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.

WCVB Channel 5: Insurance fraud over the decades, and how fraud impacts us all Link to Story
Plymouth County DA, IFB partner to fight against auto insurance fraud Link to Story
Worcester County DA partners with IFB to stop insurance fraud Link to Story
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Worcester man sentenced for wire fraud and tax offenses Link to Story
MA contractor pleads guilty to $1.8 million payroll tax scheme Link to Story
Quincy woman arrested, arraigned for scheme to bill public and private insurance for behaviorial health services not provided Link to Story
Peabody construction company owner pleads guilty to tax and workers' compensation fraud Link to Story
Seven individuals indicted in connection with scheme to fraudulently bill health insurers for care not received Link to Story
Wonderful Things owner indicted in Superior Court for arson, insurance fraud Link to Story
Two individuals charged criminally with insurance fraud following AG's investigation into addiction treatment scams Link to Story