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Fraud investigations result in one felony conviction, one deferred sentence

John F. Page and Kim Tsosie

OLYMPIA, Wash. – Two people recently were convicted of crimes related to insurance fraud cases investigated by Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler’s Special Investigations Unit (SIU).

John F. Page of Seattle pleaded guilty in King County Superior Court to filing a false insurance claim. He was sentenced to three months in jail and ordered to pay $910 in restitution and court costs.

Page submitted claims totaling more than $33,000 for auto damage and extensive dental work to his insurance company after a January 2012 car accident. Page said he was driving on Interstate 5 through Lewis County and hit a freeway barrier.


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