Del. Man Charged in False Comp Claim Scam

October 25, 2004

Maryland Attorney General J. Joseph Curran, Jr., announced the filing of criminal theft and insurance fraud charges against Jeffrey Stevens of Rehoboth, Delaware.

In a two (2) count criminal indictment filed in the Circuit Court for Baltimore County, Stevens was charged with making a false workers’ compensation claim with Rockwood Casualty and stealing funds from that insurer in the amount of $29,365.77.

The charges allege that from June 1997 through January 2002, Stevens falsely obtained worker’s comp benefits from Rockwood in the amount of $29,365.77.

If convicted of theft, Stevens could be sentenced to serve 15 years in prison and fined $1,000. He also faces 15 years imprisonment and a $10,000 fine if convicted on the insurance fraud count.

The indictment follows a joint investigation conducted by the Insurance Fraud Division of the Maryland Insurance Administration, the Maryland State Police and the Office of the Attorney General.

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