workers’ compensation fraud News

Fraud News: Arson Scheme, Fraudulent Storm Claims, Fake COIs

California Man Sentenced to Six Years in Prison for Fraud in Connection with Arson Scheme U.S. District Judge Morrison C. England Jr. sentenced Brian J. Stone of Sacramento, Calif., to six years in prison and to pay over $243,000 in …

Feds: Doc Who Reviewed Thousands of Medical, Workers’ Comp Appeals is a Fraud

For years, Spyros Panos seemed like a successful orthopedic surgeon, seeing dozens of patients a day and bringing in millions of dollars in fees for his suburban New York medical group. In fact, he was inflating charges and billing for …

4 Tips to Successfully Use Social Media Discovery to Prove Insurance Fraud

Fraud steals $80 billion a year across all lines of insurance, according to the Coalition Against Insurance Fraud. The number of fraud cases has been rising over the last few years, primarily because of the increase of “soft” insurance fraud, …

Fraud News: Arson, Falsified Date of Loss, Workers’ Comp Premium Fraud

Georgia Woman Charged With Arson, Insurance Fraud A Georgia woman has been charged with first‚Äźdegree arson for allegedly setting fire to her home and one count of insurance fraud for submitting a fraudulent insurance claim, according to an announcement by …

Fraud News: Fake Claim and Crash Date, Workers’ Comp Double Dipping

Former Liberty Mutual Employee Charged With Filing Fake Claim for Ring Jessica Epler was charged in Spokane Superior Court with second-degree attempted theft and filing a false insurance claim for a diamond ring. The case was investigated by Washington Insurance …

3 Types of Workers’ Comp Insurance Fraud and How to Prevent Them

Workers’ compensation insurance is a safety net for employees who are injured on the job, as well as for their employers. It pays for lost wages, medical expenses and other expenses and benefits incurred by an injured worker. Sometimes, however, …

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 …