NJ – Attorney General Anne Milgram has
appointed Deputy Attorney General Riza Dagli
the Acting Insurance Fraud Prosecutor to succeed
Greta Gooden-Brown, whose nomination to the
Superior Court was confirmed by the State
Senate on Thursday.
deputy chief counsel in the Medicaid Fraud
Control Unit in the Office of Insurance Fraud
Prosecutor, has specialized in prosecuting
Medicaid fraud cases in his ten years in the
Division of Criminal Justice. He has supervised
and managed the Medicaid Fraud Control Unit
for the last two years.
Dagli’s leadership has brought significant
increases in the number of cases and prosecutions,
and the amount recovered for New Jersey taxpayers,”
Attorney General Milgram said. “Without
a doubt he has the background and skill necessary
to serve as Acting Insurance Fraud Prosecutor.”
who lives in Morris Plains, is a 1990 graduate
of Carnegie Mellon University and earned his
law degree in 1997 at Rutgers School of Law
in Newark. He was an associate at Pitney Hardin
Kipp & Szuch in Morristown for two years
before joining the Division of Criminal Justice.
am honored by this opportunity to head the
Office of Insurance Fraud Prosecutor and promise
to continue to maintain the office’s
vigilance against those who seek to defraud
our insurance systems,” Dagli said.
Office of Insurance Fraud Prosecutor was established
by the Legislature in 1998 to investigate
and prosecute civil and criminal insurance
fraud cases, including automobile, health
insurance and Medicaid Fraud. It is funded
by insurance company fees. The office is part
of the Division of Criminal Justice in the
Department of Law and Public Safety.