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.
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: http://interactive.sun-sentinel.com/plundering-america/
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 The lawsuit says that “an astounding…$1.5 million in cash was successfully withdrawn from the Febre’s account”.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: https://www.sun-sentinel.com/local/broward/fl-allstate-wells-fargo-suit-20151111-story.html