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Two Jefferson County women plead guilty to multiple felony, misdemeanor counts of insurance fraud

The Division of Insurance Fraud Investigation of the Kentucky Department of Insurance (DOI) has completed a 19-month investigation resulting in the fraud conviction of two Jefferson County women on Oct. 8 by the Jefferson Circuit Court. Former insurance agent Adley Riley, 27, and roommate Kharis Montgomery, 28, pled guilty to multiple felony and misdemeanor counts of insurance fraud, totaling $50,939.99. DOI...

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...