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Los Angeles

Encino construction company owner arraigned in $25 million workers’ compensation fraud scheme

 Originally published as an SIU E Blast 2021-42 –  “LOS ANGELES, Calif. — Nissim Vaknin, 49, of Encino, was arraigned for felony insurance fraud after an investigation by the California

Sacramento

Sacramento flooring business owners charged in $3.8 million workers’ compensation fraud scheme

 SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Ryan Black, 45, formerly of Fair Oaks, and Curtis Davis, 53, of Penryn, were both charged with three felony counts of workers’ compensation fraud after allegedly underreporting payroll

Sacramento

Probation, restitution, fines for workers compensation fraud

Originally published as a SIU E-Blast –  “SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Brooke Gomez, 29, of Maxwell, was convicted and sentenced on one misdemeanor count of workers’ compensation insurance fraud after she

Fresno

Fresno construction company owner arrested in nearly $1 million workers’ compensation scheme

 Originally published as an SIU E-Blast – “FRESNO, Calif. — Carolyn Plaza of Fresno self-surrendered on May 6, 2021, after a warrant for her arrest was issued on six felony

Monterey

Farm worker’s medical mistreatment reveals siblings’ alleged $1.4 million workers’ compensation fraud scheme

Originally published as a CDI SIU E-Blast –  “MONTEREY, Calif. — Farm labor company owners and siblings Elias Perez, 40, of Greenfield, and Alejandra Perez, 37, of Soledad, were arraigned

Contra Costa

Woman Arrested and Charged for Filing Fraudulent Insurance Claims

ANTIOCH — A woman has been arrested and charged for filing false insurance claims. If found guilty, she faces up to five years in state prison and a fine up

Santa Clara

Bay Area Doctor, Unqualified Interpreter charged with Worker’s Compensation Fraud

Photo: Dr. Tariq Mirza SANTA CLARA COUNTY – Authorities recently charged a Bay Area Doctor and unqualified interpreter with Worker’s Compensation Fraud. Dr.Tariq Mirza, 60, of Union City, and his

Orange

$40 Million Kickback Scheme Ends with 26 Arrests

Stock image (Source unknown) ORANGE COUNTY — Authorities have announced the shutdown of a $40 million fraudulent medical billing and kickback scheme, filing charges against “more than two dozen doctors,

Los Angeles

Lancaster Teacher Arrested after Altercation with Student

VALENCIA — 61-year-old Eric Johnson of Valencia has been arrested by Department of Insurance detectives on two felony counts of insurance fraud and one felony count of child abuse after

Santa Barbara

Cop Busted for Worker’s Comp Fraud

Jacob Finerty, from his 2006 high school football photo Santa Barbara – The good men and women of the Santa Barbara Police Department, currently under the leadership of Interim Chief John