From 2012 to 2014, Florida group charged with pocketed $1.6 million in insurance fraud

The defendants — Guillermo García, 46, Mayre López, 39, and Taymi González, 35 — pleaded not guilty and are awaiting trial.

During the period of the alleged scam, the defendants received payments totaling $1,695,543.46, according to the indictment.

The claims were submitted to different insurance companies, including Allstate Insurance Company, Geico, Infinity, Metlife, Progressive, State Farm and Travelers of Florida.

Florida, 2015 Sun-Sentinel articles documenting $18 million in PIP fraud related to Cuba

In 2015, the Sun-Sentinel documented a massive crime ring involving Cuban nationals.

“A ring that staged car accidents in South Florida involving 21 clinics and $18 million in fraudulent insurance claims.” Source:

They go on to show that Allstate was so upset that they went after Wellsfargo because the bank did not stop this from occuring. The lawsuit says that “an astounding…$1.5 million in cash was successfully withdrawn from the Febre’s account”. Source: