Insurance fraud: Costs run into the billions and consumers pay the tab

Darce, Keith
November 1994
New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008);11/21/94, Vol. 15 Issue 20, p13
Discusses the increase in insurance fraud. Annual cost of insurer fraud as cited by the Coalition Against Insurance Fraud; Impact on the consumers; Provisions in the new Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act; Ways to prevent insurance fraud.


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