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Coming Soon : Combatting Insurance Fraud: Public and Private Sector Fraud-Fighting Weapons


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Full course description

Instructors: Matthew J. Smith, Coalition Against Insurance Fraud & Ann Rozycki-Fierro, Florida Department of Financial Services

Course Overview

Receive insight into the scope of insurance fraud, its impact on society, who commits insurance fraud, and why Florida is considered the insurance fraud capital of the United States.

Who Should Enroll?

This course is a must for business owners, employees, executives, fraud investigators, financial agents, and claims adjusters to protect themselves and their businesses.

Topics Covered

  • Who Commits Insurance Fraud and Why?
  • National and Global Implications of Insurance Fraud and Why Florida is an Insurance Fraud Epicenter
  • Ethical Ways to Combat Insurance Fraud
  • Criminal Insurance Fraud Basics
  • Enforcement of Criminal Statutes
  • Private to Public Sector Information Sharing

Available Credits


I understand that participation in any of the Certification programs (a) will not result in a degree from, alumni status with, or earned academic credit at Florida State University or FSU College of Law (or, to FSU's knowledge, any other institution), (b) will not be recorded on a Florida State University or FSU College of Law transcript, and (c) does not guarantee or suggest that a participant will be admitted to Florida State University, FSU College of Law, or to any other university or institution.

Refunds will only be granted in the event the learner requests a refund, in writing via email to within three (3) business days from the date of registration, or prior to accessing the course, whichever occurs first.  Date of registration will be determined by confirmation of payment.  No refund will be granted in the event the learner accessed a course in any manner.  A processing fee of 2.75% will be deducted from any refund distributed.  Please allow up to 30 days for the processing of all refunds. Once lessons have begun, payment is non-refundable.  The Stoops Center does not give refunds to learners who do not or cannot finish the course or certification for which they have registered.  In the case of a no-show, no refund will be granted.  Emergency cases will be judged on a case-by-case basis.