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A report out of the Delaware County Daily Times says that
felony charges have been filed against 11 people who allegedly conspired
together to commit insurance fraud.
The scam allegedly involved University Collision Center
in Philadelphia. According to the Daily Times article, an investigator alleged
that the owner and employees of University Collision were "enhancing and
creating damage to vehicles brought into them for repair" in order to
inflate the value of insurance claims.
The manager of University Collision faces up to 75 years
in prison if convicted. An attorney who allegedly filed fraudulent bodily injury claims is facing a
maximum sentence of 103 years. A Philadelphia
cop who was alleged to have been a "wreck chaser," according to the
Daily Times report, allegedly steered accident victims to University Collision and is
looking at possibly 152 years in prison.
According to the Daily Times, three insurers helped invesigators with the case: Nationwide, GEICO and State Farm.