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Crime / Attack On America / Insurance Scam #653647

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 28, 2001
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(New York: Anne Thompson) The arrest of Georgia couple Charles and Cynthia Gavett on insurance fraud charges for claiming Cynthia had died during the September 11 attack on America featured; details given of their scheme. [Georgia insurance commissioner John OXENDINE - accuses the couple of insensitivity and greed; says the couple used their daughter as a pawn.] [Resident Jean LeFORT - says the couple's act was "horrible".] [Pike County, Georgia, Sheriff Jimmy THOMAS - says someone in town would have heard if Cynthia Gavett had died.] [National Insurance Crime Bureau Robert BRYANT - says many fraudulent claims are made after major tragedies.]

Reporter(s):
Brokaw, Tom;
Thompson, Anne
Duration:
00:02:20

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