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$500,000 Auto Insurance Fraud Ring Busted

Desiree Patricia Vasquez SACRAMENTO – A large insurance fraud ring operating in the Sacramento region was recently busted and its ringleader sentenced to over 10 years in prison. 30-year-old Michael

Santa Clara

Acupuncturist arrested in fraudulent charges case

Aifeng Su SANTA CLARA COUNTY — The Santa Clara County District Attorney’s Office announced the indictment of a Los Altos acupuncturist who had been billing insurance companies for treatments never

Contra Costa

Auto Insurance Fraud Ring Busted

SAN JOSE — At least 75 charges were filed against 18 suspects in a recent auto insurance fraud sweep. 14 suspects have been arrested and four are still being sought.

Los Angeles

Dentist “Extracts” Fraudulent Payments

Dr. Fausto LOS ANGELES — 55-year-old Carlos Maria Vallarta Fausto, a dentist in the LA area, gave himself up to authorities, facing two felony charges of insurance fraud.  He allegedly

San Francisco

$32 Million Workers’ Comp Scheme

SAN FRANCISCO – 55-year-old Lafayette resident Gina Marie Gregori was arrested for underreproting payroll and pilfering $32 million from insurers.  She had 19 felony counts leveled against her. The alleged


Pair Caught in Lies About Accident in Defrauding Attempt

Lamont Goodwin ORANGE — It is difficult, if not impossible, to have a police report filed concerning an accident that you are involved in, and then attempt to say that

Los Angeles

Former Insurance Agents Arrested in Scheme

Ali Kakande LOS ANGELES — Two former insurance agents have been arrested on charges of collecting over $300,000 in unearned commissions.  Their 15 charges include insurance fraud, identity theft, money


$40 Million Kickback Scheme Ends with 26 Arrests

Stock image (Source unknown) ORANGE COUNTY — Authorities have announced the shutdown of a $40 million fraudulent medical billing and kickback scheme, filing charges against “more than two dozen doctors,

Contra Costa

Alleged Golf Conspiracy Puts Suspects in Jail

ANTIOCH – Kevin R. Fitzgerald, 45, former general manager of the now-defunct Roddy Ranch Golf Club and Mark Mattson, 56, a general contractor, fugitives wanted for allegedly stealing hundreds of

San Diego

Mother and Son Arrested for Auto Insurance Fraud

SAN DIEGO — In July of 2016, 71-year-old Henrietta Silva turned herself in on charges of insurance fraud, and her 42-year-old son Peter Silva was arrested later in the month for the