$100 bills and pills.

Billed and Paid’s Excellent Adventure

California’s workers’ compensation system is unique in that it affords for a system of liens to be filed and recovered on by doctors, medical diagnostic companies, pharmacies, language translators,...

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,...
ICW Group's image of a surveillance camera.

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...

Fighting Fraud is a Global Effort

Each year, organizations worldwide come together to promote anti-fraud awareness and education during International Fraud Awareness Week. ICW Group is once again a proud participant of this year's event...

A Less Than Moving Account

A 31-year-old furniture mover was demoted after losing his driver’s license. Upset about the demotion, he decided to claim he injured his shoulder three months earlier and demanded medical treatment. As...
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The Eye in the Sky Doesn’t Lie

A 46-year-old production worker claimed to injure multiple body parts after reporting to trip and fall while working for an ICW Group customer. Her supervisor, after helping this worker...

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...

The Truth Lies in the Evidence

Insurance fraud is an intentional crime that involves a lie made to a person or entity with the intent to receive something not rightfully owed to that person. When...

COVID-19: Schemes to Watch for in 2021

With the availability of COVID-19 vaccines, 2021 is likely to see scammers continue their efforts to steal personal information. While the early COVID-19 schemes surrounded bogus testing and medical supply...
Stealing from the cookie jar.

Why Workers Commit Fraud

Why do workers commit fraud? Why does anyone commit fraud? The answer...they believe they will get away with it. While we could go deep into the personality types that...