A Wash. auto glass company owner was less than transparent with his cost reports to insurers, and now he faces some serious charges as a result.

Michael Alan Perkins, 43, is the owner of Autoglass Express Inc., and Premier Auto Glass, LLC, which are run out of Perkins’ Burien, Wash. home. Between the two companies, Perkins was doing a lot of business, but it was Autoglass Express that caught some attention. Lynx Services, a third-party administrator that handles glass claims, conducted a random search of its database, which turned up an unusually high percentage of Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) glass being installed in cars undergoing work by Autoglass Express.

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