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The Insurance Fraud Bureau of Massachusetts is a unique and multifaceted investigative agency dedicated to the systematic elimination of fraudulent insurance transactions. Authorized by an Act of the Massachusetts Legislature and signed into law in 1990, the Insurance Fraud Bureau conducts criminal investigations and refers appropriate cases for criminal prosecution.

The IFB is funded by automobile and workers compensation insurers in Massachusetts. In addition to the investigative division, the IFB has legal, analytic and administrative divisions. Insurance Fraud Bureau personnel receive referrals and follow up with insurance companies' special investigation units and claims staffs; local, state and federal law enforcement and prosecution agencies in order to accomplish its mission to prevent, detect and deter suspected fraudulent insurance transactions in Massachusetts. 

Read recent press releases and news articles about IFB cases.

NEW! Training Seminar & Fraud Expo
2016 Joint Training Seminar and Fraud Expo on June 7 & 8, 2016 in Boxborough, Massachusetts Link to Story
Watertown business owner pleads guilty to tax evasion and mail fraud Link to Story
04-12-2016
Guilty plea in workers' comp case Link to Story
IFB 2015 Annual Report
03-28-2016
Former insurance salesman sentenced for tax evasion Link to Story
Wilmington man indicted in connection with workers' compensation fraud Link to Story
Fighting Insurance Fraud in Massachusetts
by Anthony M. DiPaolo written for the February 19, 2016 issue of The Standard
Chelsea produce distributor sentenced for filing false insurance claims Link to Story
Appeals Court Affirms Insurance Fraud Convictions
Eight training videos provided with the cooperation of the Coalition Against Insurance Fraud and the Pennsylvania Insurance Fraud Prevention Authority and intended to help deter insurance fraud crimes and increase reporting of suspected fraud can be accessed through the Training link in the left column