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Three Union Co. residents charged in insurance fraud scheme

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RALEIGH, NC (WBTV) -

Three people have been arrested in an alleged insurance fraud scheme involving a staged auto accident in Mecklenburg County.

The announcement was made on Thursday by the NC Department of Insurance.

Shane Coleman Glenn, 29, of Marshville, was charged with one count of insurance fraud. Glenn was arrested by the Union County Sheriff's Office on Jan. 7 and placed under $1,000 bond.

Wesley Allen Scarbrough, 30, of Monroe, was charged with one count of conspiracy to commit insurance fraud. Scarbrough was arrested by the Mecklenburg County Sheriff's Office on Jan. 14 and placed under a $5,000 bond.

Christina Marie Stegall, 30, of Marshville, was charged with one count of insurance fraud. Stegall was arrested by the Union County Sheriff's Office on Jan. 3 and placed under $15,000 bond.

Department of Insurance criminal investigators allege that the defendants conspired to defraud RepWest Insurance Company of several thousand dollars for injuries and property damage caused by a staged motor vehicle accident on Jan. 19, 2013 in Mecklenburg County.

The Department of Insurance employs 20 sworn state law enforcement officers dedicated to investigating and prosecuting claims of insurance and bail bonding fraud.

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