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  Category: Articles » Articles by Author » Author: Tom Reitze
Results 1 - 8 of 8 [1 Pages] Fraud Chronicles 12: Hey Mister, Put Down That Tire Iron
Insurance fraud hurts everyone. When someone lies about being disabled, or worse yet, collects disability benefits while going out and getting another job and working, that inflates the cost of insurance for everyone. When a case contains indicators of possible fraud, an investigator is often brought in to ...
[Added: 25 Feb 2007   Hits: 1277   Words: 884] 3: The Wicked Witch of Insurance Fraud
Appearances can be deceiving. Some older lady may remind you of your grandmother, that is, until she starts filing fraudulent insurance claims. At that point, the proper action is not to throw water on her, but to document the fraud and turn it over to the ...
[Added: 03 Feb 2007   Hits: 940   Words: 740] Fraud Chronicles 10: Diagnosis Fraud
Occasionally a person gets traumatized in the workplace, and a psychiatrist can't figure out what's wrong with them. But sometimes, it's so simple that it eludes the "professional" with the supposedly advanced degrees, but is ...
[Added: 03 Feb 2007   Hits: 857   Words: 493] 2: You Insulted My Equipment!
When a person commits insurance fraud, by claiming to be injured or disabled from a work-related incident when they are not, honest people suffer through higher insurance premiums. It is estimated that 25% of all insurance premiums go to pay for fraudulent claims, just so ...
[Added: 21 Jan 2007   Hits: 738   Words: 653]

5.DMA Claims Services Fraud Chronicles 9: Busted on Fairway Five
There's something about the idea of someone living the high life, while out on a fraudulent disability claim, that rankles those of us who have to work for living. In suspicious disability cases, an investigator ...
[Added: 21 Jan 2007   Hits: 768   Words: 619]

6.DMA Claims Services Fraud Chronicles 8: Greasy Spoon Film Busts Fraudster
The whole point of Workers Compensation insurance is to pay benefits to people who have been injured on the job, and cannot work. But what if someone is not really injured, and actually can still work? If ...
[Added: 16 Jan 2007   Hits: 757   Words: 777]

7.David Morse & Associates Fraud Chronicles 7: Perils of Car Maintenance
Insurance fraud is a crime, defined as "when someone knowingly and with intent to defraud, presents or causes to be presented, any written statement that is materially false and misleading to obtain some benefit or advantage, or to cause ...
[Added: 08 Jan 2007   Hits: 589   Words: 678] 1: Dancing on Disability
Insurance fraud is one of the biggest problems facing the insurance industry today. It is estimated that between 10% and 33% of all insurance claims contain some element or degree of fraud. Each year, fraud costs the insurance industry $96 billion. ...
[Added: 31 Dec 2006   Hits: 655   Words: 730]