"We are committed to solving these costly crimes and untangling large organized-crime networks. It is important that we get at the root of the fraud by going after the ring leaders and enablers who orchestrate the scams that cost Floridians over a billion dollars each year," CFO Atwater said. "I am proud of the division and all of our law enforcement partners who helped make this possible."
Under CFO Atwater's leadership, the division has made nearly 1,400 arrests and recovered more than
In addition to these arrests, the division's investigations have led to the shutting down of more than 50 medical clinics due to intensive Personal Injury Protection (PIP) fraud investigations. PIP fraud constitutes the highest number of referrals to the division, and is a high priority for CFO Atwater.
CFO Atwater, along with Governor
Anyone with information about these or any other incidents of suspected insurance fraud is asked to call 1-800-378-0445. Citizens who provide tips can remain anonymous.
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