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Insurance Fraud Warnings

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Alabama

Any person who knowingly, and with intent to injure, defraud, or deceive any insurer, or makes any Claim for the proceeds of an insurance Policy containing any false, incomplete or misleading information may be guilty of a felony.

Alaska

Any person who knowingly and with intent to defraud any insurance company or other person files an application for insurance or a statement of claim containing any materially false information or conceals, for the purpose of misleading, information concerning any fact material thereto may be guilty of committing a fraudulent insurance act, which is a crime.

Arizona

Any person who knowingly, and with intent to injure, defraud, or deceive any insurer, or makes any Claim for the proceeds of an insurance Policy containing any false, incomplete or misleading information may be guilty of a felony.

Arkansas

Any person who knowingly presents a false or fraudulent claim for payment of a loss or benefit or knowingly presents false information in an application for insurance is guilty of a crime and may be subject to fines and confinement in prison.

California

Any person who knowingly, and with intent to injure, defraud, or deceive any insurer, or makes any Claim for the proceeds of an insurance Policy containing any false, incomplete or misleading information may be guilty of a felony.

Colorado

It is unlawful to knowingly provide false, incomplete, or misleading facts or information to an insurance company for the purpose of defrauding or attempting to defraud the company. Penalties may include imprisonment, fines, denial of insurance, and civil damages. Any insurance company or agent of an insurance company who knowingly provides false, incomplete, or misleading facts or information to a policyholder or claimant for the purpose of defrauding or attempting to defraud the policyholder or claimant with regard to a settlement or award payable from insurance proceeds shall be reported to the Colorado division of insurance within the department of regulatory agencies.

Connecticut

Any person who knowingly, and with intent to injure, defraud, or deceive any insurer, or makes any Claim for the proceeds of an insurance Policy containing any false, incomplete or misleading information may be guilty of a felony.

Delaware

Any person who knowingly, and with intent to injure, defraud, or deceive any insurer, or makes any Claim for the proceeds of an insurance Policy containing any false, incomplete or misleading information may be guilty of a felony.

District of Columbia (DC)

WARNING: It is a crime to provide false or misleading information to an insurer for the purpose of defrauding the insurer or any other person. Penalties include imprisonment and/or fines. In addition, an insurer may deny insurance benefits if false information materially related to a claim was provided by the applicant.

Florida

Any person who knowingly and with intent to injure, defraud or deceive any insurer files a statement of claim or an application containing any false, incomplete or misleading information is guilty of a felony of the third degree.

Georgia

Any person who knowingly, and with intent to injure, defraud, or deceive any insurer, or makes any Claim for the proceeds of an insurance Policy containing any false, incomplete or misleading information may be guilty of a felony.

Hawaii

Attention Hawaii Claimants: For your protection, Hawaii law requires you to be informed that presenting a fraudulent claim for payment of a loss or benefit is a crime punishable by fines or imprisonment or both.

Idaho

Any person who knowingly, and with intent to injure, defraud, or deceive any insurer, or makes any Claim for the proceeds of an insurance Policy containing any false, incomplete or misleading information may be guilty of a felony.

Illinois

Any person who knowingly, and with intent to injure, defraud, or deceive any insurer, or makes any Claim for the proceeds of an insurance Policy containing any false, incomplete or misleading information may be guilty of a felony.

Indiana

Any person who knowingly, and with intent to injure, defraud, or deceive any insurer, or makes any Claim for the proceeds of an insurance Policy containing any false, incomplete or misleading information may be guilty of a felony.

Iowa

Any person who knowingly, and with intent to injure, defraud, or deceive any insurer, or makes any Claim for the proceeds of an insurance Policy containing any false, incomplete or misleading information may be guilty of a felony.

Kansas

Any person who, knowingly and with intent to defraud, presents, causes to be presented or prepares with knowledge or belief that it will be presented to or by an insurer, purported insurer, broker or any agent thereof, any written, electronic, electronic impulse, facsimile, magnetic, oral, or telephonic communication or statement as part of, or in support of, an application for the issuance of, or the rating of an insurance policy for personal or commercial insurance, or a claim for payment or other benefit pursuant to an insurance policy for commercial or personal insurance which such person knows to contain materially false information concerning any fact material thereto; or conceals, for the purpose of misleading, information concerning any fact material thereto may be guilty of a felony.

Kentucky

Any person who knowingly and with intent to defraud any insurance company or other person files an application for insurance containing any materially false information or conceals, for the purpose of misleading, information concerning any fact material thereto commits a fraudulent insurance act, which is a crime.

Louisiana

Any person who knowingly presents a false or fraudulent claim for payment of a loss or benefit or knowingly presents false information in an application for insurance is guilty of a crime and may be subject to fines and confinement in prison.

Maine

It is a crime to knowingly provide false, incomplete or misleading information to an insurance company for the purpose of defrauding the company. Penalties may include imprisonment, fines or a denial of insurance benefits.

Maryland

Any person who knowingly or willfully presents a false or fraudulent claim for payment of a loss or benefit or who knowingly or willfully presents false information in an application for insurance is guilty of a crime and may be subject to fines and confinement in prison.

Massachusetts

Any person who knowingly, and with intent to injure, defraud, or deceive any insurer, or makes any Claim for the proceeds of an insurance Policy containing any false, incomplete or misleading information may be guilty of a felony.

Michigan

Any person who knowingly, and with intent to injure, defraud, or deceive any insurer, or makes any Claim for the proceeds of an insurance Policy containing any false, incomplete or misleading information may be guilty of a felony.

Minnesota

Any person who, with intent to defraud or knowing that he is facilitating a fraud against an insurer, submits an application containing a false or deceptive statement, is guilty of insurance fraud

Mississippi

Any person who knowingly, and with intent to injure, defraud, or deceive any insurer, or makes any Claim for the proceeds of an insurance Policy containing any false, incomplete or misleading information may be guilty of a felony.

Missouri

Any person who knowingly, and with intent to injure, defraud, or deceive any insurer, or makes any Claim for the proceeds of an insurance Policy containing any false, incomplete or misleading information may be guilty of a felony.

Montana

Any person who knowingly, and with intent to injure, defraud, or deceive any insurer, or makes any Claim for the proceeds of an insurance Policy containing any false, incomplete or misleading information may be guilty of a felony.

Nebraska

Any person who knowingly, and with intent to injure, defraud, or deceive any insurer, or makes any Claim for the proceeds of an insurance Policy containing any false, incomplete or misleading information may be guilty of a felony.

Nevada

Any person who knowingly, and with intent to injure, defraud, or deceive any insurer, or makes any Claim for the proceeds of an insurance Policy containing any false, incomplete or misleading information may be guilty of a felony.

New Hampshire

Any person who knowingly, and with intent to injure, defraud, or deceive any insurer, or makes any Claim for the proceeds of an insurance Policy containing any false, incomplete or misleading information may be guilty of a felony.

New Jersey

Any person who includes any false or misleading information on an application for an insurance policy is subject to criminal and civil penalties

New Mexico

ANY PERSON WHO KNOWINGLY PRESENTS A FALSE OR FRAUDULENT CLAIM FOR PAYMENT OF A LOSS OR BENEFIT OR KNOWINGLY PRESENTS FALSE INFORMATION IN AN APPLICATION FOR INSURANCE IS GUILTY OF A CRIME AND MAY BE SUBJECT TO CIVIL FINES AND CRIMINAL PENALTIES.

New York

Any person who knowingly and with intent to defraud any insurance company or other person files an application for insurance or statement of claim containing any materially false information, or conceals for the purpose of misleading, information concerning any fact material thereto, commits a fraudulent insurance act, which is a crime, and shall also be subject to a civil penalty not to exceed five thousand dollars and the stated value of the claim for each such violation.

North Carolina

Any person who knowingly, and with intent to injure, defraud, or deceive any insurer, or makes any Claim for the proceeds of an insurance Policy containing any false, incomplete or misleading information may be guilty of a felony

North Dakota

Any person who knowingly, and with intent to injure, defraud, or deceive any insurer, or makes any Claim for the proceeds of an insurance Policy containing any false, incomplete or misleading information may be guilty of a felony.

Ohio

Any person who, with intent to defraud or knowing that he is facilitating a fraud against an insurer, submits an application or files a claim containing a false or deceptive statement is guilty of insurance fraud.

Oklahoma

Any person who knowingly, and with intent to injure, defraud or deceive any insurer, makes any claim for the proceeds of an insurance policy containing any false, incomplete or misleading information is guilty of a felony.

Oregon

Any person who knowingly, and with intent to injure, defraud, or deceive any insurer, or makes any Claim for the proceeds of an insurance Policy containing any false, incomplete or misleading information may be guilty of a felony.

Pennsylvania

Any person who knowingly and with intent to defraud any insurance company or other person files an application for insurance or statement of claim containing any materially false information or conceals for the purpose of misleading, information concerning any fact material thereto commits a fraudulent insurance act, which is a crime and subjects such person to criminal and civil penalties.

Rhode Island

Any person who knowingly, and with intent to injure, defraud, or deceive any insurer, or makes any Claim for the proceeds of an insurance Policy containing any false, incomplete or misleading information may be guilty of a felony.

South Carolina

Any person who knowingly, and with intent to injure, defraud, or deceive any insurer, or makes any Claim for the proceeds of an insurance Policy containing any false, incomplete or misleading information may be guilty of a felony

South Dakota

Any person who knowingly, and with intent to injure, defraud, or deceive any insurer, or makes any Claim for the proceeds of an insurance Policy containing any false, incomplete or misleading information may be guilty of a felony.

Tennessee

It is a crime to knowingly provide false, incomplete or misleading information to an insurance company for the purpose of defrauding the company. Penalties include imprisonment, fines and denial of insurance benefits.

Texas

Any person who knowingly, and with intent to injure, defraud, or deceive any insurer, or makes any Claim for the proceeds of an insurance Policy containing any false, incomplete or misleading information may be guilty of a felony.

Utah

Any person who knowingly, and with intent to injure, defraud, or deceive any insurer, or makes any Claim for the proceeds of an insurance Policy containing any false, incomplete or misleading information may be guilty of a felony.

Vermont

Any person who knowingly presents a false statement in an application for insurance may be guilty of a criminal offense and subject to penalties under state law.

Virginia

It is a crime to knowingly provide false, incomplete or misleading information to an insurance company for the purpose of defrauding the company. Penalties include imprisonment, fines and denial of insurance benefits.

Washington

It is a crime to knowingly provide false, incomplete, or misleading information to an insurance company for the purpose of defrauding the company. Penalties include imprisonment, fines, and denial of insurance benefits.

West Virginia

Any person who knowingly presents a false or fraudulent claim for payment of a loss or benefit or knowingly presents false information in an application for insurance is guilty of a crime and may be subject to fines and confinement in prison.

Wisconsin

Any person who knowingly, and with intent to injure, defraud, or deceive any insurer, or makes any Claim for the proceeds of an insurance Policy containing any false, incomplete or misleading information may be guilty of a felony.

Wyoming

Any person who knowingly, and with intent to injure, defraud, or deceive any insurer, or makes any Claim for the proceeds of an insurance Policy containing any false, incomplete or misleading information may be guilty of a felony.

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