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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.

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
07-02-2021
Brockton business owner sentenced for tax fraud and workers' comp insurance fraud Link to Story
Owner of staffing agency charged in connection with workers' comp fraud Link to Story
06-23-2021
Autobody repair shop owner pleads guilty, sentenced to jail in connection with stealing more than $170,000 in insurance claims Link to Story
Owner of construction company sentenced for tax and workers' compensation fraud Link to Story
06-09-2021
Middleboro financial advisor charged with theft of clients' retirement assets Link to Story
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05-25-2021
Shrewsbury woman sentenced for perjury in connection with insurance and tax fraud Link to Story
South Korean owner of physical therapy clinic indicted on health care fraud charges Link to Story