Lumberton woman filed fraudulent auto damage claim, authorities say

Lumberton woman filed fraudulent auto damage claim, authorities say
(Source: WDAM)

RALEIGH, N.C. (WMBF) – A Lumberton woman has been arrested and charged with insurance fraud, according to authorities.

A press release from the North Carolina Department of Insurance states 44-year-old Demetria Williams filed an automobile damage claim with Integon Indemnity Corp. that had been filed with the same company on a previous claim.

Authorities say the incident occurred between Aug. 16, 2020, and Aug. 18, 2020.

Williams was arrested on Feb. 17 and given a $2,500 secured bond, the release stated.

To report suspected fraud, contact the North Carolina Department of Insurance at 919-807-6840. Callers may remain anonymous.

Additional reporting information can be found here.

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