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Annual Antifraud Statistical Report, NAIC, 2006

State Insurance Department Antifraud Resources Report, 2005-2006, NAIC, March, 2006

Responding to Alleged Fraud In Certain Broker Compensation Arrangements: The need for more
transparent crisis management process for regulators, Part 2, Robert W. Cooper, Journal of
Insurance Regulation, Winter, 2005

NAIC Announces Online Fraud Reporting System, NAIC Research Quarterly, Summer, 2005

Responding to Alleged Fraud In Certain Broker Compensation Arrangements: The need for more
transparent crisis management process for regulators, Part 1 Robert W. Cooper, Journal of
Insurance Regulation, Winter, 2004

Guidelines for Industry For Reporting Suspicious Claims or Activity to State Fraud Bureaus,
NAIC, 2003

Guidelines for State Insurance Regulators to the Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement
Act of 1994, 18 United States Code, Sections 1033, 1034,NAIC, March, 1998, Attachments E
thru I added 2002

Insurance Experience and Consumers' Attitudes Toward Insurance Fraud, Sharon Tennyson,
Journal of Insurance Regulation, Winter, 2002

Application and Use of Insurance Fraud Related Databases and Sources of Information: A guide
for state insurance departments, NAIC, 2002

E-Commerce & Insurance Fraud, Robert Ober, NAIC Research Quarterly, Fall, 2001

State Insurance Department Antifraud Resources 2000-2001, September, 2001 Antifraud
resources survey report, National Association of Insurance Commissioners

Fraud Money Laundering, NAIC's Compendium of State Laws on Insurance Topics, NAIC
NAIC Objects to Antifraud Bill's GAO Audit Provision, NAIC E-News, July 30, 2001

NAIC Proposes Three Fraud-Fighting Initiatives, NAIC News Release, March 6, 2001

Knowledge: It’s Your Best Policy: Avoid Being a Victim When Purchasing Insurance, October,
NAIC, 2000

NAIC Submits Legislative Proposal to Combat Insurance Fraud, NAIC News, October 2, 2000

Fraud Prevention Model Act, Model Laws Regulations and Guidelines-680. NAIC Model

Insurance Fraud Prevention Laws, NAIC's Compendium of State Laws on Insurance
Topics, NAIC Chart

Unauthorized Entities Manual: A guide for insurance regulators, NAIC, 2000

Final Report and Recommendations: Ad Hoc Task Force on Solvency & Antifraud, NAIC, 2000

Survey of States Insurance Antifraud Laws, Policies and Procedures, NAIC, 1999

Guidelines for State Insurance Regulators to the Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement
Act of 1994 , 18 United States Code, Sections 1033, 1034,NAIC, March, 1998

The War Against Insurance Fraud: Battles we can win, NAIC, 1998

An Empirical Analysis of the Nature and Cost of Fraudulent Life Insurance Claims, L. Lee
Colquitt & Robert E. Hoyt, Journal of Insurance Regulation, Summer, 1997

Advanced Fraud Investigation, NAIC, 1995

Insurance Fraud Directory and Resource Guide, NAIC, & Federal Bureau of Investigation, 1994

Fraud and Automobile Insurance: A report on bodily injury liability claims in Massachusetts,
Herbert I Weisberg & Richard A Derrig, Journal of Insurance Regulation. June, 1991

Insurance Fraud, Issues, NAIC, 1990 - 2004

The Effect of Insurance Fraud on the Economic System, Robert E. Hoyt, Journal of Insurance
Regulation. March, 1990

An Analysis of the NAIC Model Fraud Unit Act, Patrick F. Maroney, Journal of Insurance
Regulation. December. 1985
FICO Launches New Solution to Combat $50+Billion Insurance Claims Fraud Problem, PR
Newswire US 04/24/12

NICB Reports a 19 Percent Rise in Questionable Claims Since 2009, PR Newswire, 02/29/12

Office of Financial & Insurance Regulation Warms Consumers over Financial Phishing Scams,
U.S. Fed News, 02/07/12

Combatting Fraud in the 21st Century, Frank J. Coyne, Best’s Review, 01/01/12

Insight: Beating fraud is the bottom Line, Lori Chordas, Best’s Review 12/1/11

NICB Reports 7 percent rise in third quarter 2011 questionable claims, PR Newswire, 11/29/11

Senators, Stakeholder Urge Super committee to Take on Fraud and Abuse, Inside Health Reform

N J Leads States in Settling Fraud Allegations against National Health Care Company: $150
Million Multi-Jurisdictional State/Federal Resolution of False Billing Claims, Targeted News
Service, 09/12/11

Insurance Fraud on the Rise, HVAC Investigators, PR Newswire, 07/06/11

PIP Fraud an Epidemic, Miami Herald, 04/13/11

The Dumbest Insurance Fraud Cases of All Time: With insurance fraud cases on the rise as
people struggle through a tough economy, Life Quotes, Inc & The Coalition Against Insurance
Fraud reveal the top 11 dumbest insurance fraud cases, PR Newswire, 03/21/11

NICB Reports 24 Percent Rise in Suspicious Claims Since 2008, PR Newswire US, 02/23/11

Internet: Insurers use social media to find fraud: investigators scour Facebook, Twitter and
MySpace for signs of suspicious claims, Shan Li, Los Angeles Times, 01/25/11

NHCAA Releases White Paper: Combating health care fraud in a post-reform world, National
Health Care Anti-Fraud Association, PR Newswire, 10/06/10

Perspectives: Fraud Fighting Efforts Have Become More Cooperative, Al Slavin, Best’s
Insurance News, 09/13/10

Bogus Providers are Multiplying: Fragile economy creates victims for new schemes, South
Florida Sentinel, 08/23/10

NICB Reports 14 Percent Rise in First Half 2010 Questionable Claims, PR Newswire, 08/02/10

States Warn of Obamacare Scams, Robbie Brown, The New York Times, 04/25/10
Recession is fueling a boom in insurance fraud, Tony Pugh, McClatchy Washington Bureau,

Struggling Economy Driving More Fraudulent Claims Activity, Phil Gusman, National
Underwriter online, 03/01/10

Global healthcare fraud costs put at $260 billion, Reuters News, 01/17/10

Rpt Feature – Cancer of Fraud Permeates US Healthcare System, Reuters News, 11/25/09

Anti Fraud Groups: Abolishing state’s fraud unit will increase cost of insurance, PR Newswire

Caveat emptor: Bogus healthcare plans are proliferating, Maura Lerner, Pittsburgh Tribune,

Senators Introduce Bill to Protect Americans from Health Care Fraud. US Fed News, 10/19/09

More Car Buyers Going Down the Wrong Road and Committing Insurance Fraud, Melody
McDonald, The Fort Worth Star-Telegram, 09/02/09

Mortgage Fraud A classic crime’s latest twists – as reverse loans grow more popular, scams put
older adults at risk, Anne Tergesen, The Wall Street Journal, 08/27/09

It’s Time to Smash the Insurance Fraudsters, Gavin Reese & Paul Lower, Lloyd’s List, 08/12/09

Stranger Originated Life Insurance (STOLI) and the Use of Fraudulent Activity to Circumvent
the Intent of Florida’s Insurable Interest Law, Kevin M. McCarty, Florida Office of Insurance
Regulation, 01/09

Three States Pass Fraud Bill to Close Fair Legislative Session, Phil Gusman, National
Underwriter online, 06/27/08

Insurance Fraud on the Rise, Beatriz E. Valenzuela, Daily Press, 06/15/08

Insurance Claims, Repairs: Fraud is risk after storms harm homes, Tracy Turner, The Columbus
Dispatch, 06/04/08

Study: Prescription fraud costs insurers $72.5 billion annually, Sean P. Carr, Best’s Insurance
News, 04/17/08

Top Health Insurance Scams, Maureen Farrell, 01/18/08

How to Pull off Insurance: Fraud Lawyer Lays Out Crooks’ Techniques Warning Sings of
Health Insurance Fraud, Steve Jordan, Omaha World Herald, 01/15/08

Consumer Watch: The Year’s Top Scams: News you can’t trust, David Coker, Los Angeles
Times, 12/16/07
Health Costs: Health Insurance Scams, M. P McQueen, The Wall Street Journal, 11/16/07

Focus on Insurance Cheaters, Tom Abate, The San Francisco Chronicle, 08/11/07

OPED: PIP Reform is Needed, Ellyn Bogdanoff, South Florida Sun Sentinel, 05/27/07

New Maryland Law Targets Staging Accidents for Insurance Money, Insurance Journal,

Study: Calif Leads Nation in Fraud Convictions, Insurance Journal, 04/05/07

Insurance Fraud Convictions Rise, But not Everywhere, National Underwriter online, 03/19/07

Diagnosis: Identity Theft; For $60, a thief can buy your health records and use them to get costly
care, Guess who gests the bill, Business Week, 01/08/07

Ex Head of Mutual Benefits Pleased Guilty to $956M Scam: Securities Fraud Jamie Hernandez,
Palm Beach Daily Business Review, 10/24/06

Banks, Insurers Spending More to Fight Money Laundering, Survey finds, R. J. Lehmann,
Bestwire, 10/06/06

In Uncertain Times, Scam Artist Thrive: Consumers urged to be on high alert, Help is available.
But expert say investors are the first line of defense, Mark Davis, The Kansas City Star, 09/24/06

Secrets of the Digital Detectives, The Economist, 09/21/06

COIL Passes Accident Fraud Model Law, National Underwrite Online, 07/27/06

Federal Insurance Charters Supporters Say They’ll Foot the Bill for Uniformity, R. J. Lehmann,
Best’s Insurance News, 04/06/06

Fraud Hearing Witnesses Talk About Annuities, Allison Bell, National Underwriter online,

Consumer Web Site Aims to Fight Insurance Fraud, M. P. McQueen. The Wall Street Journal,

Vermont House Clears Bill Making Insurance Fraud A Crime, Eleanor Barrett. Best’s Insurance
News, 03/21/06

New Jersey’s Fraud Fight Fruitful in 2005, Rick Cornejo, Best’s Insurance News, 03/03/06

Washington Regulator Pushes for Fraud Unit, Eleanor Barrett, Best’s Insurance News, 01/19/06

Maine Insurance Bureau: Time is Right for Fraud Unit, Eleanor Barrett, Best’s Insurance News,
Insurers Prepare Program to Help Fight Money Launderers, Eleanor Barrett, Best’s Insurance
News, 12/07/05

A Higher Bar for Insurers on Laundering, Ethan Zindler, The American Banker, 11/1/05

Watchdogs Warn of Scams Arising Alongside Modified Drug Benefits, The Wall Street Journal,

Fighting on New Fronts: Pharmaceutical fraud leads a host of new ways crooks are scamming
insurers, but armed with high tech tools, insurers are fighting back, Lori Chordas, Best’s Review,
October, 2005

Little Assurance From ID-Theft Insurance, The Washington Post, 08/25/05

Fraud Inc.: As Identity Theft Moves Online, Crime Rings Mimic Big Business --- Russian-Led
Carderplanet Steals Account Numbers; Mr. Havard Hits ATMs --- `Common Punk' to `Capo' ,
The Wall Street Journal , 07/13/05

FBI Lists Insurance Fraud Investigations as a Top Priority in 2005 Financial Crimes Report,
David Dankwa, BestWire, June 8, 2005

Insurance is Offered to Cover ID Theft; Cost to repair damage can run $1,000 or more, David
Colker, Houston Chronicle, June 6, 2005

Providers Push Insurance Covering Theft of Identity, Bruce Mohl, The Boston Globe, February
6, 2005

Car Insurance Fraud Crackdown may Drive Rates Lower for Some, Shaheen Pasha , The Wall
Street Journal,. January 19, 2005

Fraud Among Friends, The Top 10 Scams, Barbara Bowers, Best’s Review, 01/01/05

Fraud Among Friends, The Many Faces of Fraud, Barbara Bowers, Best’s Review, 01/01/05

Fraud Among Friends, Some unscrupulous insurance agents break the bonds of trust and stel
from policyholders and carriers, Barbara Bowers, Best’s Review, 01/01/05

Survey Point to Public Blind Eye to Fake Insurance, Insurance Journal, December 14, 2004

Judge Sentences Martin Frankel to More than 16 Years in Prison, The Wall Street Journal,
December 13, 2004

Insurers Add Benefits to Identify Theft Policies, Jennifer Saranow, The Wall Street Journal,
October 14, 2004

New Anti Money Laundering Rules for Life Insurers May Emerge In November, Fran Matso
Lysiak, Best's Insurance News, October 12, 2004
It's Enough To Make You Sick: Scams are proliferating as more families scramble for affordable
health coverage, Brian Grow, BusinessWeek, September 13, 2004

Check credentials to avoid costly trap of fake health plan, Sheryl Harris, The Plain Dealer,
August 19, 2004

Milking the Insurance Cash Cow, Ellen Kelleher, The Financial Times, August 21, 2004

Health Card Fuel Mix Ups: Some buyers think discount plans are insurance, Rob Kaiser,
Chicago Tribune, August 8, 2004

Report Sees Limited Sharing of Regulatory Data, AFX International Focus,. July 29, 2004

Insurance Commissioners Fight Fake Insurance, PR Newswire, July 26, 2004

Fraud Plagues US Health Care, Vanessa Maltin, The Atlanta Journal Constitution, July 14, 2004

FBI, Insurers Target Fraudulent Surgeries, Roberto Ceniceros, Business Insurance Daily, July 5,

One Sick Scam: Bogus Health insurers prey on small companies, Kate Murphy, BusinessWeek,
July 5, 2004

Industry Expert: Life insurance scams can go undetected for years, Chris Grier, Best's Insurance
News, June 16, 2004

Drilling Down on Fraud: Auto insurers can attack the big problem of fraud by paying attention to
the details hidden in claims, Francis J. Serbaroli & Skip Short, Best's Review, June, 2004

Survey: Insurance Fraud Believe They Can Get Away With It, R. H. Lehmann, Best's Insurance
News, May 26, 2004

NAIC Wants Federal Agencies Strengthened To Help Fight Health Insurance Fraud, Dennis
Kelly, Best's Insurance News, May 24, 2004

Fraudbusters: High tech tools help insurers piece together a picture of costly scams, Andrew
Kantor, The Columbus Dispatch, May 17, 2004

Healthcare Scams are Big Business, Josh Goldstein, The Philadelphia Inquirer, May 3, 2004

Health Care Savior of Insurance Scams?, Rachel Brand, Rocky Mountain News, April 27, 2004

Probe Continues into Bogus Lloyd's Policies, Daniel Hays, National Underwriter online, April
27, 2004

Group Launches Campaign to Fight Unauthorized Insurance, Managed Care Weekly Digest,
April 5, 2004
Health Insurance Scams Gouge Deeper in South Andy Miller, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution,
April 1, 2004

As Insurance Scams Rise Sharply, Patients Left Holding the Bill, Daniel Costello, The Los
Angeles Times, March 22, 2004

Health Care Fraud Scheme Borders on Assault, Experts Say, Marie Suszynski, BestWire, March
22, 2004

End Preying on the Ill: Editorial/Opinion, Orlando Sentinel, March 19, 2004

State Zeros in on Insurance Fraud, Cindy Clayton, The Virginian-Pilot, March 18, 2004

NAIC to Air Ads Warning Against Bogus Health Plans, Marie Suszynski, Best's Insurance
News, March 15, 2004

Health Insurance Scams Growing Consumers Stuck with Medical Bills, John A. MacDonald,
The Hartford Courant, March 15, 2004

Inquiry Finds Sharp Increase in Health Insurance Schemes, Robert Pear, The New York Times,
March 3, 2004

Health Insurance Fraud Put Ailing Victims in Debt, Anastasia Ustinova, Charlotte Observer,
March 3, 2004

Insurance Fraud, Insurance Issues Updates, Insurance Information Institute.

New Indictments Seen in NJ's Largest P/C Fraud, Mark Ruquest, National Underwriter online,
February 17, 2004

Fraud Alert: BBB Warns of Ongoing Insurance Scams, Teresa McUsic, The Fort Worth Star
Telegram, February 8, 2004

Warning Issued on Discount Health Cards, Paul Wenski, Kansas City Star, February 4, 2004

Fla Advises on Top 10 Investment Scams to Beware of for 2004, Insurance Journal P&C
Magazine, online, January 15, 2004

Today's Insurance Fraud has Bonnie and Clyde Overtones, Phil Zinkewicz, Rough Notes,
January 31, 2004

Insurance Fraud Convictions Rise Around the Nation, Marie Suszynski, Best's Insurance News,
December 24, 2003

U S Insurance Fraud Convictions Rising, National Underwriter online, December 19, 2003

Top Insurance Swindlers of 2003 Enter Fraud Hall of Shame, PR Newswire, December 17, 2003
Inside Operation Boris: It looked like a routine traffic accident on a wet Long Island Highway.
But it led investigators to a gigantic fraud they're calling the Big Organized Russian Insurance
Scam, Nicholas Stein & Doris Burke, Fortune, December 8, 2003

Finally, New Ways to Fight ID Thieves, Michelle Singletary, The Washington Post, December 4,

Allstate. Other Insurers File Suit in Accident Scam. Chicago Tribune, December 4, 2003

Crash for Cash Con: City Russian Ring Scams $500M , John Lehmann, New York Post,
December 1, 2003

Sources: Fake Lloyds Insurance Scam Hits Three States, National Underwriter online,
November 19, 2003

ID Theft Marketing More Talk Than Walk, Andrew Shain, Charlotte Observer, November 17,

Dealing In Fraud: Professional criminals and petty thieves are draining cash from the insurance
industry, and more companies are getting serious about plugging the hole, Marie Suszynski,
Bests Review, November, 2003

Dealing In Fraud: Staggering Stats: Adding up the cost of fraud, Marie Suszynski, Bests Review,
November, 2003

Dealing In Fraud: Asking the right questions, Marie Suszynski, Bests Review, November, 2003

Dealing In Fraud: On the road with a fraud investigator, Marie Suszynski, Bests Review,
November, 2003

Dealing In Fraud: Unleashing technology as a fraud buster, Lori Chodas, Bests Review,
November, 2003

Thinking a Little Fraud is OK?, Teresa Dixon Murray, The Plain Dealer, October 23, 2003

Fifty One Are Arrested In Scheme to collect Millions for Fake Accidents, Shaila Dewan, The
New York Times, September 29, 2003

Survey Finds Gains in Antifraud Efforts, Daniel Hays, National Underwriter P/C, September 17,

Identity Theft Widespread, Study shows, Edward Epstein, The San Francisco Chronicle,
September 4, 2003

Bogus Health Insurance is Growing: Current high premiums for genuine coverage make cheap
fakes tempting, Christopher Windham, The Wall Street Journal, August 28, 2003

Health Industry Sees A Surge in Fraud Fines, Patricia Callahan, The Wall Street Journal, August
16, 2003
Investigators Say Fraud Ring Staged Thousands of Crashed, Patrick Healy, The New York Times,
August 13, 2003

US Indicts 5 in Looting Millions, Ray Gibson & John McCormick, Chicago Tribune, August 13,

US Insurers Back Anti-Fraud Initiative, Richard Banks, Insurance Day, July 30, 2003

Survey: One in Three Americans Say its OK to Exaggerate Insurance Claims, Bests Insurance
News, July 29, 2003

A Sick Business: Healthcare fraud abounds, The Economist, June 28, 2003

For a Fourth Year, Alabama Fails to Make Insurance Fraud a Crime, Marie Suszynski, Bests
Insurance News, June 16, 2003

Identity Theft Insurance Now Offered, Phil Porter, Columbus Dispatch, June 4, 2003

Health Insurance Chaos Breeds Scams, The Bradenton Herald, April 7, 2003

Insurance Official Says Fraud Up When Economy Down, Chris Hodges, Greensboro News &
Record, April 6, 2003

Fraud Schemes Grow and Multiply But Insurers are Fighting Back, Marie Suszynski, AM Best,
April 3, 2003

Insurers Frustrated by Lack of Uniformity Among State Fraud Bureaus, Marie Suszynski,
AMBest, April 3, 2003

Crime Bureau Chief Outlines Three Principles to Fight Insurance Fraud, Bests Insurance News,
April 1, 2003

To Catch An Identity Thief: Washington plan may suit creditors better than consumers, Amy
Borrus, BusinessWeek, March 31, 2003

Seniors Have Recourse in Insurance Scams, Julia Jason, Stamford Advocate, March 23, 2003

Fraud a Costly Component of Health Care Expenses, Joanne Wojcik, Business Insurance, March
10, 3003

Insurers Can Use Technology to Stop Money Laundering, Bests Review, February, 2003

Scam Artists Change with the Times: As stocks decline, con men shift to precious metals, oil.
What to Watch Out for, John R. Emshwiller, The Wall Street Journal, January 29, 2003

Insurer Sues Over WorldCom Policies, Claims Fraud, Reuters News, January 28, 2003

Protecting Yourself Against Identity Theft, Lynn Brenner, Newsday, January 26, 2002
Insurer Sues Over WorldCom Policies, Claims Fraud, Reuters News, January 28, 2003

Fraud: Leaving its prints on the industry, Dave Thomas, Insurance Journal West, January 13,

Bad Policy: Scammers selling fake insurance are targeting small business owners and the self
employed, Carrie Coolidge, Forbes Magazine, January 6, 2003

Fraud Coalition Releases Top 13 Insurance Schemes of 2002, AM Best Newsroom Online,
December 31, 2002

Growth Product? Banks Selling ID Theft Insurance, David Breitkopf, American Banker,
December 11, 2002

A Big Time Identity Crisis, Dana Hawkins, U.S. News & World Report, December 9, 2002

Creative P/C Insurers Could Become Susceptible to Anti Money Laundering
Rules, Bests Insurance News, November 12, 2002

Does Weak Economy Mean More Insurance Fraud?, Charles G. Geller ,Insurance Day,
November 5, 2002

ISO's ID Theft Coverage Gets Regulators Okay, National Underwriter P/C, October 25, 2002

Soaring Auto Costs Blamed on Fraud, Richard J. Dalton, Newsday, October 23, 2002

Lemon Law - Fraud FAQs, Adam J. Krohn,, Insurance
Consumer Advocate Network, October 28, 2002

New Money Laundering Rules Proposed, Steven Brostoff, National Underwriter P/C, October
21, 2002

Texas Wins Conviction in Mold Fraud Case, BestWire, October 10, 2002

Insurers Offer Plans to Cover Hassles from Identity Theft, Carrie Spencer, St. Louis Dispatch,
September 29, 2002

Bogus Insurers Leave Patients with Big Bills - Seeking to lower health costs, Some employers
fall for scams. What you should watch out for, Bernard Wysocki, The Wall Street Journal,
October 2, 2002

New Money Laundering Rules Pose Huge Burden to Life Sectors; P/C Exempt, Insurance
Chronicle, September 23, 2002

State Tries to Drive Down Rates; Auto Insurance Fraud Costs $1 Billion to Billion a Year (in
New York), Officials Estimate, The Post Standard, September 16, 2002

Consumer Groups Warn NAIC on Health Scams, Rising Property Rates, Bests Insurance News,
September 10, 2002
Mold Insurance Fraud Could spread Nationwide, Daniel Hays, National Underwriter P/C,
September 9, 2002

Fraud Fighters Tackle Individuals Looking to Exploit Disaster, Dave Thomas, Insurance
Journal-West, September 2, 2002

Prosecuting Insurance Fraud - A case study of the Massachusetts experience in the 1990's,
Richard A. Derrig & Valerie Zicko, Risk Management & Insurance Review, Fall, 2002

Inter-agency Dispute Hinders Money Laundering Battle, Symon Ross, Insurance Day,
September 3, 2002

List Notes Scams Hot in Hard Hard Times; Stockbrokers make dubious debut, Jon Chesto,
Boston Herald, August 27, 2002

Health Insurance Scams That Will Make You Sick; Unlicensed companies are conning hundreds
of thousands - and the epidemic is growing, Brian Grow, Business Week, August 26, 2002

Insurance Policies Offered to Cover Expenses of ID Theft, Though Some Question Their Worth,
Carrie Spencer, A P Newswire, August 26, 2002

Insurers May Tweak Execs' Fraud Coverage Amid Scandals, Chad Bray, Dow Jones News
Service, August 22, 2002

How to Strike Back at Identity Theft; Firms spring up to help people recoup Loses and restore
credit; Some ways to protect yourself, Christine Whelan, The Wall Street Journal, August 21,

Corporate Fraud, Scandals Hit EU Agenda, Jeremy Gaunt, Reuters News, July 23, 2002

Insurers More Red-Faced Than in the Red After WorldCom, David Pilla, Bests Insurance News,
June 27, 2002

Soft Job Market Gives Rise to Fake Health Insurance, JoAnn Johnston, The Tampa Tribune,
June 22, 2002

Fraud, Overpayments in Nation's Unemployment Insurance System Growing, Leigh Strope, The
Kansas City Star, June 12, 2002

Extradition Okd for Fraud Convict, The Chicago Tribune, May 9, 2002

More Patients Get Stuck With The Bills; Unlicensed insurers prey on people desperate for lower
rates, Julie Appleby, USA Today, May 1, 2002

Fraudulent Plans Target Employers, Kevin Sweeney, Employee Benefit News, May 1, 2002

Car Insurance Premiums Rise; Healthcare costs, fraud cited, Michele Chandler, The Miami
Herald, April 26, 2002
Treasury Delays Money-Laundering Compliance Requirements for Insurers, Bests insurance
News, April 24, 2002

New Money Laundering Rules to Cut Broad Swath in Finance, Glenn R. Simpson & Jathon
Sapsford, The Wall Street Journal, April 23, 2002

NAII Spearheads US Treasury Dept Meeting to Request Exemption fro Money Laundering
Mandates, Insurance Journal Property & Casualty Magazine, April 16, 2002

Profiting From Death? Lawsuit filed in court here focuses on legality of whether firms can take
out insurance policies on workers' lives and pocket the benefits, L. M Sixel, Houston Chronicle,
April 16, 2002

Act Now to Thwart Identity Theft, Clark Howard, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, April 4, 2002

Are You A Prime Candidate for Identity Theft? Farmers Insurance survey shows most
Americans know about the problem, but fail to take action, PR Newswire, March 28, 2002

The Law vs Insurance Fraud: An unending pursuit, Phil Zinkewicz, Insurance Advocate, March
25, 2002

Anti-Laundering Deadline Looms, Insurance Chronicle, March 4, 2002

Phony Claims are Costly, Douglas McLeod, Business Insurance, March 4, 2002

NY Auto Insurance Law Revamp Delayed, Insurance Accounting, February 25, 2002

Ruling Favors Auto Insurers, Citing Fraud Claims, Joseph P. Fried, The New York Times,
February 20, 2002

Insurance Fraud Rises with Health Care Costs: Low-cost policies leave thousands with unpaid
bills, Judith Graham, Chicago Tribune, February 19, 2002

The Identity Crisis: We were paranoid of everyone. Identify thieves emptied Brad & Beth
Kessler's bank accounts in four days. For the Kelsslers and about 700,000 others in the United
States, restoring their money and peace of mind takes much longer. Part 2 0f 2, Dan Browning
& Chris Graves, Star Tribune Newspapers of the Twin Cities, Mpls-St. Paul, February 11, 2002

The Identity Crisis: A Marketplace of ID's. Identity theft has become a booming criminal
enterprise, damaging personal reputations and threatening the nation's security. Law enforcement
can't keep up, and everyone is vulnerable. Part 1 of 2 Dan Browning & Chris Graves, Star
Tribune Newspapers of the Twin Cities, Mpls-St. Paul, February 10, 2002

HUD: Let Lenders Police Brokers and Appraisers, Robert Juilavits & Erick Berquist, American
Banker, February 6, 2002

NY Dem Raps Alliance Anti-Fraud Idea, Daniel Hays, National Underwriter P/C, February 4,
Report on Auto Insurance Fraud on the Rise in NYC, David Pilla, Bests Insurance Report,
January 29, 2002

When Good Employees To Bad: Crime insurance for employee dishonesty, Insurance Journal-
West, January 28, 2002

Identity Theft Tops Fraud Complaints, David Ho, The Washington Post, January 24, 2002

Costly Wreck Creation/Auto Scams Drive Insurers to Distraction, Rates into Stratosphere as
Fraud Escalates, Christian Murray, Newsday, January 20, 2002

IRS/IRC Joint Survey of Insurers Finds over 40% Increase in Fraud-Fighting Funds, Insurance
Advocate, January 14, 2002

IRC Reports Insurers Believe Insurance Fraud Is A Serious Problem Despite their Companies'
Efforts to Fight it, PR Newswire, January 10, 2002

Allstate Blames High Fraud for 10.5% Auto Rate Rise, Joseph Teaster, The New York Times,
January 10, 2002

Auto Fraud is Pervasive and Costly, Bur the Industry Must Also Face Reality, Observer At Large
Phil Zinkewicz, Insurance Advocate, December 22, 2001

Federal Anti-Money Laundering Law Includes Insurers, Best Insurance News, December 6, 2001

New Biometric Products Help Fight Fraud, Ara C. Trembly, National Underwriter P/C
December 3, 2001

Fraud Convictions Double During Last Five Years, Coalition Against Insurance Fraud,
December 3, 2001

Fighting Insurance Fraud: Survey of insurer anti fraud efforts, Insurance /research Council,
December, 2001

Anti-Laundering Concerns Not Just for Banks Anymore, Robert B. Serino, American Banker,
November 30, 2001

Progressive Funds Insurance Fraud and Auto Theft Investigation that Nets 110 Arrests and 66
Recovered Vehicles, PR Newswire November 28, 2001

Insurance Cheats Find This Judge in Their Way: Villanueva is back on the bench at 75 as an
anti-fraud specialist, Margaret McHugh, The Star Ledger, Newark, NJ, November 23, 2001

Companies want Centralized Death Database, National Underwriter L/H, November 21, 2001

Money-laundering Concerns Heightened After Terror Attacks, Fran Matso Lysiak, Bests
Insurance News, November 15, 2001
Justice Officials Asks Insurers to Watch for Money Laundering, Ron Panko, BestDay News
Online, November 14, 2001

House Passes Antifraud Network Bill, Insurance Chronicle, November 12, 2001

CIAB Says Anti-Fraud Network Bill is Good Step, But More is Needed, Bests Insurance News,
November 9, 2001

House Gives Insurance Regulators Access to FBI Files, National Underwriter P/C, November 8,

US House Approves New Anti-Fraud Network, Reuters, November 6, 2001

National Fraud Center, Inc. Issues White Paper on Identity Fraud, National Fraud Center, PR
Newswire, October 17, 2001

Antifraud Bill Goes to Judiciary, Insurance Accounting, October 15, 2001

It's Not Theft - It's Insurance, Nic Cicutti, Financial Times, October 27, 2001

The Frightening Impact of No-Fault Auto Fraud On the Insurance Industry, Dwight Geddes,
Insurance Advocate, September 15, 2001

Insurance Fraudsters Send in The Clones In Latest Scam Operation, Investigators Say, Daniel
Hays, National Underwriter P/C, September 17, 2001

Suit Expands AARP's NY Antipredator Fight, Erick Bergquist, American Banker, October 11,

Legal Fight Snags NY Anti-Fraud Effort, Daniel Hays, National Underwriter P/C, October 5,

Making A Case: Persuading law-enforcement officials to prosecute suspected insurance fraud
requires the right organization and presentation of evidence, Jack Price, Best's Review, October,

Making A Dent In Auto Insurance Fraud, Ron Panko, Best's Review, October, 2001

Large Insurers, States Build Special Investigative Units, Best's Review, October, 2001

HIAA Publishes Health Care Fraud Book, National Underwriter L/H, September 27, 2001.

Experts: After Terrorists Attacks, Potential for Fraud Increases, Fran Matso Lysiak, BestWeek,
September 24, 2001

Hill Sees Money Laundering In New Light, Congress Daily/A.M., September 24, 2001

Money Laundering Through Insurers On The Increase, Insurance Journal-West, September 24,
How to Spot Fraud, Robert M. Bryant, National Underwriter P/C, Insurance Fraud Review,
September 10, 2001

Auto Body Shop Fraud Kicks into Overdrive, Robert M. Bryant, National Underwriter P/C,
Insurance Fraud Review, September 10, 2001

Tech Makes Fighting Fraud Affordable, Ara C. Trembly, National Underwriter P/C, Insurance
Fraud Review, September 10, 2001

Fraud Units Target Auto Clinic Laundering, Daniel Hays, National Underwriter P/C, Insurance
Fraud Review, September 10, 2001

Agents Fight Fraud on Front Line, Mark E. Ruquet, National Underwriter P/C, Insurance Fraud
Review, September 10, 2001

MetLife Awarded $2.9 Mill in Federal Auto Fraud Case, Robert W. Mitchell, National
Underwriter P/C, September 6, 2001

Here's An Idea: Let a Friend Throw Away Your Tax Relief Check - Or Lie About an Insurance
Claim...It Amounts to the Same Thing, Insurance Fraud Costs Americans Over $20 billion a
year. Yet Progressive Study of More than 31,000 Americans Finds We're Willing to Cheat to
Beat the System, PR Newswire, September 5, 2001.

High Tech Fraud Fighting - Information Sharing is Critical to Insurance Companies' Abilities to
Address This $96 billion-a-year problem, Peggy Bresnick Kendler, Insurance + Technology,
September 1, 2001.

State Warns of Dubious, Fraudulent Investments, David Wichner, Arizona Daily Star, August
31, 2001

Health Insurance Scam, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, August 28, 2001.

Alleged Auto Fraud Ring Busted in New York, David Pila, Best's Insurance News, August 16,

Florida Probes Unlicensed Health Insurer for Connection to Larger Fraud Scheme, David Pila,
Best's Insurance News, August 14, 2001

Countering the Complex Web of Scams, Interview with Robert W. Bryant, President & CEO,
NICB, Phil Zenkewicz, Insurance Advocate, August 11, 2001

New Insurance Rules May Help Fight Fraud, Newsday, August 8, 2001

Insurance Fraud Bureaus: Convictions Double, But Gains are Fragile, Business Wire, July 26,

Tennessee Raises Fees to Fight Fraud, Meg Green, Best's Insurance News, July 26, 2001
Job Life Expectancy Expands for Fraud Unit Heads, Daniel Hays, National Underwriter P/C,
July 25, 2001

States Scramble After Millions in Frankel Case, Ellen Joan Pollock, The Wall Street Journal,
July 23, 2001

Fraud Is Driving Auto Insurance Sky-High, William Sherman, New York Daily News, July 22,

State Takes New Aim at Fraud Cases, Stephen Kurkjian, The Boston Globe, July 20, 2001

Injury Claims Flourish In Loophole Fraud Investigated While Therapists and Lawyers Profit,
Stephen Kurkjian, The Boston Globe, July 16, 2001

Financier Fraud Case Sparks Push for Access to FBI Database, Timothy R. Brown, A.P.
Newswire, July 8, 2001

Anti Fraud Bill Moves Ahead in House, Dennis Kelly, Best's News, June 29, 2001

Seminars Teach Doctors to Play Insurance Game for Profit, Kevin McCoy, USA Today, June 27,

Bush Signs Two Bills to Combat Auto Insurance Fraud in State, Fred Schulte, South Florida
Sun-Sentinel, June 21, 2001

CPCU Society and National Crime Bureau Join Together to Educate Consumers During
Insurance Fraud Prevention Week, Business Wire, June 20, 2001

Identity Thieves Thrive in Information Age: Rise of Online Data Brokers Makes Criminal
Impersonation Easier, Robert O'Harrow, The Washington Post, May 31, 2001

Democrats Demanding Changes in Fraud Bill, Steven Brostoff, National Underwriter P&C,
May,21, 2001

Broker in Scam gets 40 Months: Patients Hid their Terminal Illnesses in Obtaining Insurance,
Denny Walsh, Sacramento Bee, May 18, 2001

Facing Big Rise in Car Insurance, Allbany Scrambles for a Solution, James C McKLinley, The
New York Times, May 3, 2001

Top 10 Frauds Detailed, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, April 30, 2001

A Statistical Study of State Insurance Fraud Bureaus: A quantitative analysis, Coalition Against
Insurance Fraud, May, 2001

IIAA Endorses US House Anti-Fraud Bill, Insurance Journal P&C News Online, April 10, 2001

Frankel Inspires Congress to Step up Anti-Fraud Efforts, Business Insurance, April 9, 2001
Insurance Fraud Up: Solutions hard to Find/State Legislature can't Agree on Its Proposals,
DataTimes, April 5, 2001

III Finds Unprecedented Surge of Costs Triggered by Organized Fraud Rings, Insurance
Advocate, March 31, 2001

Anti-Fraud Working Group Moves to Give Commissioners More Statutory Authority Ron
Panko, BestWire, March 29, 2001

Cracking Down on the Industry's Fraud Problem, Stefani Mingo, Insurance Journal West, March
26, 2001

Illinois Advances Insurance Fraud Whistleblowers Law, National Underwriter P&C, March 22,

Powell Opposes Lloyd's Provision in Bill, Tom Hamburger, The Wall Street Journal, March 15,

Devil Will Be in Details of Fraud Database Law, Matt Brady, Insurance Accounting, March 12,

FBI Seeks Four ‘Fugitives in Area Insurance Scam, Beth Warren, The Atlanta Constitution,
March 8, 2001

House Panel Ponders Legislation Aimed at Financial Fraud, Rep Oxley Examines Creation of
Anti-Fraud Network for Regulators Anne Marie Kelly, BridgeNews, March 5, 2001

Department of Corporations Halts Sale of Hotel Phone Investments, Business Wire, March 2,

Seniors Lose Big in Risky insurance Deals, Noelle Knox & Greg Farrell, USA Today, February
28, 2001

Retirees Trust Insurance Agents, Lose Big, Noelle Knox, USA Today, February 28, 2001

Florida Couple’s Phone Investment Stalls, Noelle Knox, USA Today, February 28, 2001

Sweep of Phone Cons Nears End, Noelle Knox, USA Today, February 28, 2001

Red Flags Can Tip You Off, Noelle Knox & Greg Farrell, US Today, February 28, 2001

Anti-Fraud Academy Now Set to Obtain Federal Monies, National Underwriter P&C, February
19, 2001

Fed-State Unit Being Set to Chase Alleged Insurance Fraud Mastermind, National Underwriter
P&C, February 19, 2001

Georgia Legislators Go After Unscrupulous Money Lenders, Patricia M LaHay, AP Newswire,
February 17, 2001
House Tackling Insurance Fraud Committee to Discuss Use of Crash Marketing, Fred Schulte &
Jenni Bergal, South Florida Sun-Sentinel, February 4, 2001

Add $5,000 To Household Budgets for Fraud, Which May Increase if Economy Worsens,
Insurance Advocate, February 3, 2001

NAII Finds Heightened Media Coverage On Insurance Fraud is Alerting Public to Plague,
Insurance Advocate, January 20, 2001

ÚS Banks Urged to Get Tough on Foreign Corruption. Federal Agencies have Issued Guidelines
that Could Reduce Money Laundering through Foreign Accounts, Orlando Sentinel, January 17,

Clinics Need Tighter Controls, Panel Urges Regulation Sought to cut Auto Accident and
Insurance Fraud that Runs into the Millions of Dollars,Fred Schulte & Jenni Bergal, South
Florida Sun Sentinel, January 16, 2001

Doctor Convicted of Insurance Fraud in Fertility Procedures, Jennifer Steinhauer & Sherry Day,
The New York Times, January 10, 2001

Fraud Probe Raise New Healthcare Risks, Opinion, Susan Huntington, National Underwriter
P&C, January 6, 2001

A Look at Individual Cases from the Federal Flipping Investigation, Steve Brandt, Star Tribune
Newspaper of the Twin Cities, Mpls-St.Paul, December 13, 2000

Calif Agent Accused of Churning, Regulators Eye Changing Law, BestDay, December 11, 2000

Hacking Victims Face Tough Choices, Dave Lenckus, Business Insurance, November 20, 2000

E-Signatures Can Save Time, But Use Caution, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, November 20, 2000

Feds Stop Bumper Car Fraud Scheme, AP Newswire, November 20, 2000

Florida is the Home of Sun, Fun and Fraud. State Residents Often Targets of Con Artists, Greg
Farrell, USA Today, November 17, 2000

Laundering of Money Seen As Easy, Raymond Bonner, The New York Times, November 29,

 Special Investigative Units Battle Insurance Fraud, Crime of the ‘90’s,J. D. Decker, Insurance
Journal West, November 13, 2000

Industry Objects to NAIC Consumer Warnings, Insurance Accounting, November 6, 2000

Auto Insurance Fraud, Susan Dimauro, AP Newswire, November 9, 2000

Survey Highlights Insurers Concern with Fraud, David Pilla, BestWeek, P&C, October 30, 2000
Insurance Fraud Case Still Growing, Natalie Pompilio, The Times Picayune, October 26, 2000

Fugitive Arrested in Austria After a Year on the Run, William Rashbaum, The New York Times,
October 26, 2000

Motorcycle Fraud Draws Insurers Attention, Daniel Hays, National Underwriter P&C, October
24, 2000

NAIC Anti-Fraud Brochure Stirs Controversy, Daniel Hays, National Underwriter P&C,
October 24, 2000

Insurance Department Investigates Tallahasse Fla Investment Broker, Tallahassee Democrat,
October 16, 2000

Insurance Agents Investigated in Alleged Scam against Seniors Crime: Officials Believe that a
Network Coaxed Victims out of more than $1Million in Investment Scheme, Josh Karp, Los
Angeles Times, October 7, 2000

Feds Indict Six Dallas Men for Bilking Thousands from State Workers Compensation Fund, AP
Newswire, September 29, 2000

NAIC Submits Legislative Proposal to Combat Insurance Fraud, PR Newswire, September 26,

California Regulators Face Change in Wake of Scathing Senate Report, David Pilla, BestWeek,
September 25, 2000

HMO Boss Accused of Fraud in State Suit, Bruce Japsen, Chicago Tribune, September 21, 2000

Insurance Fraud Said to Overflow Overseas, Daniel Hays, National Underwriter P&C,
September 18, 2000

Fraud Awareness Impact Hard to Measure, Mary Christine Convey, National Underwriter P&C,
September 18, 2000

Some Fraud Investigators Missed Insurance 101, Michael Carbajal, Insurance Advocate,
September 16, 2000

Former Keys Insurance Agent Charged in $1Million Fraud Scheme, State Florida Department of
Insurance, PR Newswire, September 15, 2000

Insurers Hit Calif Auto Fraud Charge, J.C. Howard, National Underwriter P/C, September 13,

Passaic Seen As Fraud Central, Mark Ruquet, Special Report, National Underwriter P&C,
September 11, 2000

Insurers are Princes Not Frogs, When Reporting on Frauds, Sam Sorich, Special Report,
National Underwriter P&C, September 11, 2000
A Surging Sea of Claims as Marine Insurance Fraud Rises, Daniel Hays, Special Report,
National Underwriter P&C, September 11, 2000

Florida Insurance Commissioner Nelson Announces Annual Top 10 Fraud List, PR Newswire,
August 21, 2000

Allstate New Jersey Names 241 Individuals & Medical Providers in Alleged Phony Accident
Scheme, PR Newswire, August 17, 2000

Kentucky Prosecutes 19; Probe Shows Abuse, Public Put on Notice for Faking Auto Insurance,
David McGinty, The Courier Journal, July 27, 2000

NAIC Looks at Protecting Internet Shoppers from Fraudulent Insurance Web Sites, Len
Famiglietti, Best Insurance News, July 27, 2000

Over 4,000 Insurers Use ISO’s Online Claim Search, BestWeek, P&C, July 17, 2000

Claims Fraud Goes ASP with New Product, Ara C. Trembly, National Underwriter L&H, July
10, 2000

Florida Dept of Insurance: State Investigators Make 14 Arrests, Expect More in Continuing
Crackdown on Auto Insurance Fraud, PR Newswire, June 28, 2000

Florida Dept of Insurance/51 Arrested in Crackdown on Auto PIP Fraud: DOI Investigators
Suspect more than Half of Miami-Area Claims are Bogus, PR Newswire, June 26, 2000

Insurance Fund Pays $31 Million after Alleged Fraud, Chicago Tribune, June 20, 2000

IRC Survey Challenges Belief that Fight Against Fraud has Resulted in Converting Public
Attitude, It Hasn’t, Insurance Advocate, June 17, 2000

Texas Boosts WC Probes, Daniel Hays, National Underwriter P&C, June 14, 2000

Con Artists Target Retirees with Promissory Note Scam, Michelle Singletary, Sun-Sentinel,Ft
Lauderdale, June 12, 2000

Financial Fraud Not Hard to Spot: Experts, Susanne Sclafane, National Underwriter, P&C, June
5, 2000

Class Action Lawsuits, Third Party Bad Faith Lawsuits, Insurance Fraud, Public Attitude
Monitor 2000, Insurance /research Council, June, 2000

Scam Targets Retirees Savings Promissory Note Fraud Seen Sweeping Thru Many States, Noelle
Knox, USA Today, May 31, 2000

Florida Issues Arrest Warrants in $4.9 Viatical-Fraud Scheme, Dennis Kelly, BestWeek, L&H,
May 30, 2000
New Program Helps Police Spot Auto Accident & Insurance Fraud, AP Newswire, April 30,

HHS Medical Records Privacy Rule Could Dampen Anti-Fraud Efforts, HIAA Says, FDC
Reports, Inc. April 27, 2000

National Fraud Center Executives to Address Role of Due Diligence in Fighting Fraud at
Economic Crime Summit May 9 in Austin, Business Wire, April 25, 2000

Consumer Insurance Fraud Brochure Available from CGCU Society and NICB; Are you a
Victim of Insurance Fraud? Business Wire, April 24, 2000

Online Anti-Fraud Training Academy Planned, Daniel Hays, National Underwriter P&C, April
17, 2000

USA: Update 1 – Fed Trying to Gauge Extent of Predatory Lending, Reuters News Service, April
14, 2000

Boston Highway Projects Insurance Program Unravels, The Boston Globe, April 13, 2000

Docs Admit Falsifying Insurance Info to Help Patients, Lindsey Tanner, AP Newswire, April 12,

Choice Point and Fraud Defense Network Join Forces, Business Wire, April 4, 2000

Insurers Foreign Dilemma: As they Push to Sell Policies to Customers from Developing Nations,
Companies are Encountering Fraud that is Difficult to Prove, In Some Countries, Bogus Claims
have Become a Cottage Industry, Jeff Leeds, Los Angeles Times, March 29, 2000

A Twist In the Fraud Allegations of Dissident Names – Targeting Specific People, Phil
Zinkewicz, Observer at Large, Insurance Advocate, March 25, 2000

Pervasive Insurance Fraud, Michael Carbajal, J., Insurance Advocate, March 4, 2000

845 Years in Prison, If the Authorities Can Catch Him, FBI Says Fugitive has a Flair for Fraud &
Hiding Stolen Cast, William K.Rashbaum, The New York Times, March 9, 2000

Internet is Newest Tool to Fight Insurance Fraud, Ronald Gift Mullins, Journal Of Commerce,
February 8, 2000

NY Insurers Are Stepping up Fraud Fight: Create Statewide Medical Consumer Education Plan
Insurance Advocate, January 22, 2000

Survey Reports Most Agree that Insurance Fraud is Wrong, Ronald Gift Mullins, Journal of
Commerce, January 11, 2000

Four Insurers Jointly File Fraud Suit, Therese Miller, BestWeek, P.C., January 10, 2000
Long Delayed Implementation of HIPAA of 1996, Covering Fraud Prevention in Healthcare,
May Come to Pass in 2000, Federal Regs Needed to Clarify the Law, Insurance Advocate,
January 8, 2000

Insurance Fraud: Renewing the Crusade 2000, Strategic Study Series, Conning & Company,

International Fraud Solutions Are Complex, Regulator Says, Dennis Kelly, Best’s News,
December 10, 1999

Money Laundering Probes Raise D&O Coverage Issues At Banks, Susanne Sclafane, National
Underwriter P&C, November 22, 1999

Anti-Fraud Laws Cut WC Claims, Study Finds, Daniel Hays, National Underwriter P&C,
October 15, 1999

Travelers P&C Launches Indentity Fraud Insurance, Meg Green, BestWeek, P&C, October 4,

Arson Prober Keeps the Heat on, Daniel Hays, National Underwriter P&C, September 13, 1999

Surety Bonds: A Hidden Racket, Daniel Hays, National Underwriter P&C, September 13, 1999

SIU Cuts Worry Fraud Fighters, Hal Stucker, National Underwriter P&C, September 13, 1999

Database Cross-Checking Boosts Fraud Fight, Hal Stucker, National Underwriter P&C,
September 13, 1999

Agents Watch Out for Red Flags on Fraud, Lynn Snyder, National Underwriter P&C, September
13, 1999

Antifraud Activity Gets Results, Amanda Levin, National Underwriter P&C, September 13,

Guidebook to Insurer Compliance with State Anti Fraud Requirements and Federal Fraud and
Abuse Control Program Guidelines and Requirements, NHCAA Task Force on Compliance
Issues, NHCAA, September, 1999

Experts Critical of Fraud Detection Systems, Hal Stucker, National Underwriter, L&H, August
20, 1999

Hired Guns, Sally Whitney, BestReview, L&H, August, 1999

Insurers and FBI Look into Possibilities of National Insurance Fraud Academy, Rick Pullen,
BestWeek,L&H, August 16, 1999

Feds Determined to Pursue Medicare Fraudsters, Phil Zinkewicz, Insurance Advocate, July 4,
Insurance Firms Focus on Fraud by Employers, Ron Lent, Journal of Commerce, August 5, 1999

NetMap Program Links Spurious Claims: Software Uncovers Hidden Connections Within Claim
Records, John Leming, Journal of Commerce, July 20, 1999

Anti Fraud Efforts Moving to Top of Charts, Phil Zinkewicz, Insurance Advocate, June 19, 1999

Massachusetts Fraud Law Challenge Rejected, Daniel Hays, National Underwriter P&C, April
26, 1999

Study: Fraud Cited As Leading Contributor to Rising Health Care Costs, Amanda Levin,
National Underwriter, L&H, March 29, 1999

Vice President Gore Announces New Efforts to Fight Health Care Fraud and Abuse, U.S.
Newswire, March 26, 1999

Insurance Fraud: New Plays in an Old Game, The Insurance Legislative Fact Book and Almanac
1998, NCOIL, 1998

The War Against Insurance Fraud: Battles we can win, NAIC Education Programs, May, 1998

Report Shows State Insurance Fraud Bureaus Growing in Staff, Funding, Arrests and Successful
Convictions, Insurance Advocate, March 28, 1998

NY Fraud Bureau Annual Report Reveals Arrests of 276; Highest Number in 17 Years,
Insurance Advocate, March 7, 1998

Fraud Law Casts a Wide Net, John B. Chesson, Best's Review, P&C, March 1998

Group Lists Top 10 Fraud Cases of 1997, Margo D. Beller, Journal of Commerce, January 29,

Employers Also Perpetrate Comp Fraud, Joanne Wojcik, Business Insurance, November 10,

Public Attitude Heavily Impacts Ins. Fraud, Dennis Jay, National Underwriter, L&H, October
13, 1997

IRC Study Finds Insurers Are Accelerating Efforts to Fight Fraud and Control Costs, News
Release, Insurance /research Council, Inc., October 22, 1997.

Fighting Fraud in the Insurance Industry, Insurance /research Council, 1997

Fraud Fighters Balance Privacy Rights, Susan Daniels, National Underwriter, L&H, September
29, 1997

Focus Turns to International Insurance Fraud, Stephanie D. Esters, National Underwriter, P&C,
September 22, 1997
Insurance Fraud on the Internet, Gregory Krohm, CPCU Journal, Fall 1997

WC Fraud Fight Starts Paying Dividends, Dan Lonkevich, National Underwriter, P&C,
September 15, 1997

Cyberfraud Raises New Risks, Stephanie D. Esters, National Underwriter, P&C, September 15,

Public Attitude has Big Impact on Fight Against Insurance Fraud, Dennis Jay, National
Underwriter, P&C, September 15, 1997

Paper Chase, Marilyn Ostermiller, Best's Review, P&C, September 1997

A Little Knowledge Goes... Marilyn Ostermiller, Best's Review, P&C, September 1997

Investigations, prosecutions up; Recoveries Top $274 Million, DOJ Says, BNA's Health Law
Reporter, August 21, 1997,

Insurance Fraud Now Recognized as 2nd Largest White Collar Crime in U.S.; Control is Key to
Survival, Insurance Advocate, July 12, 1997

Two's a Crowd, Bill Coffin, Best's Review, P&C, July 1997

Insurance Fraud and the Industry Response, Richard Carris, CPCU Journal, Summer 1997

As if Fraud Weren't Expensive Enough, Douglas McLeod, Business Insurance, June 16, 1997

Insurer's Funds put the Sting on Crime Rings, Gavin Souter, Business Insurance, June 16, 1997

State Legislatures Give Fraud Bureaus Good Look, Fraud Focus, Coalition Against Insurance
Fraud, May/June 1997

Insurers' and Consumers' Concerns About Fraud On-Line, Merritt Insurance Report, March 31,

Insurance Fraud: Murder and More, The Insurance Legislative Fact Book & Almanac 1997,

Working to Check Comp Fraud, Business Insurance, February 17, 1997

Consumers Would Help Fight Fraud, Study Finds, National Underwriter, P&C, January 27,

Panel Tells Lawyers How to Steer Through Car Insurance Fraud Cases, Journal of Commerce ,
December 11, 1996.

Grand Jury Indicts Former Insurance Co. Owner for Fraud, Racketeering, Mealey’s Litigation
Reports, December 11, 1996
Everything Old is Fraudulent Again, Best’s Review, P&C, December 1996

New Database Designed to Pin Rogue Producers, Fraud Focus, Coalition Against Insurance
Fraud, November/December 1996

Special Insurance Units on Trail of Bogus Claims, Journal of Commerce, November 27, 1996

Legislative Initiatives Boost Insurance Crime Fighting Efforts in 1996, Spotlight on Insurance
Crime, NICB.

Some Fraud Found in More than a Third of Bodily Injury Claims, Federal & State Insurance
Week, November 4, 1996

Insurance Fraud Fighters Eye Database Options, National Underwriter, P&C, October 21, 1996

Anti-Insurance Fraud Fight Gaining on Some Fronts, but NICB CEO Calls for Efforts to
Foreclose Crime, Insurance Advocate, September 28, 1996

Insurance Companies Launch High-Tech Assault on Fraud, Automation, a special supplement to
the CPCU Journal, Fall 1996

Fleecing Insurers, Journal of Commerce, September 5, 1996

Insurance Fraud: The quiet catastrophe, 1996, Strategic Study Series, Conning & Company.

Insurance Fraud Perpetrators Rampant; Increase the Take from $90 to $120 Billion in 5 Years,
1990-1995, Insurance Advocate, August 3, 1996

Insurance Fraud’s Toll Hit $120 Billion in ‘95, BestWeek, L&H, August 5, 1996

Insurance Alert: Slippery Pitches, Business Week, July 22, 1996

Insurance Fraud: Old Problem, New Laws, The Insurance Legislative Fact Book & Almanac,
NCOIL, 1996

Insurance Fraud on the Rise, Coalition Reports, National Underwriter, P&C, May 27, 1996

Adjusters Tapped to Offer Front Line Fraud Defense, National Underwriter, P&C, May 27,

Overlapping Jurisdiction a Factor in Health Fraud Cases, Attorneys Say, BNA’s Health Law
Reporter, May 23, 1996

Electronic Claims Raise New Fraud Exposures, National Underwriter, P&C, June 3, 1996

Databases Make Fraud Fight Easier, National Underwriter, P&C, June 3, 1996

Growing Public Tolerance Increases Fraud Claims, National Underwriter, P&C, June 3, 1996
Panelists Outline Anti-Fraud Measures During National Ins. Fraud Conference, Insurance
Advocate, May 18, 1996

Fraud & Abuse, BNA’s Health Law Reporter, May 30, 1996

New York Prepares to Take a Bite Out of Fraud, National Underwriter, P&C, May 20, 1996

Colo., Iowa Adopt Anti-Fraud Laws, National Underwriter, P&C, April 29, 1996

Utah Tackles Insurance Fraud, NCCI 1996 Issues Report, NCCI

N.Y. Frauds Bureau Reports Success in 1995; Forced $Millions in Restitution, Insurer Claims
Savings, Insurance Advocate, February 3, 1996

The Famous Put a Face on Insurance Fraud in 1995, Fraud Focus, January/February 1996

State Survey of Statutes Addressing Insurance Fraud, Premium Fraud Subcommittee of the
National Fraud Advisory Commission, National Council on Compensation Insurance, 1996

Faked Deaths Head the List of Top Frauds for 1995, Journal of Commerce, January 25, 1996

Mich., Wis., Approve New Fraud Laws, National Underwriter, P&C, January 22, 1996

Regulating Health Care Costs Through Fraud Enforcement, Defense Counsel Journal, April

Antifraud Efforts Succeed Despite a Lower Profile, Business Insurance, October 23, 1995

AISG Boosts Database Fraud-Fighting Capability, National Underwriter, P&C, September 11,

Model Bills can Bolster Fraud Fight, Fraud Can’t Be Stopped, but It Can be Contained, FBI
Probe Has Sudden Impact on Insurance Scams, Special Report, National Underwriter, P&C,
September 11, 1995

Industry Fraud on the Rise; Here’s How to Spot It, Ted Baskerville, Best’s Review P&C,
September, 1995

Hamstrung Adjusters Need Better Ways to Stop Fraud, Best’s Review, P&C, September 1995

Claims Fraud: for Insurers, a Continuous Catastrophe, Journal of Commerce, May 12, 1995

Michigan Bill Would Crack Down on Ins. Crime, National Underwriter, P&C, May 15, 1995

Filing False Claims Isn’t Illegal here Group Pushes for Law to Prohibit Fraudulent Claims,
Charleston Daily Mail, January 17, 1995

Midwest Zone: Neb. Proposes to Net Fraud in Statutory Web, The Insurance Regulator, March
27, 1995
Insurance Defrauders Face New Federal Laws, The National Law Journal, March 27, 1995

When new PA Fraud Law Kicks in March 1st, Erie Insurance ‘Fraud finders’ are Ready, PR
Newswire, February 28, 1995.

Insurance Fraud Stymies Officials, Rocky Mountain News, February 12, 1995

State Plans Unit to Investigate Insurance Fraud, Omaha World Herald, February 9, 1995

Proposal for Health Fraud Detection in NJ Greeted with Mixed Feelings by Coalition Against
Fraud, Insurance Advocate, February 18, 1995

Publicity Seen as Deterrent in Fight Against Fraud, National Underwriter, P&C, February 13,

Insurance Fraud and Individual Responsibility, Insurance Advocate, January 14, 1995

Insurance Fraud & Insurance Company Failure: A combination You Can’t Avoid, William D.
Brown & Robert Robertson, Insurance Advocate, January 14, 1995

Masters of Deception: The gang that ruled cyberspace, Michelle Slatalla & Joshua Quittner,
Harper Collins, 1995

Score One For The Good Guys, Editorial Comment, National Underwriter L/H, September 19,

Crime Bill Cracks Down on Ins Fraud, Steven Brostoff, National Underwriter, September 6,