Texas Man Convicted on Workers’ Compensation Fraud Charges

July 23, 2010

Texas Mutual Insurance Co. reported that a Travis County district court sentenced Bobby Phifer of Greenville, Texas, on workers’ compensation fraud-related charges. Phifer was sentenced to six months in jail.

Phifer reported a job-related injury while working as a laborer for JC2DC2 Enterprises of Austin. 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 Phifer was working as a general laborer for multiple staffing services while receiving income benefits.

Soruce: Texas Mutual Insurance Co.

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