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JACKSONVILLE, Fla.- The Department of Financial Services’ Division of Insurance Fraud (DIF) today announced the arrest of John Alexander Fraga (aka Juan Alejandro Fraga) for his involvement in the billing of more than $40,000 to multiple insurance companies for the treatment of fake injuries following a series of staged car accidents in an attempt to fraudulently collect personal injury protection (PIP) insurance payments for profit.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Florida’s Insurance Consumer Advocate, Sha’Ron James, invites the public and members of the media to participate in a forum focused on the issue of balance billing. This forum hopes to find a balanced approach to unexpected medical expenses, and it invites regulatory and industry groups, consumer representatives and Floridians themselves to participate and collaborate on this critical consumer issue. The forum will take place on Thursday, October 15 at the Florida Capitol in Tallahassee.
NAPLES, Fla. – The Florida Division of Insurance Fraud, which operates under the direction of Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater and the Department of Financial Services, today announced the arrest of Naples man Daniel T. Phelps, 56, for allegedly stealing two insurance claim payments totaling more than $96,000 from an elderly New Jersey business owner.  George Capuzzi filed the initial insurance claim after damage was sustained to his business during Hurricane Sandy in 2012.