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False And Fraudulent Motor Vehicle Insurance Application
If you make a statement that contains any false, incomplete or misleading information on an application for insurance, and you intend to injure, defraud or deceive the insurer (including any statutorily created underwriting association or pool of motor vehicle insurers), you may be charged with a third-degree felony.
This includes any written statements that may or may not accompany an application.
Fraudulent Insurance Application in Florida is a third-degree felony is punishable by up to five years of imprisonment and/or a fine of up to $5,000.
If you have been previously convicted of this or any other felony, you may be punished as a habitual felony offender, which carries additional sentencing and/or fines.
First time offenders do not generally face incarceration sentences for crimes of the third degree. The real problems stem from being denied employment based on an applicants having a felony conviction on their criminal record. Individuals should always consider the ramifications to a plea before entering into it.
If you are concerned how a plea will effect your area of employment, contact William Moore Criminal Defense. A fraudulent insurance application prosecution is something that we are seeing with more frequency each year claims Broward County Criminal Lawyer William Moore. Much of that has to do with more sophisticated security measures used by insurers.