Claims adjuster allegedly crafted elaborate scheme using family and friends. 19 charged with embezzling from insurer.
The California Department of Insurance announced that Elizabeth Louise Brown, 48, of Canyon Country, a former claims adjuster with Explorer Insurance, was arrested April 7 and charged with multiple felonies, including insurance fraud and conspiracy for allegedly embezzling more than $276,000 from her employer. Another eight were also arrested and charged with fraud. Additional arrests are expected as the investigation continues.
According to Department of Insurance detectives, between January 2013 and September 2015, while employed by Explorer Insurance as a claims adjuster, Brown allegedly