The California Department of Insurance says auto insurance companies lost an estimated $500,000 because of fraudulent insurance claims made in the Sacramento region. This is being called one of the largest auto insurance fraud cases ever seen locally.Michael Charles Young of Sacramento. Photo courtesy California Department of Insurance
Michael Charles Young, 30, of Sacramento, the leader of the large auto insurance fraud ring was sentenced recently to more than 10 years in state prison. In all, the CDI says nine Valley residents were sentenced in connection to this auto insurance fraud case.