fraud Archives - BodyShop Business
How Do You Avoid Being Defrauded By Customers?

If someone comes in for an estimate and they just want to take the money and not fix any damage and the insurer puts our name along with theirs on the check, should we just sign it over to them?

Grand Jury Indicts Georgia Insurance Commissioner

Jim Beck, who was elected to statewide office in November, was indicted on 38 alleged counts of wire fraud, mail fraud and money laundering.

Insurance-Fraud Ringleader Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison for Staging Wrecks, Filing ‘Paper Collisions’

A judge recently sentenced 30-year-old Michael Young of Sacramento, Calif., to more than 10 years in state prison for leading a fraud scheme that bilked insurers out of an estimated $500,000.

New App Helps Fight Insurance Fraud

The Washington, D.C.-based Coalition Against Insurance Fraud has unveiled a new app that will provide investigators with instant access to critical information from anywhere in the field.

Philadelphia Official, Auto Body Shop Charged in $400K Fraud

Prosecutors allege a city fleet supervisor steered work to American Collision, which overcharged the city $400,000 for phony or inflated bills.

Insurers, Police Team Up to Fight Auto Insurance Fraud in Florida

By doing this, officers who responded to crashes or speeding drivers could get instant verification of valid insurance coverage.

Delaware Body Shop Owner, Workers Accused of Insurance Fraud

Suspects are accused of intentionally damaging cars and defrauding insurance companies out of $85,000.

How Do You Determine Whether an Insurer or Shop Is Responsible for Fraud?

I recently conducted a post-repair inspection and found a quarter panel was repaired and not replaced, contrary to the “replace rear quarter” line on the estimate, by a GEICO shop. Did GEICO steal from the customer or did the shop?