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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.

Four family members sentenced to prison for defrauding IRS of over $5 million Link to Story
Milford business owners indicted in connection with workers' compensation fraud Link to Story
Quincy man pleads guilty in connection with fraudulently collecting more than $28,000 in benefits while working Link to Story
Worcester DA touts insurance fraud crackdown Link to Story
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Physical therapy clinic owner and employee sentenced for fraud Link to Story