www.nh.gov, Press Release, July 13,2022
New Hampshire Insurance Department’s Fraud Unit Refers Record Number of Fraud Cases for Prosecution in FY 2022 22 Cases of Insurance Fraud Represent Nearly $283,000 in Fraudulent Claims CONCORD, NH (July 13, 2022) – Today, the New Hampshire Insurance Department (NHID) reports that as of the end of Fiscal Year 2022, the NHID Fraud Unit has referred 22 cases of suspected insurance fraud – a new record high – for prosecution by state and federal authorities.
The fraudulent claims prosecuted during FY 2022 are comprised of two Workers’ Compensation claims, one Homeowners Insurance claim, one Disability Insurance claim, and 18 Auto Insurance claims. These 22 cases represent nearly $283,000 in fraudulent claims.
“Insurance fraud is not a victimless crime,” said Christopher Nicolopoulos, Commissioner of the New Hampshire Insurance Department. “Insurance fraud hurts everyone by driving up costs for all consumers and undermining confidence in the marketplace.” Full article