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Licensed Agent Arrested for Unpaid Premiums

BAKERSFIELD — 38-year-old Valerie Ann Verdugo is scheduled for arraignment today on felony insurance fraud charges for obtaining insurance coverage without paying for the policies. Verdugo, who worked as a

Los Angeles

Los Angeles Custodian Pinched for Workers’ Comp Fraud

LOS ANGELES — 42-year-old Timothy Lowes of Corona has been arrested by Department of Insurance detectives on two counts of insurance fraud. Lowes is alleged to have submitted a fraudulent


Moreno Valley Man Bagged for Fraudulent Annuity Scheme

MORENO VALLEY — 33-year-old Joshua Eugene Barnes of Moreno Valley was arrested at an Inland Empire Starbucks and booked on two felony counts of grand theft and one of money


Trucking Company Owners Charged with Fraud

Alvin Shin Chen and Fiona Xilin Chen La Canada Flintridge – Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones recently said, “Employers who cheat the system through premium fraud and tax evasion create an


$20,000 Fraud Nets 60 Days in Jail, 3 Years Probation

MODESTO – Yet another former insurance agent was convicted of fraud recently, this time in Modesto.  41-year-old Kannai David Scantlen was sentenced to 60 days in jail and three years

Los Angeles

Yet Another Insurance Fraudster Caught

Elizabeth Louise Brown LOS ANGELES – The criminal mind sees what it thinks are numerous loopholes through which it can siphon off thousands of dollars in the insurance industry…..until it

Los Angeles

Trio Sentenced in Insurance Fraud

LOS ANGELES —After pleading guilty in LA Superior Court to various misdemeanor charges,  Lindhl Larry Lucas, 51, (Santa Clarita), Kelly Ann Lucas, 52, (Littlerock, CA), and Elaine Edey, 47, (Newhall)

Los Angeles

Two Insurance Fraudsters Convicted

Said Lakhlifi LOS ANGELES – Two recent incidents involving insurance fraud in the Los Angeles area has drawn attention to the need for the general public to be aware and

Los Angeles

Dwen Curry Didn’t Consider Dubious Consumer

Dwen Curry LOS ANGELES – Who is Dwen Curry?  Besides having a unique first name, he is someone who recently got arrested after trying to financially benefit from stealing other

Los Angeles

Insurance Scam Uncovered, Woman Arrested

Teresa Marie Davis POMONA – She was smart enough to make an attempt at insurance fraud and identity theft and thus score some temporary big bucks, but not smart enough