Insurance 101 – Chapter 16 Volume 79 – The Role of Victims in Criminal Investigations and Prosecutions

The Role of Victims in Criminal  Investigations and Prosecutions

The Right of the Victim to Assist the Prosecutor

Insurance fraud is a major component of white-collar crime. It is slowly becoming a more significant component of the law-enforcement agenda. The insurance industry plays a leading role in assisting prosecutors in the investigation and prosecution of insurance fraud. The industry has been compelled to do so by statutes enacted by most states. Insurers help prosecutors establish criminal cases involving health care providers, lawyers, bogus claimants, arsonists, and a vast array of participants in infinite number of schemes to defraud insurance companies and their customers.

The following video was adapted from my book, “Insurance Claims A Comprehensive Guide” Published by the National Underwriter Company and is available at the Zalma Insurance Claims Library

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