Cheryl D

Tenacious and Innovative Fraud Investigator


Claims Investigator


Rancho Cucamonga, CA

Education Level:

High School/GED

Will Relocate:



Highly motivated, mature, self starter, independent thinker and excellent writtin/oral communication skills.


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(Confidential) (Confidential) 9/2000 - Present
Los Angeles Police Department (Confidential) 8/1980 - 8/2000



St. Michael's High Gen Ed 1976 High School/GED Degree



September 2000 - Present Licensed Private Investigator No 22082 Owner/Qualified Manager Occupation: Insurance Fraud Investigator – NICTA Certified in 18 Categories As an Owner/Qualified Manager of an Insurance Fraud Investigation company, I routinely work in a fluid environment conducting covert investigations of United States Postal Inspection Service employees suspected of worker’s compensation fraud. I have consistently demonstrated initiative, tenacity, creativity and the ability to make independent decisions as an investigator. Obtained video taped evidence and provided concise, detailed reports. I am competent in worker’ compensation fraud, casualty fraud, general liability fraud, AOE/COE and Sub-Rosa investigations. I have requisite recording equipment and insured surveillance vehicle. I am presently seeking vendor or Independent Contractor opportunities for my company. August 1980 - August 2000 Los Angeles Police Department – 150 N. Los Angeles Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012 Reason for leaving: Retired on service pension Duties: As a law enforcement officer for twenty years I conducted preliminary and follow-up investigations of criminal activity, obtained evidence, secured and examined crime and accident scenes, conducted audits regarding crime trends, located and interviewed victims, witnesses and alleged suspects involved in a myriad of criminal investigations as a police officer and police sergeant. I completed detailed written reports documenting said investigations for criminal prosecution and testified in court. As a supervisor, I provided training and evaluated the field operations of subordinate police officers. I investigated noted deficiencies in officers’ field performance and recommended appropriate disciplinary action to Command Staff. As Assistant Watch Commander I assisted the Watch Commander in, supervising the police officers assigned to my Watch (shift) as well as responded to the needs of the other field supervisors. As such I reviewed reports, responded to citizen complaints and monitored officers’ field operations to ensure adherence to Department Policy. Completed administrative reports for Command Staff. I also investigated allegations of police misconduct which were sensitive and confidential in nature and involved possible criminal complaints as well as violations of Department policy. I documented my investigations which included recommendations for disciplinary action i.e. suspensions, terminations. I was the Officer-In-Charge (OIC) of the vice unit wherein I investigated criminal complaints involving vice related activities; prostitution, Alcohol-Beverage Control (ABC) violations, gambling complaints etc. As the OIC, I was also responsible for overseeing the daily operations of the unit/officers, training, and evaluating subordinates and completing administrative audits. Prior to retiring, I also investigated criminal complaints of larceny, burglary, and a myriad of crimes against person. I prepared detailed follow-up investigative reports which were subsequently submitted to the District and City attorneys’ office for misdemeanor and felony filing consideration.

Companies I like:

Cambridge, Unum Provident, Broadspire etc.Any insurance company concerned with fraud abuses by claimants


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Solely responsible for implementing, scheduling and strategically targeting those believed to be involved in insurance fraud. My efforts ultimate have led to the cessation of benefits by suspect claimants which resulted in millions of dollars of cost savings.