Riverdale woman wanted for fraud, forgery

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ATLANTAInsurance and Safety Fire Commissioner John F. King announced today(May 20) that warrants have been issued for the arrest of Shontae Barber, 40, for one count of Insurance Fraud and one count of Forgery in the 1st Degree. Barber is wanted in connection with a Clayton County case.

“Our Criminal Investigations Division discovered that Ms. Barber initiated a disability claim for the amount of $656.86,” said King. “The accused submitted documents to American Health and Life Insurance Company claiming she was partially disabled due to a knee surgery. Upon investigation, it was discovered that the surgery never took place and Barber forged a physician assistant’s signature on the disability claim form.”

A Clayton County judg issued the arrest warrants on May 17, King said in a news release.

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