The 50 cases involve a total penitential fraud of more than
"Insurance fraud results in billions of dollars of losses each year," Beemer said in a statement. "This type of fraud also leads to higher insurance rates for everyone, which is why it is important for our office to be diligent in investigating and prosecuting these crimes."
According to the AG's office, Donatelli is accused of submitting multiple bills from the chiropractic office where she worked to Highmark when the bills already had been paid by a different company. In addition, she is accused of submitting bills to insurance companies for services that never were rendered. Highmark paid more than
Investigators said Sanchez obtained an insurance policy for her car in
Welliver received worker's compensation benefits worth more than
According to the AG's office, the two worked as insurance agents and created a scheme to submit fraudulent insurance policy applications. Nelson is accused of giving Woodring names and other personal information from policies he had written, and they would change the address and bank information. They allegedly opened bank accounts to pay the premiums.
Nelson and Woodring are accused of obtaining more than
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