- Attorney General Paula T. Dow and Criminal
Justice Director Stephen J. Taylor announced
that an Atlantic County woman pleaded guilty
today to automobile insurance fraud.
to Acting Insurance Fraud Prosecutor Riza
Dagli, Dalynn White (also known as Da’lynn
White), of Mays Landing, 32, who is currently
incarcerated in the Edna Mahon Correctional
Facility in Clinton, pleaded guilty to second-degree
insurance fraud before Superior Court Judge
Michael A. Donio in Atlantic County. The
charge was contained in an Oct. 13, 2010
state grand jury indictment.
Donio scheduled sentencing for April 4.
Under the plea agreement, the state will
recommend that White be sentenced to seven
years in state prison and pay $8,241 in
restitution. The state will recommend that
the sentence run concurrent to the sentence
White is already serving.
pleading guilty, White admitted that between
Dec. 24, 2008 and July 19, 2009, she knowingly
submitted false information in applications
for automobile insurance to customer service
representatives of the Liberty Mutual Insurance
Company. White provided false financial
information to obtain 13 separate automobile
insurance policies, and subsequently collected
$8,241 in insurance premium refunds to which
she was not entitled.
is currently serving a five-year prison
sentence following a guilty plea on Aug.
17, 2009 to third-degree insurance fraud.
That charge was contained in a May 13, 2009
Atlantic County grand jury indictment obtained
by the Office of the Insurance Fraud Prosecutor.
White also pleaded guilty to two counts
of identity theft filed by the Atlantic
County Prosecutor’s Office.
the charges brought by the Office of the
Insurance Fraud Prosecutor, White admitted
that between March 15 and June 19, 2005,
she fraudulently collected $4,357 from the
New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce
Development by submitting false disability
claim forms. White gave the false impression
that she and a co-worker were disabled and
under the care of two doctors. An investigation
determined that White forged the two doctors’
names on the claim forms in support of the
false disability claims. White admitted
that she reported to the labor department
that she was pregnant when, in fact, she
was not. White also admitted that she falsely
claimed her co-worker was injured in an
accident on his way to work.
pleading guilty to the charges brought by
the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office,
White admitted that she unlawfully obtained
bank information of at least seven victims,
and used the information to fraudulently
obtain duplicate ATM and other bank cards.
White admitted that she used the fraudulent
cards to obtain cash and other items from
various retail stores within Atlantic County.
Weldon Powell, Civil Investigator Frank
Crosson and Deputy Attorney General Steven
B. Farman were assigned to the investigation.
Farman presented the case to the state grand
jury. Deputy Attorney General Steven Bennet
represented the Office of the Insurance
Fraud Prosecutor at today’s guilty
plea hearing. Acting Insurance Fraud Prosecutor
Dagli thanked Investigator David Costello
of the Liberty Mutual Insurance Company
for his assistance in the investigation.