- Attorney General Anne Milgram and Criminal
Justice Director Deborah L. Gramiccioni announced
that a Mays Landing woman was indicted yesterday
(May 13) on charges that she illegally collected
more than $4,000 by submitting fraudulent
disability insurance claims.
to Insurance Fraud Prosecutor Greta Gooden
Brown, Da’Lynn White, 30, of Mays Landing,
was charged with second-degree insurance fraud
and third-degree theft by deception, as well
as two counts each of forgery and falsifying
records, all in the fourth degree.
Atlantic County grand jury indictment alleges
that between March 15 and June 19, 2005, White
fraudulently collected a total of $4,357 from
the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce
Development by submitting false disability
claim forms. White allegedly gave the false
impression that she and a co-worker were disabled
and under the care of two doctors. It is alleged
that White forged the two doctors’ names
on the claim forms in support of the false
disability claims. White allegedly reported
to the Department of Labor and Workforce Development
that she was pregnant when, in fact, she was
not. She allegedly falsely claimed her co-worker
was injured in an accident on his way to work.
Detective Weldon Powell and Deputy Attorneys
General Susan Kase and Steven Farman were
assigned to the investigation. Deputy Attorney
General Farman presented the case to the grand
jury. Insurance Fraud Prosecutor Brown thanked
the Department of Labor and Workforce Development
for its assistance.
indictment is merely an accusation and the
defendant is presumed innocent until proven
crimes carry a maximum sentence of 10 years
in state prison and a $150,000 fine, while
third-degree crimes carry a maximum sentence
of five years in prison and a $15,000 fine.
Fourth-degree crimes carry a maximum sentence
of 18 months in prison and a $10,000 fine.