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Florida Business Owner Accused of Stealing $1M in Workers’ Comp Scheme

Owner of a Fort Myers, Fla., staffing and payroll services firm was arrested in mid-July over the alleged theft of more than $1 million, according to a statement from Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater and the Department of Financial Services’ …

2 South Jersey Businesses Accused of Workers’ Comp Fraud Scheme

Authorities alleged that a recycling company in South Jersey conspired with an insurance agency to provide misleading information to a workers’ compensation carrier to obtain lower premiums on workers’ compensation insurance. New Jersey Acting Attorney General John J. Hoffman announced …

California Construction Company Owner Nabbed for Workers’ Comp Fraud

The owner of a Northern California construction firm was arrested Thursday on nine felony counts of workers’ compensation insurance fraud and tax evasion totaling $187,707 in losses. William Huffman, 47, of Sacramento, owner of Capitol City Contractors, allegedly underreported $755,899 …

Florida Busts Major Workers’ Comp Fraud Scam Involving Multiple Shell Companies

Six Central Florida insurance fraud arrests that break down an elaborate Central Florida workers’ compensation insurance fraud scheme were made this week, according to an announcement by Florida Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater. An investigation led by the Department of …