🔷 NJ man faces insurance fraud

🔷 Bought commercial vehicle policy

🔷 Premium would be $230K more if honest, cops say


Lying about the New Jersey address for a truck garage saved a businessman six figures, according to law enforcement — until he got arrested for insurance fraud.

Rajinder Randhawa paid for an insurance policy covering eight trucks used by a fuel delivery company.

The 36-year-old Randhawa lives in Warren Township, on a road where the average home is worth over $1.5 million,

Bridgewater to Linden (Google Maps)
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Randhawa listed the trucks as being kept in Bridgewater last year when in reality they were garaged in Linden, Somerset County Prosecutor John McDonald said.

After a tip from the state Attorney General’s Office, the prosecutor’s office Special Investigations Unit looked into the alleged fraud.

Trucks parked, SCPO seal
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Putting down the address in Somerset County over the one in Union County saved Randhawa big time on his premium — more than $231,000 over a six-month span.

On May 9, Randhawa was arrested and charged with third-degree insurance fraud.

He was released pending a court date.

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