State Police arrest eight; searching for three in connection with staged crash investigation

 Thursday, June 27, 2013

 NBC33 News

Detectives with Louisiana State Police Insurance Fraud Unit have broken up a criminal staged crash ring, that placed several children in danger, landed eight people in jail and Detectives searching for and additional three people. In February 2012, Lafayette Field Office Insurance Fraud Detectives received information from the Louisiana Department of Insurance about crashes which occurred in the Lafayette Parish area. Early indications pointed toward the fact that the crashes may have been staged; and that the occupants of the vehicles may have defrauded insurance companies out of hundreds of thousands of dollars.
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