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File #: 19-1367    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 9/6/2019 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 10/8/2019 Final action: 10/8/2019
Title: District Attorney recommending the Board consider the following: 1) Adopt and authorize the Chair to sign Resolution 163-2019 authorizing the District Attorney to execute a Grant Award Agreement with the California Department of Insurance for the Automobile Insurance Fraud Program for Fiscal Year 2019-2020 in the amount of $220,333 including any extensions or amendments thereto which would not increase net county costs; and 2) Adopt and authorize the Chair to sign Resolution 164-2019 authorizing the District Attorney to execute a Grant Award Agreement with the California Department of Insurance for the Workers' Compensation Insurance Fraud Program for Fiscal Year 2019-2020 in the amount of $408,465 including any extensions or amendments thereof which would not increase net county cost. FUNDING: California Department of Insurance.
Attachments: 1. A - Auto Blue Route (Executed)_19.1367, 2. B - Auto Fraud 19-20 Grant Award Agreement_19.1367, 3. C - Auto Fraud Resolution (not-executed)_19.1367, 4. D - WC Blue Route (Executed)_19.1367, 5. E - Workers' Comp 19-20 Grant Award Agreement_19.1367, 6. F - Workers' Comp Resolution (not-executed)_19.1367, 7. Executed Resolution 163-2019, 8. Executed Resolution 164-2019
Related files: 18-1189, 20-0340, 22-2132, 20-1331
Title
District Attorney recommending the Board consider the following:
1) Adopt and authorize the Chair to sign Resolution 163-2019 authorizing the District Attorney to execute a Grant Award Agreement with the California Department of Insurance for the Automobile Insurance Fraud Program for Fiscal Year 2019-2020 in the amount of $220,333 including any extensions or amendments thereto which would not increase net county costs; and
2) Adopt and authorize the Chair to sign Resolution 164-2019 authorizing the District Attorney to execute a Grant Award Agreement with the California Department of Insurance for the Workers' Compensation Insurance Fraud Program for Fiscal Year 2019-2020 in the amount of $408,465 including any extensions or amendments thereof which would not increase net county cost.

FUNDING: California Department of Insurance.
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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND
The District Attorney's Office has received the Automobile Insurance Fraud and Workers' Compensation Insurance Fraud grants since Fiscal Year 2004-05. El Dorado County has been commended by the California Department of Insurance for program operation and compliance. It is through the dedicated commitments of prosecutors and investigators that fraud prevention, investigation, and prosecution has been so successful over the last few years.

Automobile Insurance Fraud Grant
The District Attorney's Office actively investigates and prosecutes both auto theft and insurance fraud and continually seeks to expand their fraud unit to initiate and prosecute additional cases. In addition, the District Attorney's Office seeks new ways to educate the community and law enforcement agencies on automobile insurance fraud and resources available to assist victims. The District Attorney's Office also allows citizens of El Dorado County access to the office for protection of their rights, as well as a forum to report situations of potentially illegal conduct. As a result, the automobile insurance fraud program has...

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