Workers' Comp Fraud Blotter (7/14/2011) – What a Trio! Acting Judge, Police Officer, and Corrections Officer All Facing Workers’ Compensation Problems

Workers' Comp Fraud Blotter (7/14/2011) – What a Trio! Acting Judge, Police Officer, and Corrections Officer All Facing Workers’ Compensation Problems

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 investigations.

 

Workers' Comp Fraud Blotter - July 14, 2011

Judge Hit With Judgment For Failing To Carry Workers' Compensation Insurance (NY) - Michael S. Fauci, who has served almost continuously as the Village of Endicott Acting Judge since 1996, is subject to a $94,000 judgment that has been filed against him by the New York Workers' Compensation Board. The judgment stems from Fauci's failure to carry workers' compensation insurance for his private practice law firm.   Read more

Veteran Police Officer Charged With Prescription Fraud (CA) - Joseph Caseres, who has served on the Los Angeles Police Department for 22 years, has been arrested on nine counts of prescription fraud. Investigators for the California Department of Justice and LAPD's Special Operations Division, Workers' Compensation Fraud Unit, determined that Caseres had been doctor shopping in order to obtain unlawful prescriptions.   Read more

Corrections Officer Secretly Worked For U.S. Marshals While On Disability (NY) - David C. Brady, a corrections officer at Midstate Correctional Facility, has been arrested on two felonies of first-degree offering a false instrument for filing and workers compensation fraud. Brady is alleged to have worked as a contract employee for the U.S. Marshals Service while he was simultaneously submitting fraudulent paperwork stating that he was unable to work at the correctional facility because of a work-related injury.   Read more

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