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Raymond Roth (credit: CBS 2)

Sentencing Pushed Back For L.I. Man Who Faked His Own Drowning

Raymond Roth, who pleaded guilty in March 2013, faces a maximum sentence of 1 1/3 to 4 years in prison. He has already agreed to pay restitution for the costs incurred during the rescue effort.

04/03/2014

Car crash (file/credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

LI Man Convicted For Auto Insurance Fraud Ring, Faces Up To 20 Years In Prison

Experts have issued a warning about insurance fraud after a Long Island man was convicted of staging more than 30 fake car crashes.

02/07/2014

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Monmouth County, N.J. Company Admits To Insurance Fraud Scheme

A Monmouth County, N.J.-based public adjusting company has admitted to submitting fraudulent insurance claims, in an attempt to bilk an area insurer out of more than $15,000.

09/23/2013

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images/File)

AG: Queens Woman Who Posed As Sandy Victim To Collect Benefits A ‘Serial Schemer’

Prosecutors say Caterina Curatolo stayed in a hotel on the city’s dime for 269 nights at a cost of $83,500, right up until Monday when she was arrested.

08/13/2013

New Jersey Woman Admits To Defrauding Insurance Company Out Of Six-Figure Sum

A Piscataway, N.J., woman has admitted to stealing nearly $170,000 from a health insurance company, by falsifying invoices seeking reimbursement for out-of-pocket expenses for care for her ailing husband.

06/03/2013

Assemblyman David Weprin (credit: Flickr/David Weprin)

Assemblyman: Time To Crack Down On Staged Car Accidents

New York State Assemblyman David Weprin (D-Queens) said Sunday that it is time for a crackdown on the practice of staging auto accidents to defraud insurance companies.

05/19/2013

New Jersey Attorney General Jeffrey Chiesa (credit: nj.gov/oag/)

New Jersey AG Establishes Sandy Fraud Working Group

State Attorney General Jeffrey Chiesa announced the formation of the working group, which is a coordinated effort among several state and local agencies.

03/07/2013

Gabriel Hernandez, seen in the white shirt, looks to help the driver of a tractor trailer roll-over crash on the Major Deegan. What he allegedly did next is what got him into serious trouble. (Photo: CBS 2)

Cops: Good Samaritan In Major Deegan Crash Turns Out To Be Hoax

A Bronx man was caught on video being a Good Samaritan after a truck crash last year. But it was that same video that led to his arrest for insurance fraud.

04/14/2011

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Ex-NJ Cop Admits Torching Car For Insurance Money

A former East Orange police officer has admitted setting fire to his personal vehicle last year to defraud his auto insurance company.

11/20/2010