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Workers' Comp Fraud Blotter (12/15/2011) – Roller Coaster Mom Goes From Disneyland To Fraud Conviction
Posted on 16 Dec 2011 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Newsroom Fraud Team

Each week we'll be surveying what the media, state agencies, insurance companies, and others report in terms of workers' comp fraud. Just like a police blotter, our workers' comp fraud blotter lists recent arrests, charges, convictions and... Read More

Workers' Comp Fraud Blotter (12/15/2011) – Roller Coaster Mom Goes From Disneyland To Fraud Conviction
Posted on 16 Dec 2011 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Newsroom Fraud Team

Each week we'll be surveying what the media, state agencies, insurance companies, and others report in terms of workers' comp fraud. Just like a police blotter, our workers' comp fraud blotter lists recent arrests, charges, convictions and... Read More

NY: NYSIF Announces Release Of 2009 AR
Posted on 11 Oct 2010 by workerscompensation.com

Albany, NY (CompNewsNetwork) - New York State Insurance Fund Chief Deputy Executive Director Francine James announced the release of NYSIF’s 2009 annual report, celebrating 95 years of service as a self-sustaining insurance carrier and uninterrupted... Read More

NY: NYSIF Updates Medical Providers Of Medical Variances
Posted on 9 Feb 2011 by workerscompensation.com

Albany, NY (CompNewsNetwork) - Early stages of implementation of the new, Workers' Compensation Board Medical Treatment Guidelines have seen some misunderstanding of the guidelines by members of the medical provider community who continue to file... Read More

NY: Cleaning Co. Owner Charged in Fraud
Posted on 20 Oct 2010 by New York State Insurance Fund

The New York State Insurance Fund announced the arrest of an Erie County businessman who allegedly lied on company payroll records to receive a reduced workers’ compensation premium. George Azattian, of Amherst, NY, faces felony fraud charges... Read More

NY: NYSIF Posts Notice For Construction Industry Fair Play Act
Posted on 25 Oct 2010 by workerscompensation.com

Albany, NY (CompNewsNetwork) - The New York State Department of Labor has posted new information regarding the recently passed " Construction Industry Fair Play Act ." Effective October 26, 2010, the law creates a new standard for determining... Read More

NY: Correction Officer Charged With Workers’ Compensation Fraud
Posted on 13 Oct 2010 by New York State Insurance Fund

The New York State Insurance Fund today announced the arrest of a Washington County man who is alleged to have lied about his employment while receiving workers’ compensation benefits. Charles Little, 55, of Hudson Falls, NY, a New York State... Read More

NY: Carting Company Owner Charged With Fraud
Posted on 23 Sep 2010 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

The Manhattan District Attorney’s Office has arrested a carting company owner charged with cheating the New York State Insurance Fund out of more than $50,000 in an alleged case of worker’s compensation fraud. Manhattan DA Cyrus Vance... Read More

NY: NYSIF Commemorates Triangle Shirtwaist Fire
Posted on 8 Mar 2011 by workerscompensation.com

New York City, NY (CompNewsNetwork) - The New York State Insurance Fund commemorates the 100th anniversary of the Triangle Shirtwaist Fire with the first article of the series … read more Read More

NY: Drywaller Charged in $600G Comp Fraud
Posted on 20 Oct 2010 by New York State Insurance Fund

The New York State Insurance Fund announced the arrest of a Yonkers drywaller yesterday for workers’ compensation fraud in a case involving more than $600,000 in underpayments for insurance premiums. Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance... Read More

NY: Ossining Taxi Driver Hit with Fraud Charge
Posted on 13 Oct 2010 by New York State Insurance Fund

An Ossining man allegedly working as a taxi driver has been charged with workers’ compensation fraud against the New York State Insurance Fund. New York State Police in Hawthorne, NY, arrested Jose Henao on October 1, for felony insurance... Read More

NY: Federal Tax Case Leads to Workers Comp Fraud Arrest
Posted on 15 Dec 2010 by New York State Insurance Fund

The fraud investigation of Rosa Rivera, 66, of the Bronx began when the New York State Insurance Fund learned that Ms. Rivera had been charged by federal authorities with filing false tax returns for clients of her tax preparation service. A closer... Read More