The individuals on this page are wanted for arrest. They failed to appear to answer to charges of criminal insurance fraud and theft. Do not attempt to apprehend any of these fugitives. If you have information that may lead to their arrest, please contact your local law enforcement agency or the Washington state Office of the Insurance Commissioner's Criminal Investigations Unit (CIU).
Insurance fraud makes insurance cost more for everyone
The total cost of (non-health) insurance fraud is estimated at more than $40 billion per year. Fraud costs the average U.S. family $400 to $700 per year in increased premiums. The Criminal Investigations Unit identifies and investigates insurance fraud by organizations and individuals. Our cases include medical fraud, staged auto collisions, property, inflated bodily injury claims and other types of fraud.
The Office of the Insurance Commissioner's Most Wanted list
April 2020 - Andrews was charged with False Insurance Claims in Excess of $1,500 RCW 48.30.230 (leg.wa.gov).
April 2014 - Mesbah has been charged with Filing False Insurance Claims in Excess of $1,500 RCW 48.30.230 (leg.wa.gov), Theft 1 RCW 9A.56.030 (1) (leg.wa.gov), Criminal Attempt RCW 9A.28.020 (3) (c) (leg.wa.gov), and Making a False or Misleading Statement to a Public Servant RCW 9A.76.175 (leg.wa.gov).
August 2011 - Cekarmis has been charged with Theft 2 RCW 9A.56.040(1) (leg.wa.gov).
June 2011 - Baterdene has been charged with False Insurance Claims in Excess of $1,500 RCW 48.30.230 (leg.wa.gov), Theft 1 RCW 9A.56.030 (1) (leg.wa.gov), and Criminal Attempt-Original Crime-Class B Felony RCW 9A.28.020 (3) (c) (leg.wa.gov).
Contact the CIU if you spot insurance fraud
If you suspect insurance fraud against an insurance company, you can report insurance fraud in Washington state to the OIC's Criminal Investigations Unit. If you have questions, need more information or have a tip that may lead to the arrest or prosecution of individuals on the CIU's Most Wanted list, please contact CIU.