DeAngelo Bill to Crackdown on Auto Insurance Fraud Advanced by Assembly Panel

DeAngelo Bill to Crackdown on Auto Insurance Fraud Advanced by Assembly Panel

(TRENTON) – Legislation Assembly Democrats Wayne P. DeAngelo sponsoring to crackdown on insurance fraud was advanced Monday by an Assembly panel. The bill (A-2204) targets residents who fraudulently obtain automobile insurance in another state, even though New Jersey is their principal residence or they principally keep the insured vehicle in New Jersey.

“Insurance fraud is not only wrong, but it costs honest drivers money through higher premiums,” said DeAngelo (D-Mercer/Middlesex). “We’ve made a lot of progress in controlling auto insurance rates, but we still have a long way to go and cracking down on fraud needs to be a big part of that continuing effort…”

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