BEACON – A Fishkill woman was arrested Thursday as a result of an insurance fraud investigation, according to police.
State police Bureau of Criminal Investigation from the Wappinger
barracks arrested Town of Fishkill resident Raquel Estrada-Moschetto,
51, for third-degree grand larceny, third degree insurance fraud, and
second-degree forged instrument, all class D felonies.
came after an investigation that revealed that from December of 2014
to May of 2015, Estrada-Moschetto fraudulently cashed numerous insurance
checks made payable to a deceased person by forging signatures of the
deceased person, according to police. The checks had a total value of
Estrada-Moschetto was arraigned at the City of Beacon Court and was remanded to the Dutchess County Jail in lieu of $20,000 cash or $40,000 bond. Her next court appearance is scheduled for Sept 16.
State police were assisted by the New York State Department of Financial Services Criminal Investigations Unit.