Insurance

Manitoba Public Insurance's Crown Prosecutor

To ensure that fraud cases involving Manitoba Public Insurance receive prompt attention, Manitoba Public Insurance has funded a special Crown prosecutor dedicated to handling Manitoba Public Insurance fraud cases. The Crown prosecutor also provides training in fraud detection to claims staff.

In 2009, the special prosecutor handled 17 cases in which convictions were registered or guilty pleas were entered.

For 2009, court fines added up to $22,916.50 for those convicted of fraud against Manitoba Public Insurance, with restitution orders totalling $109,998.