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National Insurance Crime Bureau

California Man Arraigned on 14 Counts of Insurance Fraud in ‘Paper Collision’ Scheme

Farrukh Hussain, 37, of Eastvale, CA, was arraigned on 14 felony counts of insurance fraud after allegedly stealing consumers’ identities to file 14 fraudulent insurance claims with six different insurance companies using a “paper collision” scheme---meaning most of the accidents never occurred and only existed on paper. 

The California Department of Insurance launched an investigation after multiple insurance companies flagged claims they had received. An investigation reportedly found Hussain stole his victim's insurance information and posed as that person to report accidents where he was the other party involved. 

Read the full article.  www.insurancejournal.com, December 6, 2021 

NICB assisted this investigation.