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Insurance Fraud Support

 See more resources on how to avoid Scams and Fraud:
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National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) (opens new window)
This site offers brochures, tips, and personal contacts to help facilitate the identification, detection and prosecution of insurance criminals. The NICB is a non-profit organization that receives support from property/casualty insurance companies and partners with insurers and law enforcement agencies.

Chasing After a Disaster Chaser (opens new window)
This article in the L.A. Times tells of how one storm chaser contractor used insurance fraud to make his fortune, and how hard it is to stop others like him.

Public Adjuster Consumer Alert by the Attorney General of Texas (PDF) (opens new window)
This informative 2-page letter explains why is it important to guard against companies or individuals who solicit your business through unsolicited e-mails, direct mail advertising or telemarketing.

Moving Scams

Beware of Moving Scams – CBS News

Imagine it: A moving company packs up your entire house and then holds all your possessions hostage. That’s exactly what happened to Steve and Susie Peeler, reports The Early Show correspondent Melinda Murphy.  Read more about moving scams (opens new window)

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