Thursday, January 27, 2011

Hi there, I died can you give me my insurance money please?

Okay Rule # 1 in insurance fraud; especially in life insurance fraud, is you don't try to claim the proceeds.

Nope.  Never a good idea.


'Dead man' tried to claim life insurance
By Kim Arlington- Sydney Morning-Herald

IT was April Fool's Day in 2007 when Paul Terroni supposedly drowned in the Coaque River in Pedernales, Ecuador.

Just over a year later, very much alive, he returned to Australia with a new name.

He had hoped to make a fresh start as Gabriel Alejandro Sanchez Cedeno but his old life came back to haunt him when he tried to claim $283,000 on life insurance.

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