Utica man who staged crash for insura...

Utica man who staged crash for insurance benefits sent to federal prison, must pay $1.4 million

There are 135 comments on the The Post-Standard story from Feb 4, 2013, titled Utica man who staged crash for insurance benefits sent to federal prison, must pay $1.4 million. In it, The Post-Standard reports that:

A Utica man who staged a 2006 car crash to collect insurance will spend 2 1/2 years in federal prison and be forced to pay more than $1.4 million.

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just ssying

Utica, NY

#68 Feb 7, 2013
frankcor wrote:
Wouldn't it be easier to just get a job?
Makes sense but at 66 where you gonna make that kind of money around here. He lived his life and needed some security. Can't blame him there for wanting to take care of his family. Doesn't make it right but does it make it right for politicians to destroy our area and limit financial opportunities?
hank hill

New York, NY

#69 Feb 7, 2013
just ssying wrote:
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Makes sense but at 66 where you gonna make that kind of money around here. He lived his life and needed some security. Can't blame him there for wanting to take care of his family. Doesn't make it right but does it make it right for politicians to destroy our area and limit financial opportunities?
maybe he shoulda gotten into politics and he could have gotten away with alot more money and no jail time.
curious

Utica, NY

#70 Feb 7, 2013
hank hill wrote:
<quoted text>maybe he shoulda gotten into politics and he could have gotten away with alot more money and no jail time.
Ain't that the truth!
hank hill

New York, NY

#71 Feb 7, 2013
curious wrote:
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Ain't that the truth!
the only work he would have had to do was bullshit enough ppl to vote for him, then sit back and fill his pockets for the next few years and collect a big check for doing nothing when he loses the election. I'm considering a 2 year stint just for the fat check and free medical for life for doing nothing at all. I think we all should!
Sleuth

Philadelphia, PA

#72 Feb 7, 2013
Who was the insurance company's attorney? Why would he/she agree to such a large settlement?
tom

Hartford, CT

#73 Feb 7, 2013
yea when you screw an insurance corporation its a big federal crime but when they screw YOU its a bail out with taxpayer money and big raises for their CEOs. Screw them because they set the laws with their lobbyist in washington where your congressmen and senators are in their pockets.Laws are written for their benefit and the public paid police are there to enforce these laws might as well say they work for the insurance company and are paid with public funds.They investigate insurance accidents.claims of losses and thefts and write tickets to raise rates
hank hill

Chicago, IL

#74 Feb 7, 2013
tom wrote:
yea when you screw an insurance corporation its a big federal crime but when they screw YOU its a bail out with taxpayer money and big raises for their CEOs. Screw them because they set the laws with their lobbyist in washington where your congressmen and senators are in their pockets.Laws are written for their benefit and the public paid police are there to enforce these laws might as well say they work for the insurance company and are paid with public funds.They investigate insurance accidents.claims of losses and thefts and write tickets to raise rates
agreed!
Yea Robbie

Whitesboro, NY

#75 Feb 7, 2013
What about nick labella isn't he joes partner in real estate what's going on
curious

Utica, NY

#76 Feb 7, 2013
Yea Robbie wrote:
What about nick labella isn't he joes partner in real estate what's going on
Which joe
Blue Alert

United States

#77 Feb 7, 2013
frankcor wrote:
Wouldn't it be easier to just get a job?
There's not that many choices or options up there.
Wrong

Philadelphia, PA

#78 Feb 7, 2013
There are plenty of jobs, you have to be smart. It's competitive that's all.
Hood Tales

Whitesboro, NY

#79 Feb 8, 2013
Another dishonest lazy azz Italian. Shouldve known.
What

Ithaca, NY

#81 Feb 8, 2013
Joe Dellerba now in oneida county jail, I wonder if he was moved from syracuse to be available to testify.....
No one cares

Buffalo, NY

#82 Feb 8, 2013
Send them all to prison. Set an example around here
Concerned

Clinton, NY

#83 Feb 8, 2013
I heard He worked for a while for the city school district security department
city of utica

East Syracuse, NY

#84 Feb 9, 2013
Concerned wrote:
I heard He worked for a while for the city school district security department
yes he did his good friend is head of security,syro,which he has many skeltons in the closet.
Pity them

United States

#85 Feb 9, 2013
Skeltons! I love it!
Waiter

Philadelphia, PA

#86 Feb 9, 2013
Pity them wrote:
Skeltons! I love it!
Just bones from all the dinners he never paid for.
ut

Utica, NY

#87 Feb 9, 2013
Syro?? Another story. Wasn't he Louie B's driver/bodyguard??? Lol. His son pretends to be a guido, which is hysterical, his last name ends in SKI
Anonymous

United States

#88 Feb 9, 2013
ut wrote:
Syro?? Another story. Wasn't he Louie B's driver/bodyguard??? Lol. His son pretends to be a guido, which is hysterical, his last name ends in SKI
duhhh. Guidoski lol

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