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Old 12-09-2015, 08:04 PM   #1
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Man Arrested for Lying About Wrecking Car at Track Event

A Lakewood, CA man crashed his BMW M3 at the racetrack but told his insurance company the accident happened in the local mountains. His insurance company paid out $64,860.

He was arrested last week and charged with two felonies; insurance fraud and grand theft of personal property.

Lakewood man suspected of crashing car on racetrack, then lying to insurer

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Old 12-09-2015, 08:35 PM   #2
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He kind of looks like the Mr Jonathan Landa guy.
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Old 12-09-2015, 10:40 PM   #3
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I love the fact that he worked that the BMW dealer. Jerk.
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Hey probably posted pictures on Facebook of his best lap time, and then did not understand how he was caught.
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Old 12-10-2015, 07:41 AM   #6
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He ruined his life. Good luck ever getting a good job again.

People like this drive everyone's insurance costs up.
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I've never asked my ins agent about DEs. Hear diff stories whether they would or wouldn't cover DEs (I have State Farm). The first yr I crossed my fingers and tooks my chances. Then the first DE the next yr, someone slid off the track and pancaked the side of his 3 yr old CS. In the 2+ yrs since, I've seen 3 other cars wrecked at DEs. After seeing the results of that first wreck, I decided to do track w/e ins with Locton. It adds around $250 to the cost of the w/e, but it gives me peace of mind.

Lot of things happen out there.

Not sure how I feel about the prospective felon. A bit sorry but he had his fun and didn't consider the risk he was taking. Now he has to pay the piper (in a big way) and it will be a massive stain on his life. I work for an ins company (hint: Wild Kingdom), they take fraud very seriously.
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Old 12-10-2015, 04:03 PM   #8
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Dumb dumb dumb. I would bet he is a decent guy without a prior arrest record that made a very bad decision. With any luck all the publicity will dissuade someone else from making the same bad decision.

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