Port Matilda woman charged with insurance fraud nearly 2 years after crash, AG says

CENTRE COUNTY, Pa. (WTAJ)– A denied insurance claim turned into a case of fraud after a Port Matilda woman was accused of filing a claim with a second insurance company after a crash in 2021. 

Brianna Brungart, 31, is facing felony charges after she tried to file a claim in March 2021 for damage to her grey 2018 Hyundai Elantra but was denied by two different insurance companies, an investigator for the state’s Attorney General Office wrote in an affidavit of probable cause.

The National Insurance Crime Bureau reached out to AG Office investigators after learning of the fraud claims by Brungart, investigators said.

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