Christopher Tidball, Author

Christopher Tidball



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Fiction reflects fact in crime tale by Jacksonville author

Insurance fraud cases skyrocketed in Northeast Florida before new laws passed By Dana Treen Sun, Aug 16, 2015

A burned body is a van that was linked to the execution of a California woman who scammed car insurers were clues that led the FBI and Los Angeles insurance investigator to a Jacksonville warehouse full of heroin and assault weapons.

Swoop & Squat book on insurance fraud
The case, all fiction, is true only in that it’s creator is a Jacksonville author and former fraud investigator whose novel “Swoop & Squat” spotlights faked cars crashes and bogus injuries that in the real world cost millions to companies and consumers. 
The number of those cases skyrocketed in Northeast Florida in recent years before laws were passed to curb the crime. 
“It’s not a high-crime, it’s a high-reward crime,” said Christopher Tidball, whose novel is his first fiction work in a career that includes writing advice and informational books about insurance industry and fraud. READ ARTICLE
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