Tracking down ‘most wanted’ insurance fraud suspects


Tracking down ‘most wanted’ insurance fraud suspects

This article originally appeared Stateline, an initiative of the Pew Charitable Trusts.

Just a day after Leandre Garner took out insurance for his 2007 Chrysler 300, he filed a claim, saying the car had been damaged in a parking lot and needed more than $4,000 in repairs. But insurance investigators figured out that his car already was damaged, and in 2013 authorities charged the Tacoma, Wash., area man with filing a false insurance claim.

When Garner failed to appear in court, a warrant was issued for his arrest, and the Washington state insurance department placed him on its online “most wanted” list, which features the names and photos of alleged fraudsters who don’t show up in court.

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