Fake crash crooks cash in on no-fault insurance


3 3 3 3 MARLEE:NEW TONIGHT — TARGET 8 DIGS INTO NO FAULT INSURANCE FRAUDTHE ACCIDENTS WEREN'T REAL — AND THE PATIENTS DIDN'T HAVE ANY INJURIES 3 3 BRIAN:THE STATE LEGISLATURE JUST STRUCK DOWN A BILL TO LOWER THE COST OF AUTO INSURANCE

NOW — TARGET 8 IS EXAMINING A MASSIVE SCAM TO EXPLOIT THE SYSTEM THAT SOME PEOPLE ARE MAKING BIG MONEY FROMMARLEE:24 HOUR NEWS 8'S SARAH HURWITZ HAS BEEN INVESTIGATING THE CASE FOR MONTHSSHE LOOKS AT THE MULTI-AGENCY INVESTIGATION — AND HOW IT'S IMPACTING DRIVERS PAYING FOR CAR INSURANCE

3 3 <IT STARTED IN WEST MICHIGAN MORE THAN FOUR YEARS AGO — THE STAGED CAR ACCIDENTS, AND MEDICAL VISITS RUN BY RING LEADERS OUT OF FLORIDA THEY FOUND A LOOP HOLE IN THE NO FAULT INSURANCE SYSTEM — THAT COULD ULTIMATELY COST YOU — THE AUTO INSURANCE PAYER — A HIGHER PREMIUM> THEY'D CRASH INTO TREES DELIBERATELY RUN OFF THE ROAD OR SAY AN ANIMAL HIT THEIR CAR 3 <DID YOU RUN INTO A TREE? AND THEN YOU JUST CALLED POLICE AND WAITED? MMMHMM

YUP>A COMPLEX AND CALCULATED CON THAT DRIVES UP INSURANCE COSTS FOR ALL OF US <ALEX WATTERS/SCAMMER WHY'D YOU GET INVOLVED IN THAT WHOLE SCAM? I DON'T KNOW NO REASON I DON'T KNOW WHY, STUPID

DUMB>ALEX WATTERS WAS DOWN ON HIS LUCK AND MAKING A THOUSAND BUCKS FOR STAGING A FENDER BENDER WAS ENTICING

THE INSTRUCTIONS FROM THE CRIMINALS IN CHARGE WERE SIMPLE ((WATTERS: SAID, RUN OFF THE ROAD AND GET A POLICE REPORT))WATTERS AND DOZENS OF OTHERS STAGED CRASHES ACROSS WEST MICHIGAN THEN SOUGHT PHYSICAL THEREPY AT CLINICS OWNED BY THESE TWO DAVID SOSA-BALADRON AND BELKIS SOCA- FERNANDEZ A CUBAN NATIONAL COUPLE FROM TAMPA FLORIDA THEIR SCHEME ALL STARTED IN 2012 WHEN THEY OPENED THE REVIVE THERAPY CENTER NEAR 28TH AND BURLINGAME IN WYOMING 3 ((JEREMY PIERCZYNSKI/HOMELAND SECURITY INVESTIGATIONS: THE CLINIC WOULD THEN BILL THE INSURANCE COMPANY LETS SAY A PERSON CAME SEVEN TIMES, THEY WOULD BILL THE INSURANCE COMPANY 75 TIMES

)) <DO YOU KNOW THAT THEY WERE GOING AHEAD AND SUBMITTING FALSE BILLINGS TO INSURANCE COMPANIES FOR TREATMENT THAT DIDN'T TAKE PLACE? áááSTITCHááá <NO YOU NEVER HEARD OF THAT? NO I DON'T KNOW ANYTHING ABOUT THAT WHILE DRIVERS IN WEST MICHIGAN WERE STAGING THE FAKE ACCIDENTS – THE COUPLE WAS LIVING THE GOOD LIFE MAKING NEARLY A MILLION DOLLARS FROM THESE FAKE BILLINGS LIVING IN THIS 800-THOUSAND DOLLAR TAMPA MANSION <CHIEF JAMES CARMODY/WYOMING PUBLIC SAFETY DEPT) GREED

IN A WORD, AND THEY WERE VERY SUCCESSFUL, UNFORTUNATELY, IN THIS SITUATION>WYOMING POLICE CHIEF JAMES CARMODY'S DEPARTMENT – AND MANY OTHERS – RESPONDED TO THESE FAKE CRASHES 3 <CHIEF JAMES CARMODY/WYOMING PUBLIC SAFETY DEPT) WE HAVE OUR PUBLIC SAFETY, POLICE, FIRE AND EMS TIED UP WHEN THEY COULD BE DOING OTHER THINGS SO WHY DID THIS FLORIDA COUPLE TARGET MICHIGAN? <LORI CONARTON/COMMU NICATIONS DIRECTOR, INSURANCE ALLIANCE OF MICHIGAN) IT'S AN UNLIMITED POT OF MONEY

IT'S LIKE SAYING YOU KNOW 'WELCOME TO MICHIGAN FOR THOSE PEOPLE WHO ARE UNSCRUPULOUS AND LOOKING TO MAKE MONEY OFF THE INSURANCE SYSTEM >LORI CONARTON WORKS FOR THE INSURANCE ALLIANCE OF MICHIGAN — A TRADE GROUP THAT REPRESENTS THE INSURANCE INDUSTRYSHE – AND INVESTIGATORS – SAY MICHIGAN'S NO-FAULT SYSTEM MAKES US A TARGET FOR FRAUD LIKE THIS <LORI CONARTON/COMMU NICATIONS DIRECTOR, INSURANCE ALLIANCE OF MICHIGAN: ALTHOUGH WE CAN'T QUANTIFY IT EXACTLY, ABOUT 10 PERCENT OF ALL CLAIMS ARE FRAUDULENT>UNDER MICHIGAN'S NO FAULT SYSTEM – INSURANCE PAYS YOUR MEDICAL COSTS NO MATTER WHO'S AT FAULT IN THE CRASH

– HER GROUP WANTS TO SEE CHANGES TO THE STATE'S SYSTEM, INCLUDING THE CREATION OF A "FRAUD AUTHORITY" TO HELP FIND AND PROSECUTE SCAMS LIKE THISBUT THE LATEST REFORM EFFORTS BY LAWMAKERS FELL SHORT EARLIER THIS MONTH, AND THE FUTURE IS UNCERTAIN EVEN SO – IF WE RUN INTO A SIMILAR CON – POLICE ARE CATCHING ON TO A CRIME THAT CHEATS US ALL 3 <JEREMY PIERCZYNSKI/HOMELAND SECURITY INVESTIGATIONS, RESIDENT AGENT IN CHARGE: I THINK WE KNOW, WITH THE INSURANCE COMPANIES, WHAT TO START LOOKING FOR> <EIGHT WERE CHARGED IN CONNECTED WITH THIS SCAM — THE COUPLE LEADING THE FRAUD WERE SENTENCED IN AUGUST TO AT LEAST 10 YEARS IN PRISON THEY'RE ORDERED TO PAY HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS OF DOLLARS IN RESTITUTIONI'M TARGET 8 INVESTIGATOR, SARAH HURWITZ 3

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