I live in California and my employers son committed Insurance Fraud. According to the warehouse manager, the only thing that was taken was a box of junk. The son who was "acting CEO" while the father was gone made a substantial claim. The insurance company did not come to the site to investigate or interview anyone. They just asked for proof. I have been holding onto this information and it is causing anxiety. The father is the President of the company is 100% owner but I don't want him to go to jail. I don't think he knows about it. I am thinking I need to report it because it is the right thing to do. How should I handle it?
I haven't tried anything yet.
Hello,If you believe a crime has been committed and you feel compelled to step forward, contact the police and show them your proof. If what you know gives them a reasonable belief that the son may have filed a false claim, that's Probable Cause. With that, they can get a warrant and investigate further.If you would rather pursue this anonymously because you don't want your boss to know that you were the one who reported his son, you could go through Crimestoppers and report the incident anonymously. I am linking you to them here. You will get this matter off of your conscience, and the authorities will take it from there.
18 yrs of NYC public defense. Extensive arraignment, hearing, trial experience.
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