Auto Insurance Fraud Conviction

Published on Feb 1, 2017

On January 25, 2017, 31-year-old West Sacramento woman Tiffany Beckingham pled no contest to felony charges of filing a fraudulent auto insurance claim.

Purchasing an insurance policy after a collision has occurred and reporting that a collision took place after the inception of the policy is a crime. Insurance Fraud is the second most costly white-collar crime in America behind tax evasion. Insurance industry studies show that about ten percent or more claims are fraudulent. As a result, insurance fraud costs Americans billions of dollars each year. Filing false insurance claims and insurance fraud have an effect on the cost of auto insurance for everyone. We are committed to combating this type of fraud in our community.