- Attorney General Paula T. Dow and Criminal
Justice Director Stephen J. Taylor announced
that an Atlantic County woman was sentenced
to state prison today for automobile insurance
to Acting Insurance Fraud Prosecutor John
Kennedy, Dalynn White (also known as Da’lynn
White), of Mays Landing, 32, who is currently
incarcerated in the Edna Mahon Correctional
Facility in Clinton, was sentenced to seven
years in state prison today by Superior
Court Judge Michael A. Donio in Atlantic
County. White was also ordered to pay full
restitution. The sentence was based on White’s
Feb. 4 guilty plea to second-degree insurance
fraud, a charge contained in an Oct. 13,
2010 state grand jury indictment. The sentence
is to run concurrent to the prison sentence
White is now 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 prior 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.
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 the sentencing. Acting
Insurance Fraud Prosecutor Kennedy thanked
Investigator David Costello of the Liberty
Mutual Insurance Company for his assistance
in the investigation.