State Fraud Notifications

Alabama: Any person who knowingly, and with intent to injure, defraud or deceive any insurer, files a claim containing any false, incomplete or misleading information is guilty of insurance fraud.

Alaska: A person who knowingly and with intent to injure, defraud, or deceive an insurance company files a claim containing false, incomplete or misleading information is guilty of a felony.

Louisiana: Any person who knowingly presents a false or fraudulent claim for payment of a loss benefit or knowingly presents false information in an application for insurance is guilty of a crime and may be subject to fines and confinement in prison.

Massachusetts: Any person who, with intent to defraud or knowing that he is facilitating a fraud against an insurer, files a claim containing a false or deceptive statement is guilty of insurance fraud. 

Michigan: Any person who knowingly, and with intent to injure, defraud or deceive any insurer, files a claim containing any false, incomplete or misleading information is guilty of insurance fraud.

Montana: Any person who knowingly, and with intent to injure, defraud or deceive any insurer, files a claim containing any false, incomplete or misleading information is guilty of insurance fraud.

Nebraska: Any person who knowingly, and with intent to injure, defraud or deceive any insurer, files a claim containing any false, incomplete or misleading information is guilty of a felony.

Nevada: Any person who knowingly, and with intent to injure, defraud or deceive any insurer, files a claim containing any false, incomplete or misleading information is guilty of a felony. 

North Dakota: Any person who knowingly, and with intent to injure, defraud or deceive any insurer, files a statement of claim containing any false, incomplete or misleading information is guilty of a felony.

Oregon: Any person who makes an intentional misstatement that is material to the risk may be found guilty of insurance fraud by a court of law.

South Carolina: Any person who knowingly, and with intent to injure, defraud or deceive any insurer, files a statement of claim containing any false, incomplete or misleading information is guilty of insurance fraud.

South Dakota: Any person who knowingly, and with intent to injure, defraud or deceive any insurer, files a claim containing any false, incomplete or misleading information is guilty of insurance fraud.

Tennessee: It is a crime to knowingly provide false, incomplete or misleading information to an insurance company for the purpose of defrauding the company.  Penalties include imprisonment, fines and denial of insurance benefits. 

Texas: Any person who knowingly presents a false or fraudulent claim for the payment of a loss is guilty of a crime and may be subject to fines and confinement in state prison. 

Utah: Any person who knowingly, and with intend to injure, defraud or deceive any insurer, files a claim containing any false, incomplete or misleading information is guilty of insurance fraud.

Washington D.C.: WARNING: It is a crime to provide false or misleading information to an insurer for the purpose of defrauding the insurer or any other person.  Penalties include imprisonment and/or fines.  In addition, an insurer may deny insurance benefits if false information materially related to a claim was provided by the applicant.

Washington: It is a crime to knowingly provide false, incomplete or misleading information to an insurance company for the purpose of defrauding the company. Penalties include imprisonment, fines and denial of insurance benefits.

Puerto Rico: Any person who knowingly, and with intent to defraud or deceive any insurance company includes false information in an application for insurance or files, assists, or abets in the filing of a fraudulent claim to obtain payment of a loss or other benefits, or files more than one claim for the same loss or damage, may be guilty of a felony.  Upon conviction, that person will be fined between $5,000 and $10,000, imprisoned for three (3) years or both.  Aggravating or attenuating circumstances may result in the prison term being increased to five (5) years or reduced to two (2) years.