Homeowners insurance fraud scheme in California sells fake policies in fire risk areas

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There has been a vicious rash of bogus coverage sales as property owners desperately seek new protection. According to a recent homeowners insurance news release by the California Department of Insurance, yet another arrest has been made as property owners in areas at a high fire risk have fallen victim to a fake policy scam. The report identified 57 year old Dean Joseph Basler of Ventura as the latest embezzler. It stated that the Ventura County Sheriff had arrested Basler following a homeowners insurance investigation conducted by the Department of…

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