Auditor McGuiness Offers Fraud Detection, Reporting Advice as Delaware Celebrates Third Fraud Awareness Week
DOVER, DEL. – This week marks the beginning of Delaware’s third Fraud Awareness Week, which Governor John C. Carney initiated in 2019 at State Auditor Kathy McGuiness’ request. During Delaware’s Fraud Awareness Week, which overlaps with International Fraud Awareness Week, McGuiness is encouraging state agencies and organizations to take time to increase employee awareness about […]
Late last month in New Castle County, a Grand Jury indicted multiple residents for insurance fraud. The indictments stem from Department of Insurance Fraud Prevention Bureau investigations, in partnership with the Delaware Department of Justice. They allege that following vehicle accidents, each indicted resident did knowingly present false information to auto insurers or otherwise caused […]
State Auditor Kathy McGuiness and Insurance Commissioner Trinidad Navarro Partner for a Fraud Town Hall
DOVER, DELAWARE – Delaware State Auditor Kathy McGuiness and Insurance Commissioner Trinidad Navarro together will host a virtual Fraud Town Hall via Facebook live on Wednesday, October 21, 2020 beginning at 3:00 pm. The Auditor’s Office and the Department of Insurance want to jointly raise awareness of the types of fraud schemes both agencies regularly […]
Delaware’s Director of the Office of Unclaimed Property (OUP), Brenda Mayrack, is warning residents about fraudulent scam text messages that are circulating across several states, including Delaware. These messages invite recipients to follow a link to access the “DE un-claimed asset database.” Please be advised that OUP never communicates with claimants or potential claimants by […]
The Delaware Department of Insurance made great strides in fraud detection and response during 2019. Throughout the year, 6 criminal arrests that included 21 charges were recommended from the Department’s Fraud Prevention Bureau to the Department of Justice, and 16 civil cases were brought forward resulting in more than $21,000 in fines. The Bureau received 551 referral cases in 2019.