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Pa. man accused of insurance fraud involving ’stolen’ car

 Wednesday, April 16, 2014

 Bucks County Courier Times

A former Bristol Township man is accused of insurance fraud after reporting his car was stolen in 2012, following an accident. Dipan Patel, 34, of Bensalem, was arraigned Tuesday before Bristol Township District Judge Joanne Kline on a felony charge of insurance fraud and a misdemeanor charge of filing false reports in connection with a more than $35,000 insurance payout. He was released on his own recognizance.The Pennsylvania Attorney General Bureau of Criminal Investigation looked into a report of possible fraud involving a two-car accident that took place around 2:30 a.m. April 21, 2102, in the 700 block of Byberry Road in Philadelphia, according to a probable cause affidavit.