Public Affairs Office

1100 Cultural Park Blvd

Cape Coral, FL 33990


News Conference to be Held at the Cape Coral Police Department

(March 21, 2012)- The Cape Coral Police Department will be holding a News Conference at Cape Coral Police Headquarters to discuss a year-long investigation into PIP Insurance Fraud.

The joint-investigation involves the Cape Coral Police Department and United States Secret Service.

The Cape Coral Police Department and the US Secret Service partnered with the US Attorney's Office, IRS, State of Florida Department of Financial Services (Insurance Fraud Division), City of Miami Police Department, City of Hialeah Police Department and the National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB).

The Following Insurance Companies were pivotal in the investigation and will be represented at the News Conference: State Farm, Met Life, Sentry, Travelers, Allstate, Nationwide and Farmers Insurance Group.

Federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies will announce the unsealing of two federal indictments and multiple arrests related to fraudulent insurance schemes in Southwest Florida.