Legal Lite – ‘Deerly’ Defrauded? 41 Charged in $5M Car-Accident Insurance Scam

By Pushor Mitchell LLP
Categories: Blog, Legal Lite

Forty-one suspects have been charged for their alleged involvement in an insurance scam involving fake car accidents and piles of dead deer.

Ronald Galati Sr., the owner of a Philadelphia auto-repair shop, is accused of being the ring leader in a scheme in which false insurance claims were filed for car-on-deer collisions. According to the New York Daily News, this fraud was worth at least $5 million.

So how were these dead deer used to make a buck? Deerly Defrauded