- Attorney General Anne Milgram and Criminal
Justice Director Deborah Gramiccioni announced
that a Gloucester County woman was sentenced
to state prison today for stealing more than
$190,000 from an insurance company.
to Insurance Fraud Prosecutor Greta Gooden
Brown, Julia Daniels Anderson, 41, of Paulsboro,
was ordered by Superior Court Judge Robert
Becker in Gloucester County to serve three
years in state prison and to pay $190,802
in restitution and a $10,000 civil fine. The
sentence is based on Daniels Anderson’s
guilty plea to theft by deception.
In pleading guilty on July 11, 2008, Daniels
Anderson admitted that between Aug. 3, 2004
and March 8, 2007, she stole $190,802 from
Cigna Insurance Company by submitting false
health care claims for reimbursement for radiation
treatment she had not received.
Carlos Ortiz, Civil Investigator Danene Derrickson,
and Deputy Attorney General Cheryl A. Maccaroni
were assigned to the investigation. Maccaroni
represented the Office of Insurance Fraud
Prosecutor at the sentencing.
case was referred to OIFP by the Special Investigative
Unit of Cigna Insurance Company, which initially
uncovered the fraud and assisted OIFP in the
investigation. Insurance Fraud Prosecutor
Brown thanked Cigna for its assistance in
Office of Insurance Fraud Prosecutor was established
by the Automobile Insurance Cost Reduction
Act of 1998. The office is the centralized
state agency that investigates and prosecutes
both civil and criminal insurance fraud, as
well as Medicaid fraud.