Texas Mutual Insurance Co. reports that a Travis County district court has sentenced Thomas Mikulenka of League City, Texas, on workers’ compensation fraud-related charges.
The court sentenced Mikulenka to three years’ deferred adjudication and 100 hours of community service. Mikulenka was also ordered to pay $7,221 in restitution to Texas Mutual.
Mikulenka reported a job-related injury while working as an electrician for IGC Construction Inc. in Houston. 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 Mikulenka was working as a laborer while receiving income benefits.
Source: Texas Mutual Insurance Co.
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