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San Diego

A Two-Year Investigation Ends With A Six-Year Prison Sentence

The Department of Insurance worked with the San Diego County District Attorney’s Insurance Fraud Division to investigate 800 root canal claims alleged to have taken place from 2014 to 2018

San Bernardino

Man Files Collision Claim, Leaves Out He Was Street Racing

55-year old Michael Lynn Cooper was involved in an automobile accident on April of 2020. Right before the collision Cooper reported someone trying to race with him sideswiped his 2016


Employee Insists Pain Persists After Work Related Injury, but Surveillance and Examinations Support Otherwise

46-year old Fernando Torres Garcia reportedly slipped and injured his lower back and hip while working for Lamont Nursery in a trench repairing a water line on July 16, 2018.


Sanger Man Arraigned for Alleged Fraudulent Insurance Claims

46-year old Eduardo Medina Ruelas of Sanger was captured on video visiting a casino, shopping, watering his lawn, and transferring a large piano keyboard from the trunk of his vehicle


Man Surrenders When Evidence Supports An Alleged False Insurance Claim

On April 1, 2019, 27-year old David Lee Williams Jr.  filed a claim with Farmers Insurance stating he was rear ended by an unknown vehicle traveling at a high-rate of


Bakersfield dental assistant arraigned for insurance fraud and theft

In a story related to another SIU post (see CrimeVoice July 14), here is the report of the other Bakersfield dental assistant’s arrest for fraud, according t0 the California Department


Another dental assistant booked for insurance fraud

The Special Investigative Unit of the California Department of Insurance released information about yet another fraud arrest – “BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — Registered dental assistant Alma Almendariz, 35, was booked today


Father and Son Charged with Insurance Fraud

Up until October 2018, Rashpal Virk, 57-year old of Fresno, was riding insured in his Ford F-150. Come October 2018, his insurance policy with GEICO lapsed when no payment was

Contra Costa

Woman Arrested and Charged for Filing Fraudulent Insurance Claims

ANTIOCH — A woman has been arrested and charged for filing false insurance claims. If found guilty, she faces up to five years in state prison and a fine up

Contra Costa

Four employees at body repair shops nabbed for fraud

CONTRA COSTA — After an undercover sting operation, four people were arrested and eight felony counts of insurance fraud resulted. Various body repair shops were the targets of the investigation.