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Welcome to the IFB

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.

10-22-2014
Alleged car insurance fraud ringleader to be arraigned on additional charges October 29 in Greenfield Link to Story
Medford man guilty on 20 counts of insurance fraud, attempted larceny Link to Story
NEW ! e-focusFraud: September 2014
Latest issue now available!
Four family members plead guilty to defrauding IRS of over $5 million Link to Story
08-22-2014
'Ringleader' of NY-to-MA car insurance fraud scheme held on $100,000 bail in Greenfield court Link to Story
Insurance Fraud Ring Disrupted Link to Story
08-12-2014
Former Burlington police officer pleads guilty to illegally obtaining pain pills and insurance fraud Link to Story
This is the fifth in a series of eight videos provided with the cooperation of the Coalition Against Insurance Fraud and the Pennsylvania Insurance Fraud Prevention Authority intended to help deter insurance fraud crimes and increase reporting of suspected fraud. A new video will be posted approximately each month.