We explain the 4 scenarios where people tend to get arrested and charged with automobile insurance fraud, also called car insurance fraud or auto insurance fraud.
The first is where you stage an accident or the theft of your car or light set own car on fire to collect the insurance money. The second scenario is when people make a false claim of property being stolen from the car. Thirdly is where there is an inflated claim for damages, often auto body damages. And finally is obtaining a car insurance policy deliberately using a false address.
In this video, a former California prosecutor discusses the common situations where criminal auto insurance fraud charges can arise.
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