Windshield Repair Technician Arrested for Insurance Fraud
May 22, 2009
A windshield repair technician in Gonzales, La., was arrested last week
by the Louisiana State Police Insurance Fraud Unit for allegedly
double-billing insurance companies for repairs, according to information
from the Louisiana State Police. Bradley M. Businger, 26, worked
for Crack Attack up until December 2008. The police alleged that,
during his time with the company, he submitted nearly 30 invoices
for repairs he never performed. Both Allstate Insurance and AIG
issued complaints to the Louisiana State Police Insurance Fraud
Unit, which led to the investigation.
According to the report, Businger is alleged to have forged policyholders'
signatures to show that they had authorized the work, and the insurers
paid approximately $1,919 for the false claims between February
and December 2008.
On May 8, Insurance Fraud Unit Detectives obtained an arrest warrant
for Businger and he was arrested on May 15 and booked in East Baton
Rouge Parish Prison on 28 counts of insurance fraud pertaining to
auto policies, five counts of forgery, and two counts of felony
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