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Surveillance Failed. What a Bummer, Or Is It?

Investigative surveillance is a time-tested technique for gaining clearer insight as to whether the injury complaints and limitations claimed by an injured worker are a true depiction of their...

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...

Better Business Bureau Warns of DNA Testing Scams

Medicare recipients need to remain vigilant when it comes to their Medicare participant information. Scammers, both foreign and domestic, routinely target the personal health information of Medicare recipients for purposes...

History of Injuries Revealed, Criminal Charges Follow

A 56-year-old education assistant claimed to injure her elbow while pulling a gate open at work. Some five months later, this California woman claimed to aggravate the injury to...

ICW Group Investigator Speaks at Employer’s Fraud Conference

Prevention through education is a hallmark of ICW Group’s approach to the fight against insurance fraud.    Teena Barton, a Major Case Investigator with ICW Group’s Special Investigation Unit, spoke...

Beware of Baby Formula Scams

The nationwide baby formula shortage may be impacting you or someone you know. Unfortunately, no situation is off-limits to a fraudster. Out of desperation to feed their children amid...
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Working Together to Take a B.I.T.E. Out of Fraud

It is a common misconception, but fraud is not determined by insurance companies. Fraud is also not determined by employers and fraud is not determined by workers’ compensation judges....

Investigation Shows Possible Work Comp Fraud

A 31-year-old California man claimed to injure multiple body parts while working as a plumber. As a result, the plumber received income replacement benefits as part of his workers’ compensation...

Don’t Wrestle with the Law

In 2019, an HVAC installer alleged a fractured finger from tightening a valve at work, which he initially reported to his employer that same day. A few hours later, he...

ICW Group Speaks at Workers’ Compensation Forum

ICW Group understands that fraud prevention relies on leveraging the expertise of its fraud investigators by sharing their knowledge of how to defend against fraudsters. The more you know,...