Woman charged in fake auto insurance policy scheme

Woman charged in fake auto insurance policy scheme

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DETROIT (AP) - A 40-year-old woman has been arrested in the sale of more than 300 bogus auto insurance policies to Detroit-area drivers.

The Wayne County sheriff's office says Timmica Morton was arraigned this week on charges that she used a computer to commit a crime, possession and sale of stolen or counterfeit insurance certificates, and fraud involving insurance.

Authorities say she used Wayne State University computers to get access to car insurance policy applications and create false banking information. Morton works in Wayne State's environmental health department.

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