Texas Grocery Worker Sentenced for Work Comp Fraud

May 3, 2010

Texas Mutual Insurance Company has reported that a Travis County district court sentenced Michael Mora of Brownsville, Texas, on workers’ compensation fraud-related charges.

The court sentenced Mora to 10 days in jail, three years’ probation and 100 hours of community service. Mora was also ordered to repay $3,533 in benefits to Texas Mutual.

Mora reported a job-related injury while working as a stocker/checker for Richann LTD, a grocery store in McAllen, Texas. He claimed he was unable to work as a result of the injury, and Texas Mutual began paying income benefits to him.

Meanwhile, Texas Mutual uncovered evidence that Mora was working as a restaurant crew member while receiving income benefits.

Texas Mutual Insurance Company

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