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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.

10-29-2018
Cleaning company owners indicted, arraigned for workers' compensation fraud Link to Story
Northampton woman pleads guilty in fraudulent billing of health care insurance company Link to Story
10-22-2018
Woman charged with taking funds meant for aide to disabled daughter Link to Story
Massachusetts contractor charged with payroll tax crimes Link to Story
09-21-2018
Springfield man indicted for insurance fraud scheme Link to Story
Physician convicted of false billing scheme Link to Story
e-focusFraud: August 2018
New issue now available!
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