Florida insurance investigator Bill Griffin, led investigator of the state’s billion-dollar insurance fraud investigation into Palm Beach County’s drug treatment industry, has been forced out of his job by his supervisors.
In April, he says, his boss at the state Division of Insurance Fraud suddenly stripped him of his cases and removed him from the federal task force, without reason or explanation, so he quit.
According to Griffin:
“This thing is actually affecting tens of thousands of young people who are in recovery and their families, plus it’s a billion dollars’ worth of false insurance claims,” he said. “It would not be hard to articulate this affecting hundreds of thousands of people.”
He said the bad operators are affecting everyone — and killing people.
“This case, they’re crippling society. They’re making insurance premiums go up,” he said. “God almighty, they’re dying.”
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