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FINANCIAL CRIMES UNIT


INSURANCE FRAUD (ARSON RELATED): FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS


Q. What is insurance fraud?
A.
Whoever, by means of fire, damages any property, other than a building, with intent to defraud an insurer and proof that the actor recovered or attempted to recover on a policy of insurance by reason of the fire is relevant but not essential to establish the actor’s intent to defraud the insurer. Wisconsin State Statue 943.04