Trucking Company Owner Convicted For False Freight Claims

 Tuesday, April 24, 2018

 My Central Jersey

A 55-year-old Florida man has been sentenced to nine years in state prison for filing more than $1.2 million in false insurance claims related to refrigerated cargo allegedly spoiling while being transported cross country by his long-haul trucking companies based in Middlesex County. As part of the sentencing Monday by Middlesex County Superior Court Judge Benjamin Bucca, Alexei Legassov, of Palm Coast, Florida, also must pay $1,286,911 in restitution to two insurance companies, according to state Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal and the Office of the Insurance Fraud Prosecutor (OIFP).
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