Claims News Service, Nov. 18, 9:05 a.m. EST — Geico, the fourth largest private passenger auto insurer in the United States, is aggressively using state criminal systems to go after people convicted of auto theft or auto damage so the court can order them to personally return lost deductibles and other expenses to the company’s policyholders.

Through its new CORTS program — Court Ordered Restitution, Towing and Storage — the company has gone after dozens of restitution cases, and the effort has resulted in thousands of dollars being returned to policyholders to pay back their deductibles and expenses.

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