Fraud Warning

APPLICABLE IN: AL, AR, AZ, CO, DE, DC, FL, ID, IN, KY, LA, ME, MD, MN, NH, NM, OK, RI, TN, VA, WA, WV.

FOR YOUR PROTECTION STATE LAW REQUIRES THE FOLLOWING STATEMENT TO APPEAR ON THIS FORM. ANY PERSON WHO KNOWINGLY REPRESENTS A FALSE OR FRAUDULENT CLAIM FOR PAYMENT OF LOSS OR BENEFIT WITH THE INTENT TO DEFRAUD OR DECEIVE ANY INSURER IS GUILTY OF A CRIME AND MAY BE SUBJECT TO CRIMINAL AND CIVIL PENALTIES AND DENIAL OF INSURANCE BENEFITS.

APPLICABLE IN ALASKA

A person who knowingly and with intent to injure, defraud, or deceive an insurance company files a claim containing false, incomplete, or misleading information may be prosecuted under state law.

APPLICABLE IN CALIFORNIA

For your protection California state law requires the following to appear on this form. Any person who knowingly presents false or fraudulent claim for the payment of a loss is guilty of a crime may be subject to fines and confinement in state prison.

APPLICABLE IN NEW JERSEY

Any person who knowingly files a statement of claim

APPLICABLE IN NEW YORK

Any person who knowingly and with intent to defraud any insurance company or other person files an application for insurance or statement of claim containing any materially false information, or conceals for the purpose of misleading, information concerning any fact material thereto, commits a fraudulent insurance act, which is a crime, and shall also be subject to a civil penalty not to exceed five thousand dollars and the stated value of the claim for each such violation.

APPLICABLE IN NEW YORK FOR AUTO

Any person who knowingly and with intent to defraud any insurance company or other person files an application for commercial insurance or a statement of claim for any commercial or personal insurance benefits containing any materially false information, or conceals for the purpose of misleading, information concerning any fact material thereto, and any person who, in connection with such application or claim, knowingly makes or knowingly assists, abets, solicits or conspires with another to make a false report of the theft, destruction, damage or conversion of any motor vehicle to a law enforcement agency, the department of motor vehicles or an insurance company, commits a fraudulent insurance act, which is a crime, and shall also be subject to a civil penalty not to exceed five thousand dollars and the value of the subject motor vehicle or stated claim for each violation.

APPLICABLE IN OHIO

Any person who, with intent to defraud or knowing that he/she is facilitating a fraud against an insurer, submits an application or files a claim containing a false or deceptive statement is guilty of insurance fraud.

APPLICABLE IN PENNSYLVANIA

Any person who knowingly and with intent to defraud any insurance company or other person files an application for insurance or statement of claim containing any materially false information or conceals for the purpose of misleading, information concerning any fact material thereto commits a fraudulent insurance act, which is a crime and subjects a person to criminal and civil penalties.

APPLICABLE IN PUERTO RICO

Any person who knowingly and with the intention of defrauding presents false information in an insurance application, or presents, helps, or causes the presentation of a fraudulent claim for the payment of a loss or any other benefit, or presents more than one claim for the same damage or loss, shall incur a felony and, upon conviction, shall be sanctioned for each violation with the penalty of a fine of not less than five thousand ($5,000) dollars and not more than ten thousand ($10,000) dollars, or a fixed term of imprisonment for three (3) years, or both penalties. If aggravating circumstances are present, the penalty thus established may be increased to a maximum of five (5) years; if extenuating circumstances are present, it may be reduced to a minimum of two (2) years.