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Insurance claims examiner headed to prison

July 25, 2022

A former lead claims examiner for the Michigan Unemployment Insurance Agency (MUIA) is headed to prison for participating in a $1.5 million pandemic-related insurance scam.

Jermaine Rose has been sentenced to two years in federal prison for his part in the scam, according to Dawn N. Ison, US attorney for the Eastern District of Michigan.

Rose pleaded guilty in April to one count of conspiracy to commit wire fraud related to his participation in a wide-ranging scam designed to fraudulently provide his co-conspirators with pandemic unemployment insurance benefits.

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