Fraud Notice

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Fraud Notice

What is a Fraud Notice?

Fraud is a serious crime that occurs when a person knowingly tries to cheat or mislead others, typically through false information. Misrepresentation and concealment are forms of fraud. A fraud notice happens when a person willfully files incorrect information with a pet insurance company to mislead them. Fraud notice is a crime with severe criminal and civil penalties. Depending on the severity, fraud can be charged as a felony.

What’s Considered Fraud?

Many pet insurance frauds occur in one of the following ways:

  • Filing a false claim for insurance coverage, knowing that their insurance claim is incorrect.
  • Creating a fake veterinary bill
  • Reporting an exaggerated cost for a veterinary bill
  • Filing several claims for the same veterinary bill.
  • Providing false information on your pet insurance application - such as lying about your pet’s breed, age, or existing medical conditions.

Key Takeaways

  • Fraud notice happens when a person knowingly misleads an insurance company with falsified information.
  • Examples of pet insurance fraud notice include filing a false claim or providing incorrect information on your pet insurance application.
  • Fraud is a crime with severe criminal and civil penalties.

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