A recent press release from Miami-Dade Inspector General Mary T. Cagle reported that the OIG investigation into insurance company Sabal Insurance Group had found over $400,000 in over-billing to Miami-Dade’s airport and Quality Aircraft Services Inc. The insurance company and president, Ian Norris, were charged with five counts of grand theft after inflating prices for workers compensation and general liability insurance.
The investigation was launched thanks to a whistle-blower who came forward and outlined the scheme. According to the warrant, Norris “deliberately miscalculated revenue and data to inflate the costs of insurance needed to cover employees.” The airport is constantly at risk for corruption and the Aviation Department is working hard to ensure all crimes are prosecuted.
Read more at The Miami Herald