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Employers May Be Found Guilty Of Workers’ Compensation Fraud Too

On July 15, 2013, a jury found a Northwood Ohio company guilty of workers’ compensation fraud for misrepresenting its payroll to the Bureau.  For several years, the employer reported to the Bureau the employer had no employees and utilized contractors for its work.  Although the company issued its employees 1099s, bank records showed workers received weekly checks, many of which had “payroll” in the memo sections.  In addition, the employer accepted two workers’ compensation claims for injured workers, suggesting the workers were employees.  Click here to read more about this story.

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