Mechanic Sentenced for Fraud Against Texas Mutual

March 26, 2009

Texas Mutual Insurance Company reported that a Travis County district court sentenced David John Beatty of Flower Mound, Texas, on workers’ compensation fraud-related charges.

The court sentenced Beatty to five years’ probation and 100 hours of community service. It also ordered him to repay $5,074 to Texas Mutual.

Beatty reported a job-related injury while working as a mechanic for Crash Rescue Equipment Service of Dallas, according to the insurer. He claimed he was unable to work as a result of the injury, and Texas Mutual began paying him income benefits.

Meanwhile, Texas Mutual investigators uncovered evidence that Beatty was working in a warehouse for another company while receiving income benefits, the company said.

Source: Texas Mutual Insurance Company,

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