Calif. Announces $32M in Grants to Fight Workers’ Comp Fraud

July 6, 2011

Nearly $32 million in grants will be given to district attorneys across California to investigate and prosecute workers’ compensation insurance fraud, announced insurance commissioner Dave Jones.

The grant funding is the result of assessments on California employers that are determined annually by the Fraud Assessment Commission.

The grants are subject to approval in the final state budget.

The commissioner’s funding recommendations include $1,400,000 to Alameda, $1,240,529 to Fresno, $5,700,000 to Los Angeles, and $3,500,000 to Orange County.

Source: California Department of Insurance

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