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! e-focusFraud: November 2023
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Boston Medical Center Radiology Tech Arraigned on Drug Fraud Charges Link to Story
Psychiatrist Convicted of Billing Medicare and Private Insurance Companies for Services Never Rendered Link to Story
Norwood Woman Pleads Guilty to Stealing Government Benefits Link to Story
Coalition Announces the Appointment of Tony DiPaolo as Co-Chair for the Coalition Against Insurance Fraud Link to Story
Owner of Temporary Employment Agency Sentenced for Tax Fraud and Workers Compensation Insurance Scheme Link to Story
Owner of Construction Company Agrees to Plead Guilty to Tax Evasion Link to Story
Wayland Woman Sentenced for Role in Physical Therapy Clinic Fraud Scheme Link to Story