Claims News Service, June 12, 3:50 p.m. EDT — Although rebuilding from last year’s hurricanes is a definite issue for Gulf Coast residents, fake insurance may be the bigger problem, says the National Association of Insurance Commissioners.

According to a recent NAIC release, there have been several arrests of individuals selling phony automobile insurance cards. Also at issue is the prevalence of fake homeowners’ coverage. Consumers exposed to these fake insurance schemes face hundreds of thousands of dollars of unpaid repair costs for home or auto damage caused by future disasters.

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