workers’ compensation fraud News

Fraud News: Arson and Workers’ Comp Scam

North Carolina Family Charged With Insurance Fraud Officials have filed multiple charges against a North Carolina couple and their daughter in connection with two cases of arson at homes of people the wife knew. The N.C. State Bureau of Investigation …

Fraud News: Workers’ Comp Scam, Staged Burglary and Carjacking

Texas Healthcare Provider Sentenced for Workers’ Comp Fraud A Deer Park, Texas, healthcare worker has been sentenced for falsifying workers’ compensation claims. A Travis County District Court sentenced Enrique Colon to three years deferred adjudication and ordered him to pay …

Fraud News: Fake Theft Claim, Iowa Claims Rep and Texas Pharmacist Sentenced

Hawaii Man Accused of Making False insurance Claims Pleads Guilty A Honolulu police officer suspected of staging a home burglary has pleaded guilty to two charges related to the incident. Travis E. Copeland pleaded guilty to two counts of insurance …

Fraud News: Separate Scams Involving Chiropractor, Attorney and Farmer

N.J. Chiropractor Gets Prison Term for Medical Fraud Ring Role A chiropractor involved in a medical fraud ring that bilked nearly $4 million overall from several insurers is now headed to prison. John Langeraap received a three-year sentence Friday. The …

Fraud News: Faked Car Crash, Vacationing Doctor Claims He Saw Patients

Delaware Couple Arrested for $100,000 Insurance Fraud Diliana Legeros and Joseph Aubourg, of Milford, Delaware, were indicted by a Delaware Grand Jury on June 4th for insurance fraud, then arrested after turning themselves in to Capital Police on June 11th. …

Fraud News: Disaster Relief Scheme, Doctor Scams Workers’ Comp Insurers

Federal Prison for East Texas Family Members Guilty of Stealing Hurricane Relief Funds An East Texas couple and their adult daughter were each sentenced to federal prison recently for their roles in stealing federal funds that were intended to aid …

N.C. Ramps Up Workers’ Comp Fraud Investigations, Fines for No Coverage

North Carolina has stepped up its efforts to identify businesses not complying with state workers’ compensation laws which it says has resulted in a significant increase in fines collected compared to the same time frame last year, according to a …

Washington Fraud: Plumber’s Work Comp Scam, Woman’s Bogus Theft Claims

Wash. Plumber’s Workers’ Comp Scam Nets Him 45 Days in Detention An Auburn, Wash., plumber who lied about working while he was receiving disability payments has been sentenced to serve 45 days in detention. Bobby Eugene Stepp, 66, claimed he …

Workers’ Comp Fraud News: Payroll Scam, False Claim, Collecting Deceased’s Benefits

Texas Landscape Company Convicted of Workers’ Comp Fraud A Pflugerville, Texas, landscape company pleaded guilty March 21 to misrepresenting its payroll so it could pay less for workers’ compensation coverage. Jammers Groundscapes entered the plea in a Travis County District …

Fraud News: Lapsed Policy Scam, Faked Attack for Workers’ Comp, Arson

Idaho Man Sentenced for Insurance Fraud Attorney General Lawrence Wasden has announced an Ada County man was sentenced Friday, February 16, for one count of Insurance Fraud. Fourth District Judge Peter Barton sentenced 33-year-old Edward J. Castagno, of Boise, after …