Preston County residents indicted on charges involving insurance fraud

Department of Justice

U.S. Attorney’s Office

Northern District of West Virginia


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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