Five businesses and nine individuals in Westchester County and the Bronx, New York, were charged on Dec. 9, 2020, with enterprise corruption for defrauding insurance companies. (Photo: Shutterstock) 

Nine individuals and five body shops in New York are facing charges in connection with a car insurance fraud ring caught in a takedown dubbed "Operation Sledgehammer."

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

© 2024 ALM Global, LLC, All Rights Reserved. Request academic re-use from All other uses, submit a request to [email protected]. For more information visit Asset & Logo Licensing.

Heather A. Turner

Heather A. Turner is the managing editor of ALM's NU Property & Casualty Group. She can be reached at [email protected].