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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.

12-02-2021
MA contractor pleads guilty to $1.8 million payroll tax scheme Link to Story
Quincy woman arrested, arraigned for scheme to bill public and private insurance for behaviorial health services not provided Link to Story
11-02-2021
Peabody construction company owner pleads guilty to tax and workers' compensation fraud Link to Story
Seven individuals indicted in connection with scheme to fraudulently bill health insurers for care not received Link to Story
10-19-2021
Wonderful Things owner indicted in Superior Court for arson, insurance fraud Link to Story
Two individuals charged criminally with insurance fraud following AG's investigation into addiction treatment scams Link to Story
08-06-2021
Norwood woman indicted for stealing government benefits Link to Story
Worcester man pleads guilty to wire fraud and tax charges Link to Story