On May 19, 1998, the Automobile Insurance Cost Reduction Act of 1998 (AICRA) was enacted which created the OIFP P.L. 1998, c.21. The mission of the Office of the Insurance Fraud Prosecutor (OIFP) is to conduct full and fair investigations to ensure successful criminal prosecutions, civil adjudications, licensing sanctions or other appropriate dispositions and to serve as the focal point for the coordination of all anti-insurance fraud activities statewide.
OIFP serves as the focal point for all criminal, civil and administrative prosecutions of Medicaid and insurance fraud. The Office also coordinates all insurance-related anti-fraud activities of State and local departments and agencies.
AG Platkin Announces Over $6M Seized Under Judgment by Consent After Death of CEO in Medicaid Fraud Scheme
Attorney General Matthew J. Platkin and the Office of the Insurance Fraud Prosecutor (OIFP) announced today that the State has seized approximately $6.4 million under a final judgment by consent, resolving a case against a now-deceased defendant whose chain of mental health clinics engaged in an elaborate bogus-billing scheme that defrauded Medicaid.
Caregiver Found Guilty of Defrauding Medicaid of Roughly $45K by Billing for Caretaking Services in New Jersey While Working at Her Teaching Job in Michigan
Attorney General Matthew J. Platkin and the Office of the Insurance Fraud Prosecutor announced today that a Michigan woman was found guilty after trial of defrauding the New Jersey Medicaid Program.
Former Camden County Man Indicted for Aggravated Arson After Allegedly Setting Fire that Destroyed Cherry Hill Home for Insurance Proceeds
Attorney General Matthew J. Platkin and the Office of the Insurance Fraud Prosecutor announced today that a former Camden County man was indicted on charges including arson and insurance fraud, relating to a fire that caused significant damage to a house in Cherry Hill in 2018.
Middlesex County Woman Indicted After Allegedly Using Deceased Caregiver’s Information to Secure Long-Term Care Payments and Laundering the Proceeds
Attorney General Matthew J. Platkin and the Office of the Insurance Fraud Prosecutor announced today that a Middlesex County woman was indicted on charges related to an insurance fraud and money laundering scheme.
Essex County Financial Advisor Indicted in Alleged Theft of More Than $75,000 from 90-Year-Old Victim
For Immediate Release: October 11, 2023 Office of the Attorney General- Matthew J. Platkin, Attorney GeneralOffice of the Insurance Fraud Prosecutor- Al Garcia, Interim Insurance Fraud ProsecutorFor Further Information: Media Inquiries-Dan...