Insurance Fraud Casebook: Paying a Premium for Crime

Edited by Laura Hymes, CFE and Dr. Joseph T. Wells, CFE, CPA

This book’s author is a CFE

Insurance Fraud Casebook
Insurance Fraud Casebook Paying a Premium for Fraud


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

This book's author is a CFE.
Label Value
ISBN 978-1-118-61771-7
Publisher John Wiley & Sons Publishing
Published Copyright 2013
Pages 288
Format Hardcover

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

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