Insurance Fraud Casebook: Paying a Premium for Crime



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

ISBN 978-1-118-61771-7
Hardcover, 288 PAGES

Table of Contents:

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