Category Archives: Fraud

CALIFORNIA MAN ADMITS TO FAKING INJURY TO DEFRAUD WORKERS’ COMPENSATION INSURANCE

According to a report from My News LA, a Riverside County, California man has agreed to plead guilty in a workers’ compensation fraud claim. Angel Luis Maces, 24 of San Jacinto, was charged after allegedly faking a work-related injury in order to collect thousands in undue workers’ compensation benefits. In this article, our Fresno workers’ […]

CALIFORNIA CONSTRUCTION COMPANY CHARGED IN $25 MILLION WORKERS’ COMPENSATION FRAUD CASE

On June 1, 2021, the California Department of Insurance announced that the owner of a Los Angeles County construction company has been arraigned on charges related to a $25 million workers’ compensation fraud scheme. Nissim Vaknin of Encito, California is facing felony fraud charges on the grounds that he intentionally understated his company’s payroll. In […]

SEVEN INDICTED IN RELATION TO BAKERSFIELD, CALIFORNIA WORKERS’ COMPENSATION THEFT SCHEME

On June 2, 2021, the California Department of Insurance announced that a grand jury has issued indictments on seven people who allegedly stole workers’ compensation benefits and are part of a scheme operated through a Bakersfield-based vocational training school. In this article, our Bakersfield workers’ compensation defense attorneys provide an overview of the workers’ compensation […]

SACRAMENTO EMPLOYEE CHARGED WITH WORKERS’ COMPENSATION FRAUD

On April 16, 2021, the California Department of Insurance issued a press release announcing workers’ compensation fraud charges against Ahmad Zaki Noori, a 41-year-old man from Sacramento. Mr. Noori is facing felony charges after allegedly knowingly misrepresenting a workplace injury in order to receive workers’ compensation benefits. Here, our Fresno workers’ compensation defense attorneys provide […]

WORKERS’ COMPENSATION FRAUD

In California, businesses, non-profit organizations, and legal entities are required to provide no-fault workers’ compensation insurance coverage to their employees. When someone is hurt on the job, they can pursue a workers’ compensation claim. Unfortunately, not all employees play by the rules. Workers’ compensation fraud remains a significant problem in our state. The California legislature […]

WORKERS’ COMPENSATION FRAUD CHARGES

Surveillance footage leads to charges against Madera woman for workers’ compensation fraud: News: 2021 Press Release For Release: March 12, 2021 Surveillance footage leads to charges against Madera woman for workers’ compensation fraud. FRESNO, Calif. —  Veronica Catalina Cortes-Ambrosio, 53, of Madera, was charged on two felony counts of insurance fraud after allegedly lying about […]