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Sacramento construction company owner busted for insurance fraud

William Huffman booking photo SACRAMENTO — 47-year-old William Huffman of Sacramento has been arrested on nine felony counts of workers’ comp insurance fraud and tax evasion. According to the CA

Los Angeles

Insurance Broker Steals Premiums, Found Guilty

Mia Chang LOS ANGELES – After 51-year-old Mia Chang had been sentenced for insurance fraud and grand theft, she promptly returned the stolen premiums, with interest, totaling $19,218 to the

Fresno San Joaquin Stanislaus

Central Valley insurance fraud suspects arrested

Many have gone through it before. You are in a car accident, and, assuming everyone involved is physically okay, your biggest concern is what lies ahead for you. You have


Brother and Sister pair up on Workers’ Comp and Employment fraud

SACRAMENTO – 37-year-old Michael George Mello and his sister, 38-year-old Mary Catherine Rodriguez (also known as Mary Mello) are the owners of the Green Valley Landscaping Services company. They have


Phantom Insurance Broker Gets Jail Time for Scam

SANTA CLARA – The District Attorney’s Office for Santa Clara County is reporting that a former insurance broker, who was stealing insurance money from clients, was recently sentenced to six months

Los Angeles

Grand Theft Shenanigans

LOS ANGELES — Last month, 36-year-old Yesenia Oquendo of La Puente got pinched for grand theft in stealing insurance premium payments. As of yesterday, she’s been ordered to pay restitution,

Los Angeles San Diego

More insurance fraud and whatnot

LOS ANGELES — 32-year-old Jason Kwon of Santa Fe Springs and 32-year-old David Chang of Burbank are in hot water. The two face 41 felony counts of insurance fraud, grand

Los Angeles San Diego

Insurance fraudsters outed in Los Angeles, San Diego

LOS ANGELES — Constance Gail Fortune (61) has been arraigned in Los Angeles Superior Court, charged with three felony counts of grand theft and one of financial elder abuse. She

Santa Clara

District Attorney reports arrest of suspects in vehicle collision scam

A pair of suspected scam artists, who were described as “nomadic” by the District Attorney’s office, have now been charged with defrauding drivers and insurance companies after they were found to

Contra Costa Los Angeles San Diego

CA Department of Insurance uncovers more fraudsters

It’s been quite the year for insurance fraud so far, with the latest series of arrests making their way from the Bay Area clear down to San Diego. In Concord,