New Yorkers Stand Against Insurance Fraud (NYSAIF) was joined today by the leading auto organization AAA New York and Assemblyman David Weprin (D-Queens Village) to highlight the economic impact and safety risks associated with no- fault insurance fraud–one of the state’s fastest growing crimes.
Brother of Killed Staged Accident Victim Alice Ross Discusses How Criminals Profited off New York’s No-Fault Insurance Laws
SENATE MAJORITY LEADER AND FAMILY OF KILLED STAGED ACCIDENT VICTIM CALL ON ASSEMBLY TO PASS “ALICE’S LAW”
New Yorkers Stand Against Insurance Fraud (NYSAIF) was today joined by Senate Majority Leader Dean G. Skelos (R,C,I-Rockville Center) and the brother of Alice Ross, a 71-year old Queens grandmother who was killed in a staged auto accident to call on the Assembly to pass “Alice’s Law,” a bill that would establish a new felony-level crime of staging a motor vehicle accident.
On the ninth anniversary of the fraud accident that killed Alice Ross, New York Assemblyman David Weprin calls for an end to no-fault insurance fraud.
New Yorkers Stand Against Insurance Fraud (NYSAIF), a consumer group fighting auto insurance scams in the Empire State, today held a Valentine’s Day news conference to demand that the New York State Trial Lawyers Association divulge how much its members are profiting off auto fraud cases in New York.
Staged car accidents and other auto insurance scams have become a “cottage industry” in states like New York and Florida, with organized criminal gangs and crooked medical facilities bilking hundreds of millions of dollars from insurance companies and hiking rates for innocent drivers. The problem is outlined in this television report released last night from CBS News.
nefarious – and pointedly obnoxious – cartoon character called “Frankie the Fraudster” was today named a 2012 spokesman for New Yorkers Stand Against Insurance Fraud (NYSAIF), an organization of drivers fighting rampant auto insurance fraud in the Empire State. The so-called “Fraud Tax” has cost New Yorkers more than $1 billion in higher auto premiums over the past five years. Drivers here pay 53% more for auto insurance on average than other Americans. “Frankie the Fraudster” personifies the thousands of criminals at work every day, crashing into innocent drivers and running up fraudulent medical bills as a way to scam New York’s loophole-ridden “No Fault Insurance” system.
New York Assembly member Micah Kellner makes his case for fighting auto insurance fraud.
New York State Senator Lee Zeldin (R), District Attorney Thomas Spota, and Assemblyman Dean Murray will join Thomas Lohmann of National Insurance Crime Bureau and members of New Yorkers Stand Against Insurance Fraud (NYSAIF) in calling for passage of the “Fraud Tax Bill”
New York Senator Marty Golden (R-Bay Ridge) and members of New Yorkers Stand Against Insurance Fraud (NYSAIF) today called for passage of the “Fraud Tax Bill” to increase penalties for organized criminals driving up automobile insurance costs.