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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.

NEW! 2020 Annual Report
2020 Annual Report
Additional charges brought against Clinton man and Fitchburg man Link to Story
02-23-2021
Former physical therapy clinic owner arrested for health care fraud Link to Story
Shrewsbury woman pleads guilty to perjury charge in connection with tax fraud investigation Link to Story
02-04-2021
Four individuals arrested and charged with physical therapy clinic fraud Link to Story
California man pleads guilty to wire fraud and conspriacy Link to Story
01-22-2021
Wenham business owner pleads guilty to tax and mail fraud charges Link to Story
Clinton and Fitchburg men arrested on mail fraud and employment tax charges Link to Story