insurance fraud http://kplu.org en Man files $20,000 insurance claim for dead cat ... but cat wasn't dead or real http://kplu.org/post/man-files-20000-insurance-claim-dead-cat-cat-wasnt-dead-or-real <p>OLYMPIA, Wash. &ndash; A Tacoma man is facing attempted theft and insurance fraud charges after filing a $20,000 claim for a fictitious dead cat, using pet photos he lifted off the internet, according to a press release from the Washington State Insurance Commission.</p><p>&ldquo;We&rsquo;ve handled some pretty unusual fraud cases, but this is one of the stranger ones,&rdquo; said Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler.</p><p> Thu, 05 Jul 2012 19:22:25 +0000 Jake Ellison 5512 at http://kplu.org Man files $20,000 insurance claim for dead cat ... but cat wasn't dead or real