Trump Could Be Investigated for Tax Fraud, D.A. Says for First Time

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The Manhattan district attorney’s office, which has been locked in a yearlong legal battle with President Trump over obtaining his tax returns, suggested for the first time in a court filing on Monday that it had grounds to investigate him and his businesses for tax fraud.

The filing by the office of the district attorney, Cyrus R. Vance Jr., offered rare insight into the office’s investigation of the president and

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Auto insurance fraud nearly triples in Manitoba: MPI

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WINNIPEG —
As of the end of July, 33 people are facing a total of 88 charges related to auto-insurance fraud, according to Manitoba Public Insurance.

MPI said this number is nearly triple compared to the year before, which saw 30 charges against 10 people in the same timeframe.

The Crown corporation attributed this increase partly to its refocused efforts in reviewing suspicious cases, as well as a business change

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Auto insurance fraud increases threefold in 2020: Manitoba Public Insurance

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The number of Manitobans charged with auto insurance fraud has nearly tripled since last year, says Manitoba Public Insurance (MPI).



a sign on the side of a building: Manitoba Public Insurance says auto insurance fraud has tripled this year.


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Manitoba Public Insurance says auto insurance fraud has tripled this year.

The insurer said Wednesday that by the end of July 2020, there had been 88 fraud charges laid against 33 people — a sharp rise from 30 charges against 10 people over the same period in

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N.J. nurse loses license for role in multimillion insurance fraud scheme, Attorney General says

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A Pennsville nurse who allegedly prescribed creams and vitamins to defraud insurance companies out of more than $6 million will permanently lose her license, the Attorney General’s office announced Friday.

Ashley Morgan Lyons-Valenti, 63, a Registered Professional Nurse and Advanced Practice Nurse, is accused of submitting fraudulent claims and prescribing medicine to patients who didn’t need them in exchange for $90,000 in kickbacks, Attorney General Gurbir Grewal said in a

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Motor insurance fraud up six per cent in 2019

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Coronavirus related fraud

There were 58,000 fraudulent motor insurance claims in 2019, a rise of six per cent on 2018’s figures.

Data from the Association of British Insurers (ABI) shows this drove a five per cent increase in overall fraudulent claims, with 107,000 registered in the year.

Motor insurance fraud remained the most common type, though the total value of £605 million was actually lower than 2018.

Around 75 per

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San Ramon defense contractors admit to insurance fraud scheme

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MARTINEZ — A mother and her son will serve a year of house arrest and pay a total of more than $500,000 in restitution and fees, as part of a plea deal with Contra Costa prosecutors to settle an insurance fraud case, the District Attorney announced Wednesday.

Selina Singh, 57, and Kabir Singh, 30, pleaded guilty Tuesday to conspiracy to commit insurance premium fraud, along with a white collar crime

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Insurance Fraud Detection Market Outlook Up-To-Date Development Data and Market Trends Forecast From 2019-2023

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Sep 11, 2020 (PRNews Times via COMTEX) —
Insurance fraud takes place when an insurance company, adjuster, agent, or consumer commits a measured fraud to get an unlawful gain. In the context of China-US trade war and global economic volatility and uncertainty, it will have a big influence on this market. Insurance Fraud Detection Report by Material,

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NY Charges Johnson & Johnson With Insurance Fraud Over Opioid Claims

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opioid epidemic

New York State filed civil charges on Thursday accusing Johnson & Johnson of insurance fraud for downplaying the risks of opioid painkillers, including to doctors and elderly patients.

Gov. Andrew Cuomo said the charges by New York‘s Department of Financial Services in that regulator’s opioid industry probe follow charges against Teva Pharmaceutical

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Military contractors convicted of $2 million insurance, tax fraud scheme

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Military contractors convicted of $2 million insurance, tax fraud scheme

Contractors were hired for work at Fort Hunter Liggett in Monterey County


Two military contractors were convicted of $2 million in insurance and tax fraud scheme, according to the Monterey County District Attorney. Selina Singh, 57, and Kabir Singh, 30, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit insurance fraud and related felonies. They face

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Woman arrested for collecting over $85k in unemployment insurance fraud – VVNG.com

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VICTORVILLE, Calif. (VVNG.com) — Authorities are searching for fraud victims after a Barstow woman was arrested for filing over $85,000 in unemployment insurance fraud.

It all happened on September 14th when Victorville deputies B. Moreland and Deputy E. Smith were patrolling in the area of Desert Knolls Drive and 7th Street and pulled over a vehicle.

During the stop, deputies learned the driver of the vehicle, identified as 28-year-old Brittany

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Manitoba auto insurance fraud charges tripled in 2020, says MPI

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a close up of a car wheel: Manitoba Public Insurance says it has seen nearly triple the auto insurance fraud charges registered in 2020 compared to last year.


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Manitoba Public Insurance says it has seen nearly triple the auto insurance fraud charges registered in 2020 compared to last year.

Three times as many people were charged with auto insurance fraud in the province in the first seven months of 2020 as were charged in the same period in 2019, says Manitoba Public Insurance.

By the end of July, 88 charges had been laid against 33

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Manhattan DA Argues in Appellate Brief That He Needs Trump’s Tax Returns as Part of ‘Criminal Tax Fraud’ Investigation

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Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance argued an appellate brief on Monday that he should be able to obtain President Donald Trump’s tax returns from a third party—namely, Trump’s finance firm—because news reports indicate that a “criminal tax fraud” investigation is warranted.



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The brief filed in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit cited reports from The Washington Post, The Wall Street

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Insurance Fraud Detection Market Size, Status and Forecast

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Insurance Fraud Detection Market

The Insurance Fraud Detection Market has witnessed continuous growth in the last few years and is projected to grow even further during the forecast period of 2020-2025. The exploration provides a 360° view and insights, highlighting major outcomes of the industry. These insights help the business decision-makers to formulate better business plans and make informed decisions to improved profitability. In addition, the study helps venture or

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EFG Companies Safeguards Dealers’ Reinsurance Positions and Saves More Than $100,000 Annually Through Formal Fraud Detection Protocols – Compliance

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The multi-point program includes real-time call and repair order monitoring and auditing, in-depth training, proprietary claims system lockdown protocol, and cutting-edge virtual claims inspections. - IMAGE: EFG Companies

The multi-point program includes real-time call and repair order monitoring and auditing, in-depth training, proprietary claims system lockdown protocol, and cutting-edge virtual claims inspections.

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DALLAS – EFG Companies, the innovator behind the award-winning Hyundai Assurance program, has bolstered its formal fraud detection program for retail automotive dealers, creating significant roadblocks against fraud and theft while protecting dealer reinsurance positions. The multi-point program includes real-time call and repair

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MPI Seeing Surge in Auto Insurance Fraud

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WINNIPEG — Manitoba Public Insurance is seeing a surge in automobile insurance fraud — nearly triple from this time last year.

“This increase is partially attributed to MPI’s refocused effort in reviewing suspicious cases,” says Curtis Wennberg, vice-president, customer service and COO.

MPI says as of the end of July 2020, 88 charges against 33 people have been laid, compared

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Flint man charged in alleged auto insurance fraud scheme

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FLINT, Mich. (WJRT) – A Flint man is facing up to seven years in prison after he allegedly sold fake automobile insurance certificates.



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The Michigan Attorney General’s Office has charged 24-year-old Dillen Leonard with four counts of selling counterfeit insurance certificates and one count of using a computer to commit a crime. He was arraigned Wednesday in Genesee County District Court.

Leonard is

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BMW owner boasted on social media of insurance fraud weeks before his car was reported stolen at Antietam Lake, police say | Berks and Beyond

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A York County man tried to fake out police and his insurance company by claiming his car was stolen at Antietam Lake, authorities said Thursday.

Daniel L. Slaughter, 25, Felton, boasted of insurance fraud on social media on Feb. 25, then the car was reported stolen on May 10.

Central Berks Regional Police Detective Deron Manndel thought there was something fishy about the stolen car incident and eventually got a

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Five ways to help protect yourself from unemployment insurance fraud – Pine Bluff Commercial

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(BPT) – Many people around the U.S. are relying on unemployment insurance assistance as the country battles the pandemic and associated economic effects. As unemployment has risen, fraudsters have been targeting consumers to steal unemployment insurance benefits. They do this by taking personally identifiable information (PII) that cybercriminals have posted on the dark web, stolen from unsuspecting consumers or gained from past data breaches.

Once fraudsters have this information, which

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Naples man charged with insurance fraud, investigators say he pocketed over $74,000

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A Naples man faces charges of insurance fraud and theft by deception after he pocketed more than $74,000 from his employer, according to the Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner in Georgia.  



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The commissioner took out warrants on Gregory William Geczi, 29, for the charges on Aug. 25, according to a press release from the agency.  

More: Back to school in Collier County: A

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Louisiana State Police make multiple arrests in insurance fraud investigations

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Troopers assigned to the Louisiana State Police Insurance Fraud / Auto Theft Unit brought three separate criminal cases to conclusion over the last week resulting in numerous arrests.

The Insurance Fraud Unit is responsible for investigating referrals of suspected fraudulent insurance acts and promoting awareness of insurance fraud throughout the state. 


East Baton Rouge Parish – On July 28, 2020, Troopers arrested 33-year-old Kentrell Collins of Mobile, AL on one

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