According to the Coalition Against Insurance Fraud, insurance fraud costs Americans at least $80 billion a year, or nearly $950 for each family. The Division of Insurance Fraud Prevention at the Minnesota Department of Commerce helps fight insurance fraud in our state.
Learn how the Insurance Fraud unit at Commerce got its start and how we work to fight fraud in Minnesota.
Learn more about the Fraud unit and its recent activity in our annual report.
Learn more about the Minnesota Auto Theft Prevention Program.
A review of applicable state and federal laws and penalties that pertain to insurance fraud.
Learn more about the Fraud unit by reading our periodic newsletter, the Fraudster.
Many of our Fraud unit's cases result in criminal charges and prosecution. Read about some of the most recent here.
What does insurance fraud look like? Read about real-life examples -- from arson to workers compensation fraud.
Our cases often begin with a tip from a consumer or insurance company. Learn how you can report insurance fraud.
An introduction to what constitutes insurance fraud and a description of the different types of the crime.