Florida Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater today announced the arrests of five NBRC Roofing Company employees for organizing a $525,000 insurance fraud scheme. The Tampa-based company is accused of leaving 97 homeowners in Hernando, Hillsborough, Manatee, Pasco, Pinellas and Sarasota counties with unfinished roof repairs and liens on their homes after stealing insurance money intended to pay subcontractors.
Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater today announced the arrest of Plant City financial advisor and insurance agent Paula Kampf Albertson for stealing $200,000 in insurance claims from her clients. An investigation by the Florida Department of Financial Services’ Division of Insurance Fraud revealed Albertson exploited her elderly clients by making Albertson’s own family the beneficiaries of her clients’ insurance benefits.
Florida Chief Financial Officer and State Fire Marshal Jeff Atwater today announced the addition of two new specially trained canines to the Division of State Fire Marshal’s Bureau of Fire and Arson Investigations K-9 Unit. K-9s “Bailey” and “Booker” join five dogs that are trained to detect common accelerants at fire scenes.