US Wants Mental Exam For Accused $837M Insurance Scammer

Law360, New York (July 6, 2012, 6:31 PM EDT) -- Prosecutors in Florida federal court on Thursday asked a judge to order a mental competency exam for a former Mutual Benefits Corp. executive accused of running an $837 million insurance scam, a bid to put to rest defense complaints about his fitness for trial.

Federal prosecutors said lawyers for defendant Steven Steiner have raised issues about his mental health while seeking bail, but have not actually asked about for a mental health exam. A court-ordered mental health exam may allow several cases against Steiner — who...
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Case Information

Case Title

USA v. Steinger et al

Case Number



Florida Southern

Nature of Suit

Date Filed

December 23, 2008

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