2 Charged With Filing False Insurance Claims In 2 Separate IncidentsTwo individuals have been charged with insurance fraud after faking injuries from auto accidents in two separate incidents. Jermichael Leon McCoy, 35, and Lashonda Marie Gail, 30, both of Minneapolis have been charged with two felony counts of insurance fraud for filing false insurance claims.
Good Question: How Much Does Insurance Fraud Cost Us?More than 100 former New York City workers - including police officers and firefighters - were charged Tuesday with defrauding the disability system. Some are accused of fishing or doing karate after saying they were too injured or too depressed to work. Prosecutors say the alleged scams cost the federal government about $400 million. Every year, Americans pay $1.1 trillion in private insurance premiums, but a big chunk of that money goes to pay out false insurance claims.