Today’s Fraud News

monday, april 12, 2021

Calif. contractor admits to altering payroll to dodge comp payments

April 9, 2021, Ventura, CA — District Attorney Erik Nasarenko announced today that James Wood (DOB 04/11/72), of Simi Valley, pled guilty to two felony counts of workers’ compensation insurance fraud. At the time of his guilty pleas …
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Wash. man fraudulently received payment for his stepfather’s care

April 10, 2021, Pasco, WA — A Tri-Cities man will pay more than $18,000 and could serve jail time for insurance fraud, according to the Idaho Department of Insurance. The Idaho stepfather of Pasco resident Benjamin C. Beckett …
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Ky. man admits to hiding $200K in income to qualify family for Medicaid

April 10, 2021, Louisville, KY— A Louisville man was sentenced to a year in prison for failing to report nearly $1 million in income to the Internal Revenue Service and for defrauding Kentucky’s Medicaid program, federal authorities announced …
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Ala. drug rep gets 1 year for billing unneeded compound drugs

April 8, 2021, Tuscaloosa, AL— As Florida insurers focus on addressing mounting losses in the state’s property insurance market with legislative reforms, rising rates and coverage restrictions, other stakeholders are working to educate …
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Calif. man gets 2 years for role in $34M Medicare con

April 9, 2021, Glendora, CA — A Glendora man was sentenced this week to two years in prison for his role in what federal authorities have said was a $34 million healthcare fraud that involved kickbacks and bribes so Medicare …
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