New Jersey Men Used Phony Accounts For Stolen Insurance Payouts

 Thursday, March 28, 2019

 Insider NJ

Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal and the Office of the Insurance Fraud Prosecutor announced that four Mercer County men and six of their associated businesses were charged today with first-degree conspiracy and money laundering in connection with a bank scheme involving the deposit of nearly $1.4 million in phony or forged checks related to insurance claims. Trenton residents Wayne M. Bessant, Reyshauwn Barlow, Rayshawn Kelly, and Rashon Smith and their associated companies — Hoffman Restoration, LLC; Best Way Restoration, LLC; Wayne Enterprises Since 1981; Fast Cash Investments, LLC; JLaw & Investors, LLC; and Group of LJNMB&W, LLC — were charged in an indictment handed by a state Grand Jury in Trenton today. The defendants allegedly conspired in a scheme to set up several phony bank accounts in the name of People’s Property Adjusters (“PPA”), a West Deptford company that assists insureds in submitting claims against homeowner insurance policies.
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