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Two So. Cal. Men Accused of $20 Million Work Comp Kickback Scheme

A pair of California men have been charged with multiple felonies in an alleged $20 million workers’ compensation kickback scheme. Bradley Dean Groscost, 59, of Westminster, and Felix Koltsov, 57, of Beverly Hills, surrendered last week to the Orange County …

CRU Group, HomeCare Connect and ATF Medical Announce Appointments

CRU Group Appoints VP for Southeast Region CRU Group Adjusting Services, a Toronto-based independent adjusting firm with offices in the U.S. and Canada, has appointed Tim Lalaian as vice president for its Southeast Region. Lalaian is responsible for CRU Group’s …

Attorney Turned Criminal Apologizes to Insurers for Giant Workers’ Comp Fraud

Sean Enrique O’Keefe said he started out as a “humanistic attorney,” but he became a mercenary and then a criminal who netted $700,000 a year by sending San Diego workers’ compensation claimants to dirty medical providers. O’Keefe on Wednesday morning …

NICB Reports 4.5 Percent Rise in 2011 Questionable Claims

There was a 4.5 percent increase in questionable claims (QC) this year compared with 2010, according to the The National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) report released today. The report noted a 18.3 percent increase when compared with the first half …