Woman gets 3 years for “slip and fall” scam

September 11, 2012 in News, Statewide News, Top Stories

A Southaven woman is going to jail for three years for faking a “slip and fall” accident at a local business in order to collect insurance money.

Tracey Leigh Davidson, 36, of Southaven pleaded guilty to the insurance fraud charges on Sept. 5, after an investigation by the attorney general’s office showed that she received a $3,440 payment from Nationwide Insurance Company by fraudulent means.

Woman arrested, accused of faking slip-and-fall

August 20, 2012 in News, Statewide News, Top Stories

A Southaven woman has been arrested for fraud and charged as a habitual offender. Authorities have accused her of faking a fall at the Ramada Inn in Horn Lake to collect insurance money.

A news release from the Mississippi attorney general’s office says 36-year-old Tracey Leigh Davidson was indicted as a habitual offender for three prior convictions in Louisiana. If convicted of this charge, it would mean a mandatory maximum sentence of three years.