March 6, 2003
Sean Caine, 410-576-6357
STATE EMPLOYEE SENTENCED FOR
FELONY INSURANCE FRAUD
General J. Joseph Curran, Jr., announced today that Jonathan Mosley,
38, of Baltimore City, was sentenced by Baltimore County Circuit
Court Judge Vicki Ballou-Watts on four counts of felony insurance
fraud. Judge Ballou-Watts sentenced Mosley to five years in jail,
suspending that sentence in favor of 18 months of supervised probation.
He was also ordered to perform 112 hours of community service. Mosley
had been charged with submitting false and misleading statements
and documentation to Farmers New Century Insurance Company
in support of a personal injury insurance claim while he was employed
with the Department of Juvenile Justice as an Addiction Counselor.
trial, evidence had been presented that, between the dates of November
27, 2000 and February 23, 2001, Jonathan Mosley submitted various
fraudulent documents in support of an insurance claim for lost wages
incurred after he was involved in an automobile accident in May
2000. The false submissions included a fraudulent letter and other
documents, purportedly from the Department of Juvenile Justice,
mis-classifying his position, misrepresenting his salary and falsely
indicating that he missed three months of work immediately after
his accident. Mosley also created and submitted fraudulent tax forms
to support a lost wage claim concerning a private business he owned.
The convictions followed a joint investigation conducted by the
Insurance Fraud Division of the Maryland Insurance Administration
and the Office of the Attorney General.