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File #: 21-1532    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 9/16/2021 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 10/19/2021 Final action: 10/19/2021
Title: District Attorney recommending the Board consider the following: 1) Adopt and authorize the Chair to sign Resolution 130-2021 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 2021-2022 in the amount of $198,464 including any extensions or amendments thereafter which would not increase net county costs; 2) Adopt and authorize the Chair to sign Resolution 131-2021 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 2021-2022 in the amount of $437,474 including any extensions or amendments thereafter which would not increase net county cost; and 3) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign Fiscal Year 2021-2022 budget transfer increasing appropriations and revenue in both the Workers’ Compensation Fraud Special Revenue Fund and the District ...
Attachments: 1. A - CDI Auto Fraud Approved Blue Route, 2. B - CDI Auto Fraud Grant Award, 3. C - CDI Auto Fraud Resolution, 4. D - CDI WC Fraud Blue Route, 5. E - CDI Workers Comp Award, 6. F - CDI Workers Comp Fraud Resolution, 7. G - CDI Budget Transfer, 8. Executed Resolution 130-2021, 9. Executed Resolution 131-2021, 10. Executed Budget Transfer
Related files: 20-1331, 22-0167
Title
District Attorney recommending the Board consider the following:
1) Adopt and authorize the Chair to sign Resolution 130-2021 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 2021-2022 in the amount of $198,464 including any extensions or amendments thereafter which would not increase net county costs;
2) Adopt and authorize the Chair to sign Resolution 131-2021 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 2021-2022 in the amount of $437,474 including any extensions or amendments thereafter which would not increase net county cost; and
3) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign Fiscal Year 2021-2022 budget transfer increasing appropriations and revenue in both the Workers’ Compensation Fraud Special Revenue Fund and the District Attorney’s Office; and decreasing appropriations and revenue in the Automobile Fraud Special Revenue Fund and the District Attorney’s Office. (4/5 vote required)

FUNDING: Worker's Compensation and Automobile Fraud Grants.
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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 t...

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