New York State Offices of the Inspector General News

Rochester Woman Arraigned for Defrauding Workers’ Comp System of More Than $5K

A Rochester, N.Y., woman has been arraigned on charges that she defrauded the workers’ compensation system of more than $5,000 by endorsing and cashing wage reimbursement checks intended for her deceased grandmother. “This is an egregious case where an individual …

New York Department of Transportation Employee Arrested for Workers’ Comp Fraud

A New York State Department of Transportation employee has been arrested on charges that he defrauded the workers’ compensation system and stole more than $11,000 in insurance benefits to which he was not entitled. Joshua D. Newman, of North Road …

New York Contractors Arrested in Workers’ Compensation Fraud Scheme

Two New York state contractors were arrested on charges they filed fraudulent applications for a roofing project in Amsterdam, N.Y., as part of a workers’ compensation fraud scheme. Jose A. Sanchez, owner of Sanchez Partners Construction, was charged with offering …