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Tijuana trip lands SoCal couple in trouble for stolen car claim


SAN DIEGO, Calif. -Adam St. Clair, 31, and Roxzyanna St. Clair, 30, were arrested on three felony counts of insurance fraud after confessing to their insurer that they fraudulently reported their 2001 Hyundai XG 300 stolen in San Diego, when it was actually stolen in Tijuana, Mexico.

"The St. Clair's actions are a stark reminder for consumers to be honest when submitting an insurance claim," said Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones. "If y
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Posted by Patrick Storm
Publish Date: 2014-12-12 10:49:00

Registered nurse found guilty of workers’ compensation fraud


SAN DIEGO, Calif. - Golnaz Gholipour, 35, of Lake Forest was found guilty of eight counts of perjury and four counts of insurance fraud associated with her deception over a seven-year period to bilk the workers' compensation system for more than $300,000. Gholipour received a sentence of three years in county jail and three years of formal probation as a result of her criminal actions.

Gholipour was a registered nurse who filed a disabi
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Posted by Madison Voss
Publish Date: 2014-12-01 12:13:00

Landscaper rescued from LA hillside lands in jail for workers’ comp fraud


ONTARIO, Calif. - Omar Nunez, 39, was arrested for workers' compensation claimant fraud and if convicted he faces up to five years in county jail and nearly $345,000 in fines and restitution.

Nunez submitted an injury claim in 2009 for his left ankle while he was working for an industrial company that specialized in scaffolding. Nunez claimed he fell down a ramp injuring his ankle and was unable to work. During the investigation process
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Posted by Patrick Storm
Publish Date: 2014-11-03 11:25:00

Gardener working while out on disability arrested for workers’ comp fraud


ORANGE, Calif. -Ignacio Luna Silva, 61, was arrested for workers' compensation fraud associated with anallegedly fraudulent total temporary disability claim. If convicted, Silva faces a maximum sentence of 12 years in state prison and nearly $225,000 in fines and restitution.

"The disability system is invaluable to individuals that are truly injured and unable to work," said Commissioner Jones. "If you attempt to fraudulently collect be
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Posted by Patrick Storm
Publish Date: 2014-11-03 11:06:00

Shasta County insurance agent sentenced in felony forgery case


REDDING, Calif. - Andrew Darol Buckley, 54, pleaded no contest to forgery charges and was sentenced to three years felony probation and ordered to pay more than $3,600 in fines and restitution. Buckley surrendered his California insurance license at the time of his arrest on May 23, 2014.

"Agents are trusted with sensitive personal information and are expected to act in the best interest of their clients," said Commissioner Jones. "It is disturbing that Mr. Buckley ma
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Posted by Patrick Storm
Publish Date: 2014-10-13 14:24:00

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