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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.

09-09-2022
Owner of Edgartown Masonry Company Charged in Connection With Workers’ Comp Fraud Link to Story
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07-29-2022
CEO of Taunton insurance agency pleads guilty in connection with fraud and embezzlement scheme Link to Story
Man gets probation for setting fire to his former 'Wonderful Things' store in Great Barrington Link to Story
07-15-2022
Quincy woman pleads guilty, sentenced to prison for fraudulent billing scheme for behavioral health services not provided Link to Story
Owner of staffing agencies charged in connection with scheme to evade insurance premiums Link to Story
06-09-2022
MA Contractor sentenced for $1.8 million payroll tax scheme Link to Story