3 years for N.J. man who stripped motorbike for insurance cash

TRENTON - A Middlesex County man who falsely claimed to insurance firms - twice - that thieves had stripped his motorcycle for parts will serve 3 years in state prison for that deception, authorities stated.

Lew Alicock, of Woodbridge, previously pleaded guilty to two counts of second-degree insurance fraud above the scheme. He was sentenced Tuesday by Superior Court Judge Michael Toto in Middlesex County.

Officials from your state Office in the Insurance coverage Fraud Prosecutor say Alicock, 32, filed a declare using the Pacific Specialty Insurance coverage Company in 2013, reporting that elements from his Yamaha motorbike had been stolen while the bike was parked outdoors his mother's house in Irvington
Instead, he had essentially taken them to a mechanic and paid to possess them eliminated, replacing the components 4 days soon after filing a $5,513 claim, which was paid out. Months later on, he attempted unsuccessfully to defraud yet another insurance firm with all the similar scam, authorities stated.

Under the terms of his sentence, Alicock continues to be ordered to pay full restitution towards the insurance enterprise.

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