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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! 2021 Annual Report
Man arraigned in connection with victimizing six people and evading taxes through his operation of a used car dealership Link to Story
03-23-2022
Peabody construction company owner sentenced for tax and workers' compensation fraud Link to Story
Wayland woman pleads guilty to role in physical therapy clinic fraud scheme Link to Story
02-14-2022
City man ordered to pay $3.5 million for temp agency fraud Link to Story
Middleboro financial advisor charged in superseding indictment with investment adviser fraud and money laundering Link to Story
01-14-2022
WCVB Channel 5: Insurance fraud over the decades, and how fraud impacts us all Link to Story
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