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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.

01-27-2023
DA Early Continues Partnership with IFB to Stop Insurance Fraud and Lower Premium Costs for Local Residents Link to Story
Brookline Doctor Indicted for Money Laundering and Health Care Fraud Link to Story
11-18-2022
The Coalition Against Insurance Fraud featured Executive Director Tony DiPaolo and the impact that the COVID-19 pandemic has had on the insurance fraud investigation process. Link to Story
West Roxbury Man Pleads Guilty to Role in Physical Therapy Clinic Fraud Scheme Link to Story
11-08-2022
25 Investigates: Botched Insurance Job Link to Video
AG Healey’s Medicaid Fraud Division Recovers More Than $71 Million in Federal Fiscal Year 2022 Link to Story
NEW! e-focusFraud: August 2022
New issue now available!