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Frances Hall facing prison time for insurance fraud

Frances Hall initially gained nationwide consideration after being convicted of killing her husband.

SAN ANTONIO — Frances Hall, the co-owner of the Bill Hall Jr. Trucking company, turned herself in to authorities in Bexar County after having an impressive warrant for fraud out of Travis County since June 30. 

Investigators with the Texas Department of Insurance, Division of Workers’ Compensation found that within the years between 2009 and 2016, Hall reportedly filed false payroll data to the Texas Mutual Insurance Company and hid payroll studies to be able to get decrease insurance premiums, the DWC mentioned. 

All in all, officers say the scheme allowed the company and house owners of the company to keep away from over $9 million in insurance premium funds. 

“The Texas workers’ compensation system is funded through premiums that employers pay,” says Travis County prosecutor Jessica Bergeman. “The system relies on the integrity of all who participate to ensure that workers’ compensation is viable and able to protect injured workers.”

Hall initially grabbed nationwide consideration in 2013 after being discovered responsible of killing her husband, Bill Hall Jr., when she chased after him on a rural stretch of 1604, then hit him along with her SUV. 

She additionally injured his mistress. In truth, on the time of the deadly crash, Hall was chasing the mistress, Bonnie Contreras. 

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She was later launched from prison in 2016 after serving a brief sentence. 

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If Hall is convicted of insurance fraud, she may resist life in prison and a $10,000 positive, DWC mentioned.

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