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True Religion Jeans Subcontractors Underreported $78M in Payroll

Sung Hyun Kim and her sister Caroline Choi, CEOs of sewing companies that were subcontracted by True Religion Brand Jeans were arrested this week along with their CPA, Jae Kim, on 18 felony counts of workers’ compensation insurance fraud totaling …

Washington Contractor Ordered to Pay $1M in Workers’ Comp Premiums, Fines

A former drywall contractor in Walla Walla, Wash., must pay more than $1 million in delinquent workers’ compensation premiums and penalties. The Washington State Board of Industrial Insurance Appeals recently held Shawn A. Campbell and his spouse personally liable for …

Ex-West Virginia Workers’ Comp Auditor Sentenced

A former workers’ compensation auditor has been sentenced to six years in federal prison for taking bribes in exchange for allowing coal company contractors to underreport their payroll. The Charleston Gazette reports Arville Sargent was sentenced Friday in federal court …

Three Sentenced in West Virginia Workers’ Comp Fraud Scheme

A West Virginia man and two Kentucky residents have been sentenced for their roles in a workers compensation scheme. The Charleston Gazette reports that Jerome Edward Russell of Williamson, Frelin R. Workman of Belfry, Ky. and his son, Randy Workman …

Tennessee Business Owner Indicted for Alleged Workers’ Comp Fraud

Tennessee authorities announced recently that a Memphis business owner had been indicted for alleged workers’ compensation fraud. The state grand jury for Shelby County indicted Richard Nobles for four counts of workers’ compensation fraud over $60,000 (a class B felony). …