Ohio BWC Investigations Result in 15 Workers’ Comp Fraud Convictions in November

The Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) announced 15 individuals were convicted of or pleaded guilty to charges related to defrauding Ohio’s workers’ compensation system during November. The court actions are the result of investigations conducted by BWC’s special investigations department (SID). The department works to deter, detect, investigate and prosecute workers’ compensation fraud.

A sampling of the cases that resulted in a guilty plea or conviction during November follows.