June 26, 2014: 26 year old Imani Blango has been charged with Insurance Fraud, Criminal Conspiracy, Forger, Tampering with Records, Securing Execution of Documents by Deception and Unsworn Falsification. The Philadelphia Insurance Fraud Unit (IFU) detectives began to investigate Imani Blango during the course of an ongoing investigation. Detectives learned that Blango had registered a 2004 Pontiac Grand Prix with a fraudulent Sentinel Insurance Company financial responsibility identification card. Detectives contacted a representative from The Hartford Insurance Company, of whom Sentinel Insurance is a subsidiary, and learned that the policy used to register the vehicle was fraudulent. Blango was arrested for Insurance Fraud, Criminal Conspiracy, Forgery, Tampering with Records, Securing Execution of Documents by Deception and Unsworn Falsification on June 26, 2014. Blango is next listed for a preliminary hearing in Philadelphia Municipal Court on September 8, 2014.
ADA Dawn Farrell and Detective Patrick Gleason of IFU are specially assigned to this case.