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Kentucky DOI fraud investigation results in more than $2 million in restitution for 16 victims

Sixteen victims will receive a combined $2 million in court-ordered restitution as a result of an investigation completed by the Kentucky Department of Insurance (DOI) Division of Insurance Fraud Investigation in conjunction with the Lexington Police Department. Robert Lincoln Williamson II was indicted in late 2014 and pleaded guilty to 13 counts of theft in May 2017, after almost three years of...

Department of Insurance Fraud Division recovers $3 million in court-ordered restitutions

The Fraud Division of the Kentucky Department of Insurance (DOI) said that it has increased the amount of court-ordered restitution payments this year by more than 800 percent. The increase—from $369,762 in 2015 to more than $3 million this year—accompanies 113 criminal convictions that have been secured through October. “This is great news for Kentucky’s citizens who have been squeezed by...