Hey Bartender….Make it a Double (Dip) – Part 1

Claiming to injure herself while lifting a 20-pound bag, this full-time worker said she was unable to work in any capacity, including attending to her household chores such as...

Work Comp Fraud Leads to Eight Felony Charges

A 39-year-old California man may pay the price for filing a workers' compensation claim after being injured in a rollover auto accident while he was working. He is facing...
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Up Before Sunrise

In the early hours of the morning, it is not uncommon for ICW Group’s Special Investigations Unit to be working. Fraud schemes are often complex. Inherently, they are puzzles...

All I Want for Christmas is a Security Camera

Surveillance can play a pivotal role in a workers’ compensation claim investigation.  Whether it's performed by the insurance company or captured by a business’ internal cameras, surveillance can help...

COVID-19 Scam Alert: Vaccine Card Identity Theft

Congratulations on getting your COVID-19 vaccine! Now keep your vaccine card to yourself or you might fall victim to identity theft. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services,...

Find Out the Best Way to Prevent a Fraudulent Claim

ICW Group’s 6-part training series, Work Comp Fraud: Spot it & Stop it, provides information and resources to help you prevent workers’ compensation fraud and mitigate the likelihood that a...

Bartender Bust – Part 2

Criminal charges have now been filed against a 29-year-old Northern California woman for collecting wage replacement benefits while working an undisclosed job at a different location. As featured in a...

Foggy Memory Leads to Criminal Charges

A 50-year-old woman in California claimed to injure her back, hip, and neck as a result of falling while descending a ladder at work. A workers' compensation claim was filed....
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Tape + Testimony = Success

ICW Group surveillance efforts revealed a lie when a California man claimed a work-related injury. Shortly after resigning, a furniture mover working for an ICW Group customer alleged to...

Buyer Beware: Holiday Shopping Alert

Online retail makes up a progressively greater proportion of all purchases worldwide. According to statista.com, internet purchases were made by over 2 billion people worldwide in 2020. Coming in at...