2 Plead No Contest in Alleged Insurance Fraud Scheme

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — Two people entered no-contest pleas this week for allegedly defrauding insurance companies of more than $100,000 through a Bakersfield vocational school. 

Sandra Paredez on Thursday pleaded no contest to a single charge of preparing a false insurance claim in exchange for the dismissal of dozens of other charges. She must pay roughly $38,000 in restitution. Judge Michael G. Bush set a hearing in March to determine if she’s on track to complete payment. 

On Wednesday, Cynthia Ozaeta pleaded no contest to a misdemeanor accessory charge, court records show. 

Read the entire article.  KGET-TV    , by Jason Kotowski, November 9, 2023