CPS) alleging more than $25 million in Medicare, TennCare fraud. The complaint also names Tennessee State Senator Dr. Steven Dickerson (R-Nashville) as a defendant as a principal owner of CPS.… more info > News Channel 5