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Massachusetts Cleaning Company Owner Sentenced for $74K Insurance Fraud

The owner of a Malden, Mass.-based cleaning company pleaded guilty and was sentenced to jail in connection with an insurance fraud scheme that involved worker misclassification, Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey announced. Marcello Pompa, age 41, of Saugus, Mass., pleaded …

Suspects in Illegal Toxic Dumping Scheme in Connecticut Plead Not Guilty

The former superintendent of public works in a Connecticut town and the head of a local construction company have pleaded not guilty in connection with an alleged scheme to dump contaminated waste on town property. The Connecticut Post reports that …

Massachusetts Man Indicted for $45K Insurance Fraud Scheme

A Salem, Mass., man was indicted in connection with a scheme to set up a shell company to fraudulently collect benefits under a long-term care insurance policy, Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey announced. Benjamin Johnson, 47, was indicted by a …

Massachusetts Man Indicted in Connection with $110K Workers’ Comp Fraud Scheme

A Worcester, Mass., man who operated a temporary employment agency was indicted in connection with a scheme to evade more than $110,000 in workers’ compensation premiums, according to a press release issued by Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey’s office. Sovane …

Connecticut Worker Charged with Workers’ Compensation Fraud, Larceny

A Connecticut Department of Developmental Services (DDS) employee was has been arrested and charged with fraudulently collecting more than $4,000 in workers’ compensation benefits. Elizabeth Torres, age 58, of Oakville, Conn., was arrested by inspectors from the Workers’ Compensation Fraud …

Massachusetts Insurance Agency CEO Charged in $270K Insurance Fraud Scheme

The president and CEO of a Taunton, Mass., insurance agency has been indicted in connection with an alleged embezzlement scheme that left client companies uninsured. David Pietro of Sandwich, Mass., and his company, DGP Miles Insurance Agency of Taunton, were …

Unlicensed Contractor Sentenced to Prison for Fraud in Massachusetts

An unlicensed home improvement contractor whose false promises left an elderly Massachusetts woman’s home in ruins and others temporarily homeless is heading to prison. The Salem News reports that 49-year-old Jaime Ford was sentenced to two years in prison Thursday …

Unlicensed Massachusetts Contractor Pleads Guilty to Dozens of Charges

An unlicensed home improvement contractor who left an elderly woman’s home in ruins has pleaded guilty. The Salem News reports that 49-year-old Jaime Ford’s guilty pleas Monday to 42 charges including larceny, forgery, insurance fraud, and being a common and …

Massachusetts Man Sentenced for Stealing $1.5M from Employer

The former controller for a Milford, Mass.-based developer has been sentenced to up to three years in prison for stealing nearly $1.5 million from the company. Sixty-one-year-old Michael Lussier was sentenced Monday after previously pleading guilty to two counts of …

Owners of a Massachusetts Company Charged in Workers’ Comp Fraud Scheme

The owners of Caron Contracting, a Fall River, Mass., based contracting company, have been indicted on charges of workers’ compensation fraud over failure to disclose the true nature of their company’s work, Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey announced in a …