Ten individuals have been charged in New York with participating in and coordinating a series of staged motor vehicle accidents, as well as falsifying their involvement in other vehicular incidents, to fraudulently collect insurance payouts. The defendants were charged in multiple indictments in N.Y. State Supreme Court with insurance fraud in the third and fourth degrees and falsifying business records in the first degree.

According to the indictment and statements made on the record in court, the defendants were charged with orchestrating and participating in a series of staged accidents and vehicular collisions involving “jump-ins,” in which the defendants claimed to be inside affected vehicles in order to fraudulently obtain medical benefits and insurance payouts. 

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