SMITH CENTER – (February 5, 2020) – A Smith Center woman has been convicted of insurance fraud and related charges, Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt said. Trisha A. Wiehl, 40, was found guilty today in Smith County District Court of one count of insurance fraud, four counts of theft, 35 counts of making false information, eight counts of insurance agent or broker failing to pay premium to company, six counts of forgery, and three counts of false impersonation. The case stemmed from an investigation by the Kansas Insurance Department and the attorney general’s Fraud and Abuse Litigation Division, which discovered that between May 2016 and August 2018, Wiehl committed numerous crimes related to her work as an insurance agent, including: ...
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Smith Center woman convicted of insurance fraud, related charges