If I have proof of insurance fraud can I get charged for not reporting it?

Question Details: About five years ago, a person I know claimed insurance for an item that he didn't own. I have proof that he didn't own the item, will I be charged for not reporting it?

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No, if you just knew about the fraud but did not help with it, you have not committed a crime. If the person you know is ever charged and you are going to be interviewed by the Police (or anyone else) about it, you do not have to agree to participate in the interview - you can ask for an opportunity to get legal advice first.

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