A nonprofit publication of the Kentucky Center for Public Service Journalism

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...