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Monday, 11 February 2019 22:00

NY Auto Body Repair Shop Owner Arrested for Insurance Fraud

Written by Priscila Korb, Lindenhurst Patch
NY Auto Body Repair Shop Owner Arrested for Insurance Fraud Suffolk Police

The owner of an Amityville, NY, automotive body repair shop was arrested Feb. 1 for submitting fraudulent insurance claims for repairs on a vehicle, according to Suffolk Police.


Andrew Nuss, owner of Village Line Auto Body on 123 Albany Ave., submitted fraudulent billing documentation for repairs on a vehicle between Dec. 12, 2018 and Jan. 23, 2019, police said.


Detectives from the Property/Auto Crime Unit conducted a joint investigation with the National Insurance Crime Bureau, New York State Department of Financial Services Insurance Fraud Unit, Allstate and MetLife Auto and Home.


As a result, Nuss, 28, of Lindenhurst was arrested at Village Line Auto Body on Feb. 1, police said.


He was charged with third-degree insurance fraud, third-degree grand larceny and second-degree falsifying business records.


He was scheduled for arraignment at First District Court in Central Islip on Feb. 2.


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