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Monticello man arrested for insurance fraud

February 6, 2012

The State Police at Liberty announce the arrest of Gene Baggatta, age 46, of Monticello, NY, for the felony charge of Insurance fraud in the third degree and the felony charge of Falsifying business records in the first degree.

The State Police in conjunction with the State of New York Insurance Department, Frauds Bureau, conducted an investigation involving a false claim. The investigation revealed that Baggatta made an insurance claim with a value greater than $3,000.00. Baggatta falsified information in the claim. The fraud was detected prior to any pay out being made by the insurance company.

Baggatta was arraigned in the Town of Rockland before the Honorable Judge Gibson and committed to the Sullivan County Jail without bail to reappear on February 16, 2012 at 2:00 PM.