Officials: Snellville woman wanted for insurance fraud, identity theft

Nikishia Young (Office of the Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner)

Georgia officers are searching for a Gwinnett County woman wanted for insurance fraud and other charges.

The Office of Georiga's Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner said a warrant has been issued for the arrest of 49-year-old Nikishia Young.

According to officials, Young had an insurance policy with Liberty Mutual Insurance and then opened another policy under a stolen identity with Progressive Insurance.

With the two policies, officials allege that Young tried to claim $8,100 in fake damage using three fraudulent Home Depot receipts. 

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Young is charged with two counts of insurance fraud, one count of identity fraud, and three counts of first-degree forgery.

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