Tag: insurance fraud

Staff ReportsAugust 10, 2018

An alleged murder conspiracy in Tallahassee has spun off charges of insurance fraud. Chief Financial Officer Jimmy Patronis has leveled three felony counts against Denise Williams, accused in the death of her husband, Mike Williams, nearly 20 years ago. “The Williams case is a tragedy that has shocked the Tallahassee community and reverberated across the nation,” […]

Staff ReportsDecember 14, 2016

The Property Casualty Insurers Association of America has thrown its weight behind the drive to control assignment-of-benefits fraud against insurance companies. The organization said in a written statement that it “will be encouraging public policymakers to explore ways to protect consumers better from contractor fraud and litigation abuses that frequently occur following major storms.” The statement […]

Michael MolineSeptember 27, 2016

Florida’s property insurer of last resort fears lingering damage from Hurricane Hermine — in the form of third-party claims officials and business leaders blame for escalating premiums. Thus far, of 837 Hermine-related insurance claims, third-party public adjusters filed seven — and five involved assignment of benefits agreements, or AOBs, staff members told a Citizens Property […]


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