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.
Delaware Commissioner selected from leaders across the country to head important consumer-focused committee Delaware Insurance Commissioner Trinidad Navarro was appointed Chair of the National Association of Insurance Commissioner’s Antifraud Task Force this week. Commissioner Navarro previously served as Vice-Chair of the committee, and served in law enforcement for much of his career before his election […]
Dover, DE August 8, 2019 — A Wilmington woman was indicted by the New Castle County Grand Jury for insurance fraud and other felony charges. Theresa T. Milton, 44, of the 900 block of Clayton Street, was indicted on seven felony counts of insurance fraud, one felony count of theft by false pretense, and one […]
Dover, DE – Dr. Jean Vertus Laine, 42, formerly of Peoples Wellness Center, 556 South DuPont Highway, Milford Delaware, was indicted on Monday, July 8th, 2019 by a Sussex County Grand Jury, following an investigation by the DOI Fraud Prevention Unit. The indictment alleges that between August and October of 2017, Doctor Jean Laine fraudulently […]