Sheldon Woman Charged With Insurance Fraud

Sheldon, Iowa — A Sheldon woman has been arrested on a felony fraud charge after she allegedly lied to an insurance company.

According to a criminal complaint filed with the O’Brien County Clerk of Court’s Office by a Special Investigator with the Iowa Insurance Division, 32-year-old Meranda Miller of Sheldon is accused of insurance fraud. She was arrested on Tuesday, January 24th and was released from jail shortly thereafter.

The complaint alleges that Miller, with intent to defraud her insurer, knowingly made false statements in regard to existing auto insurance coverage, with the intent to receive insurance benefits to which she was not entitled.

Miller was charged with Insurance Fraud – Presenting False Information, a class D felony. If convicted, Miller could face up to five years in prison.

She has a court date on February 7th.


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