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Official: Driver in Motorcycle Wreck Should’ve Lost License

CONCORD, N.H. — The head of the Massachusetts motor vehicle division has resigned for failing to terminate the commercial driving license of man whose collision with a group of motorcyclists in New Hampshire left seven dead. Volodymyr Zhukovskyy, 23, on …

BWC Investigations Result in 9 Workers’ Comp Fraud Convictions in February

Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) Administrator/CEO Steve Buehrer today announced nine individuals were convicted of, or pleaded guilty to, charges related to defrauding Ohio’s workers’ compensation system in February. The court actions are the result of investigations conducted by …

Ohio BWC Investigations Result in 15 Workers’ Comp Fraud Convictions in November

The Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) announced 15 individuals were convicted of or pleaded guilty to charges related to defrauding Ohio’s workers’ compensation system during November. The court actions are the result of investigations conducted by BWC’s special investigations …

BWC Investigations Result in 13 Workers’ Comp Fraud Convictions in October

Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) investigations result in 13 worker’s compensation fraud convictions or guilty pleas in October. The cases bring total convictions in calendar year 2011 to 114. Below is a sampling of cases that resulted in a …

Texas Board Suggests Review of Arson Convictions

A Texas commission no longer allowed to investigate a case where death penalty opponents say a man may have been executed based on a faulty arson investigation recommended Friday that all cases involving people locked up on arson convictions be …

Ohio BWC Probes Result in 8 Workers’ Comp Fraud Convictions

Eight individuals were convicted of or pleaded guilty to charges related to defrauding Ohio’s workers’ compensation system during the month of August, announced the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC). Details on some of the investigations are listed below: Cecil …

Ohio BWC Reports 11 Workers’ Comp Fraud Convictions in June

11 individuals were convicted or pleaded guilty to charges related to defrauding Ohio’s workers’ compensation system during the month of June, reported the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC). BWC launched recently launched a special investigations Facebook page that can …

Connecticut Contractor Fraud Cases Led to 33 Convictions

Connecticut’s attorney general’s office and the Department of Consumer Protection say their investigations into criminal activity involving home improvement contractors has led to 33 convictions. Between Jan. 4 and June 6, contractors were convicted in 33 cases and placed in …