Michael Pugh

Clockwise from top left: Mosier Jules, Stacia Steele, Michael Pugh, and Troy Hall, who are all accused of participating in an insurance scam. (credit: NY Attorney General's Office)

Officials: 16 Arrested In Auto Accident Insurance Scheme

Attorney General Eric Schneiderman’s office announced the arrest of 16 people who allegedly staged six “accidents” to get insurance money. They allegedly crashed into buses, livery cabs and cars they rented, and then acted like they were hurt.