New York police officer is arrested by federal agents with assault weapons, more than $ 18 million in insurance fraud, while 26 others are also being picked up, including 911 dispatchers and nurses
- The American law firm announced the arrests of 27 people in a massive insurance scheme
- NYPD officer Yaniris Deleon, one of the accused, was suspended
- Four civilian 911 employees were also arrested and suspended
- The fraud was reportedly led by leader Rose Rose, who reportedly sent more than 6,000 motor vehicle accident victims to participating medical clinics
- The federal government claims that the scam led to $ 18 million in bribes
A New York police officer was arrested as part of a massive insurance scheme involving 27 people, the US law firm reported Thursday.
The agent, Yaniris & # 39; Jen & # 39; Deleon, is accused of providing confidential information about car accident victims to people who have reportedly committed medical insurance fraud in exchange for payment.
She was taken into custody by federal agents with drawn assault weapons while on duty on Wednesday.
The fraud was reportedly led by leader, defendant Anthony Rose from Jamaica, who also named & # 39; Todd Chambers & # 39; wore.
NYPD officer Yaniris Deleon was detained during his service. She is accused of providing personal information about accident victims to people who have reportedly committed medical insurance fraud
Tara Rose was sued by the FBI in the mass insurance system. Her husband, Anthony Rose, is the alleged leader that led to $ 12 million in bribes
Rose, 51, and his co-conspirators, the US attorney's office said a statement, bribes 911 operators, medical personnel, and police officers for personal information about tens of thousands of motor vehicle accident victims
Deleon is usually assigned to the 42nd Precinct in the Melrose section of the Bronx, but the Daily news said, was assigned to & # 39; barricade duty & # 39; in Manhattan when she was arrested by the FBI.
The NYPD confirmed that the civilian members of the arrested department were 911 operators Angela Myers, Shakeema Foster, Kourtnei Williams and 911 operator supervisor Makkah Shabazz,
& # 39; There is no place for corruption within the NYPD & # 39 ;, said departing police commissioner James O & # 39; Neill in a statement. & # 39; By affecting the shield and their sacred oaths, these employees will take the highest consideration that the law offers.
NYPD officer Yaniris Deleon and four active 911 employees were among the 27 people accused of insurance fraud, up to $ 18 million in bribes
Tara Rose (left) with an unknown man, is one of the people arrested in a health insurance scam. Rose is married to alleged mastermind Anthony Rose.
Federal courthouse in Lower Manhattan, where more than two dozen defendants were charged with massive insurance fraud
& # 39; From at least in or around 2014 to the present, Rose and his co-conspirators illegally sent more than 6,000 motorcycle accident victims to participating clinics and lawyers who paid reimbursements in exchange for the referrals & claims the US office attorney.
& # 39; In addition, this figure is a fraction of the number of actual accident victims whose confidential information has been unlawfully disclosed as part of the No-Fault scheme. & # 39;
Prosecutors said the defendants received $ 3,000 per referral, which amounts to more than $ 18 million in bribes.
Deleon is confronted with a maximum of 15 years in prison, if convicted. The 911 employees could also sit behind bars for up to 15 years.
Rose is confronted for up to 25 years if he is found guilty of the charge.
The NYPD told DailyMail.com that Deleon and the four 911 employees were suspended after their arrest.
A fifth 911 employee, Latifa Abdul-Khaliq, was also accused of the settlement, but the police said resigned in May 2018.
Several nurses in city hospitals are also charged by the federal government.
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