Traffic can be hard to stand, but two suspects threw fraud in the mix, and now it’s a real lock-up.

According to a recent investigation, Yvonne Smith, 44, and Emanuel Parker, 24, staged a vehicle accident in Augusta, Ga., last spring. After renting a U-Haul, Parker claimed to have accidentally rear-ended Smith’s vehicle, in which Smith, her daughter, and her five-year-old granddaughter were traveling.

Want to continue reading?
Become a Free
PropertyCasualty360 Digital Reader.


  • All news coverage, best practices, and in-depth analysis.
  • Educational webcasts, resources from industry leaders, and informative newsletters.
  • Other award-winning websites including and

Already have an account?



Join PropertyCasualty360

Don’t miss crucial news and insights you need to make informed decisions for your P&C insurance business. Join now!

  • Unlimited access to - your roadmap to thriving in a disrupted environment
  • Access to other award-winning ALM websites including, and
  • Exclusive discounts on PropertyCasualty360, National Underwriter, Claims and ALM events

Already have an account? Sign In Now
Join PropertyCasualty360

Copyright © 2023 ALM Global, LLC. All Rights Reserved.