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.

Former treasurer of Newton PTO pleads guilty, sentenced to jail in connection with stealing money Link to Story
Anthony DiPaolo appointed executive director of the IFB
Middlesex DA's office receives $50,000 grant for insurance fraud investigations Link to Story
Plymouth County DA receives funding to fight auto insurance fraud Link to Story
Boston woman accused of stealing $14K from Newton parent teacher organization facing additional charges Link to Story
Norfolk DA awarded grant to fight insurance fraud Link to Story
Mastermind of $2.5 million gold heist in Attleboro pleads guilty Link to Story