Fifteen Southern California Residents Charged in Alleged Auto Insurance Fraud Ring

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. — The Inland Empire Automobile Insurance Task Force arrested 12 Southern California residents yesterday after an investigation found they allegedly conspired together to create fraudulent insurance claims to illegally collect over $350,000. The investigation discovered the large-scale organized auto insurance fraud ring was engaged in multiple types of schemes including holding vehicles hostage and collusive collisions. Three additional residents have been charged for their alleged involvement in the organized ring. 

Read the entire press release.  California Department of Insurance, May 10, 2024