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5. Is there anything else you would like to add?
Questionnaire for Anti-Fraud Leaders/Managers
1. Some in Wisconsin do not believe enough frauds and swindles exist in Wisconsin to justify a state fraud bureau. Do you agree or disagree with his belief? Why or why not?
2. Do you believe Wisconsin residents can benefit from the existence of a state fraud bureau and if so how?
3. Do you believe charging and convicting more people for insurance fraud will result in reduced premiums? If not, should that matter?
4. Regarding states with state fraud bureaus, what do you believe was the single greatest challenge for their creation?
5. What other, if any, recommendations would you make regarding whether or not Wisconsin should create a state fraud bureau?
6. Is there anything else you would like to add?
Questionnaire for Insurance Fraud Experts
1. Wisconsin prosecutes/convicts fewer insurance fraudsters than most states in the United States. When compared with Iowa for instance, Wisconsin convicts half as many fraudsters per capita. Why do you think this is?
2. In your ______ years of insurance fraud investigation, how many cases of insurance fraud have you investigated?
3. How many of the cases you have investigated, do you believe actually contained some element of fraud?
4. Approximately how many of your cases have seen charged in court?
5. How do you explain the above numbers?
6. What do you believe sets Wisconsin apart from most other states that prosecute more cases of insurance fraud?
7. Is there anything else you would like to add?
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