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National Insurance Crime Bureau

Preston County residents indicted on charges involving insurance fraud

Department of Justice

U.S. Attorney’s Office

Northern District of West Virginia

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Wednesday, November 3, 2021

CLARKSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – Four Preston County residents are facing wire fraud charges, United States Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld, II announced.

The four are charged in eight-count indictment involving wire fraud. Those charged are:

  • Cynthia Miller, 36, of Newburg, West Virginia
  • Dustin Miller, 41, of Reedsville, West Virginia
  • Markitta Miller, 28, of Reedsville, West Virginia
  • Stacey Moreland, 34, of Tunnelton, West Virginia

The four are accused of working together to stage a vehicle accident, fabricate injuries, and file false insurance claims. The crimes allegedly occurred from March to July 2019 in Taylor and Preston Counties.

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