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Los Gatos Woman Accused of 14 Felony Insurance Fraud Crimes

Real estate agent faces 14 felony charges related to violations of the California Insurance Code.

Updated: noon Saturday, May 18: A Los Gatos woman was facing a $1 million bail on suspicion of various insurance fraud crimes.

Adrienne McGrath, 44, was arrested by Santa Clara County sheriff's authoriteis at 7 p.m. May 1 at the main jail complex, 150 West Hedding St., in San Jose after being charged with 14 felony charges related to violations of the California Insurance Code.

McGrath, whose occupation is described as a real estate agent in a sheriff's arrest report, is facing three felonies for allegedly making a false fraudulent statement, either orally or in writing, of any fact material to the determination of the premium, rate, or cost of any policy of workers' compensation insurance, for the purpose of reducing such premiums.

She's also being accused of four felonies related to willfully failing to collect or truthfully account for and pay unemployment insurance.

She's additionally charged with two felonies related to knowingly undertaking or agreeing to pay without deduction from remuneration to workers the amount of any contributions to the disability fund required of such workers under the law.

Authorities also say McGrath committed two felonies for allegedly willfully failing to pay disability insurance and two felonies for failure or refusal to make unemployment insurance contributions.

A Santa Clara County sheriff's arrest report also indicates McGrath faces two felonies for willfully misrepresenting facts to the determination of the premium, rate, or cost of any policy of workers' compensation insurance issued or administered by the State Compensation Insurance Fund for the purpose of reducing the premium, rate, or cost of the insurance and one felony for making a false fraudulent statement.







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