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Sussex County Woman Indicted for Insurance Fraud

Insurance Commissioner | Date Posted: Friday, September 13, 2019


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Dover, DE—Janet Lane, 59, formerly of Ocean View, Delaware was indicted on Monday September 9th, 2019 by a Sussex County Grand Jury for two counts of insurance fraud and one count of identity theft following an investigation by the Delaware Department of Insurance Fraud Prevention Unit.

Ms. Lane had been a passenger in a car that was struck in a motor vehicle accident in July 2015.  Ms. Lane sustained injuries from the accident.  During the course of the claim process, Ms. Lane submitted a fraudulent wage and salary verification form to her insurance company, CSAA Insurance,  utilizing her past employer’s information and forged signature. She claimed that she was employed during the time of the July 2015 accident.  However, Ms. Lane was not employed at the time of the accident. In addition, Ms. Lane submitted a fraudulent doctor’s work note to CSAA Insurance.  Based upon the fraudulent documents, Lane received $15,488 for lost wages she was not entitled to receive from CSAA Insurance.

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The Delaware Department of Insurance protects Delawareans through regulation and education while providing oversight of the insurance industry to best serve the public.

Contact: Vince Ryan

Office: (302) 674-7303

Mobile: (302) 387-7670

Email: vince.ryan@delaware.gov

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Sussex County Woman Indicted for Insurance Fraud

Insurance Commissioner | Date Posted: Friday, September 13, 2019


Picture of the Insurance Commissioner's State Seal

Dover, DE—Janet Lane, 59, formerly of Ocean View, Delaware was indicted on Monday September 9th, 2019 by a Sussex County Grand Jury for two counts of insurance fraud and one count of identity theft following an investigation by the Delaware Department of Insurance Fraud Prevention Unit.

Ms. Lane had been a passenger in a car that was struck in a motor vehicle accident in July 2015.  Ms. Lane sustained injuries from the accident.  During the course of the claim process, Ms. Lane submitted a fraudulent wage and salary verification form to her insurance company, CSAA Insurance,  utilizing her past employer’s information and forged signature. She claimed that she was employed during the time of the July 2015 accident.  However, Ms. Lane was not employed at the time of the accident. In addition, Ms. Lane submitted a fraudulent doctor’s work note to CSAA Insurance.  Based upon the fraudulent documents, Lane received $15,488 for lost wages she was not entitled to receive from CSAA Insurance.

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The Delaware Department of Insurance protects Delawareans through regulation and education while providing oversight of the insurance industry to best serve the public.

Contact: Vince Ryan

Office: (302) 674-7303

Mobile: (302) 387-7670

Email: vince.ryan@delaware.gov

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