Bernalillo County Grand Jury Indicts Gilbert C. Baca III on Multiple Counts
Friday, February 26, 2010, 9:13:05 AM
On Wednesday, Feb. 24, a Bernalillo County Grand Jury indicted Gilbert C. Baca III on multiple counts of forgery, one count of computer access with intent to defraud or embezzle and racketeering.
CONSUMER ALERT-PROTECT YOURSELF FROM INSURANCE FRAUD
Friday, June 12, 2009, 1:13:05 PM
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Insurance Fraud Suspect is Indicted
Friday, January 18, 2008, 4:26:12 PM
The Superintendent of Insurance Morris J. Chavez has announced on January 14, 2008 Bernalillo County Grand Jury indicted Albuquerque insurance agent Jorge Gimenez on multiple counts of Insurance Fraud, Embezzlement and one count of Racketeering.
NICB Adds Texting Capability to Report Fraud
DES PLAINES, Ill., Nov. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) is extending its outreach to the over 246 million cell phone users in the United States by offering the TIP411 text-based fraud reporting system to the American public.
TIP411 allows anyone with text messaging capabilities to text their anonymous tips related to insurance fraud or vehicle thefts directly to NICB. This will supplement our existing 1-800-TEL-NICB phone tip program and our website tip system. NICB receives over 300 tips a month through our current systems.
To send a text tip, cell phone users text the keyword "FRAUD" to TIP411 (847411) to submit their tips.
- Over 246 million people in the U.S. have cell phones (2008) and it's growing quickly.
- It's 100 percent anonymous (tipsters may provide their information if they choose, but it is not required).
- Messages can be responded to in real time creating an instant two-way live "chat" with NICB personnel,
- The system allows citizens to report on a crime without having to say a word, providing an unprecedented anywhere, anytime, silent, and anonymous approach to crime reporting.
"The American people now have a new and immediate way to report fraud," said Joe Wehrle NICB's president and chief executive officer. "We are pleased to bring this service to the nation and urge people to help us in our efforts to keep their insurance costs down by using this technology to report fraudulent activity and vehicle theft."
TIP411 is a web-based text messaging system created by CitizenObserver of St. Paul, Minn., in February. It is now being used by law enforcement, schools and other organizations in 30 states.
About the National Insurance Crime Bureau: headquartered in Des Plaines, Ill., the NICB is the nation's leading not-for-profit organization exclusively dedicated to preventing, detecting and defeating insurance fraud and vehicle theft through information analysis, investigations, training, legislative advocacy and public awareness. The NICB is supported by more than 1,000 property and casualty insurance companies and self-insured organizations. NICB member companies wrote nearly $343 billion in insurance premiums in 2008, or more than 82 percent of the nation's property/casualty insurance. To learn more visit www.nicb.org.