Insurance Fraud Casebook: Paying a Premium for Crime

  Insurance Fraud Casebook

Edited by LAURA HYMES, CFE and Dr. Joseph T. Wells, CFE, CPA



Insurance Fraud Casebook is an exclusive collection of insurance fraud cases written by the fraud examiners who investigated them. These cases were hand selected from hundreds of submissions and together form a comprehensive picture of the many types of insurance fraud.

Edited by Dr. Joseph T. Wells, the founder and Chairman of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE), and Laura Hymes, ACFE Managing Editor, this book reveals the dangers of insurance fraud and the measures that can be taken to prevent it from happening in the first place.


Highlights include: 


28 cases written by ACFE members and handpicked by Dr. Joseph T. Wells, CFE, CPA, founder and Chairman of the ACFE

A collection of revealing case studies that sheds light into the dark corners of insurance fraud

Each case outlines how the fraud was engineered, how it was investigated and how the perpetrators were brought to justice


Product Details:
Copyright 2013
ISBN 978-1-118-61771-7
Hardcover, 288 Pages
John Wiley & Sons Publishing

Table of Contents:


Chapter 1: Needles in a Paystack by Charles Piper

Chapter 2: The Good Doctor and Insurance Consultant by Michael King

Chapter 3: Greasing the Wheels in the Oil Business by Abdulrazaq Al-Morjan

Chapter 4: Living the Dream, Keeping Up the Lie by Andries J. Brummer

Chapter 5: Extinguishing an Arson Fraud by Barry Zalma

Chapter 6: Weakest Link in the Chain by Angela Bisasor

Chapter 7: Everyone Gets Hurt: A Study in Workers' Compensation Fraud by Michael Sputo

Chapter 8: The Hazards of Doing Business with Friends by Bill Maloney

Chapter 9: There's Gold in Them Thar Malls! by Carl Knudson

Chapter 10: Damsel in Diamonds by Michael Skrypek

Chapter 11: Operation Give and Go by Edward P. Buttimore

Chapter 12: An Inspection Is Worth a Thousand Photos by Ed Madge

Chapter 13: The Danger of Trusting Too Much by Joe Bonk

Chapter 14: The Twin Cities Machine by Bob Wei

Chapter 15: With Friends Like These... by John Fifarek

Chapter 16: All the Buzz by Dalene Bartholomew

Chapter 17: Getting Rich from the Elderly by John R. Holley

Chapter 18: Transparent Greed by Joseph Licandro

Chapter 19: Fault of Fortune by Jyoti Khetarpal

Chapter 20: Going Blind to Fraud by Karen Wright

Chapter 21: Going Against the Cartel by Loftin C. Woodiel

Chapter 22: Falling Prey to Online Charms by Tina Hancock

Chapter 23: Big Bills in Little Cuba by Mark Starinsky

Chapter 24: Rushing an Insurance Claim by Peter Parillo

Chapter 25: Ignorance Is Bliss, While It Lasts by Rebecca Busch

Chapter 26: The Name Game by William D. Meader

Chapter 27: Woo, Wed, Insure, Murder by William P. Hight

Chapter 28: Mystery Shopping for Fraud by Stephen Pedneault