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Washington state insurance fraud - Most Wanted

The total cost of (non-health) insurance fraud is estimated at more than $40 billion per year, meaning the average U.S. family pays between $400 and $700 per year in the form of increased premiums. The Criminal Investigations Unit (CIU) identifies and investigates insurance fraud by organizations and individuals, including medical fraud, staged auto collisions, property, inflated bodily injury claims and other types of fraud.

The following individuals are wanted for arrest because 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 contact CIU.

Brandalynn Monroe

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November 2018 - Monroe has been charged with False Claims or Proof RCW 48.30.230 (leg.wa.gov).

Jessica Epler

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August 2018 - Epler has been charged with Attempted Theft II RCW 9A.56.040 (leg.wa.gov) and False Claims or Proof RCW 48.30.230 (leg.wa.gov).

Kim-Ramil Contreras Montaniel

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July 2018 - Montaniel has been charged with one count False Claims or Proof in Excess of $1,500 (RCW 48.30.230(2)(b) (leg.wa.gov).

Sisi Imani

Sisi Imani

December 2016 - Imani has been charged with Theft II RCW 9A.56.040(1) (leg.wa.gov).

Erich Scott

Erich Scott

September 2016 - Scott has been charged with False Insurance Claims in Excess of $1,500 RCW 48.30.230 (leg.wa.gov) and Attempted Theft 1 RCW 9A.28.020(3) (c) (leg.wa.gov).

Ahmed Mesbah

Ahmed Mesbah

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).

Branko Cekarmis

Branko Cekarmis

August 2011 - Cekarmis has been charged with Theft 2 RCW 9A.56.040(1) (leg.wa.gov).

Shinebayer Baterdene

Shinebayer Baterdene

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).

Do you have a tip about one of CIU's Most-Wanted? Email CIU.