Insurance fraud expert witnesses may consult on the insurance industry, health insurance, disability insurance, and affiliated matters. On December 14, 2011, the Illinois Department of Insurance issued this press release:
The Illinois Department of Insurance Uncovers Company Selling Fraudulent Health Insurance – Department Offers Advice on How to Avoid Scam Insurance Plans
The Department also offers advice on dealing with offers of health insurance:
• Protect against possible insurance fraud or identity theft. As always, you should take steps to protect yourself against possible insurance fraud or identity theft. Never give out personal information – including insurance-related documents, credit cards, checking or other bank account information – over the phone or internet, by email, mail, or fax unless you know the person you are dealing with.
Read more: illinois.gov.