Investigation Update: Plumber Scam Results in $104,000 Restitution

Following up on a work comp fraud case we featured in an article last year, a 28-year-old San Diego plumber pled guilty to felony insurance fraud charges surrounding his...

ICW Group Speaks at 2022 Anti-Fraud Alliance Conference

Staying consistent with ICW Group's Special Investigations Unit's aggressive stance on fraud and innovative fraud deterrent methods, I recently presented at the 2022 Anti-Fraud Alliance (AFA) Conference in Monterey,...

Surveillance Reveals Machine Operator’s Scheme

A 37-year-old machine operator claimed to have sustained injuries to multiple body parts while working for one of ICW Group's customers in Southern California. Based upon no report of...

Pet Scams Tug at the Heartstrings

Bad guys do not limit their scams to defraud only humans. They also target our four-legged friends. Pet scammers advertise free or inexpensive kittens and puppies for adoption on...

The Writing is on the “Dry” Wall

A 57-year-old drywall installer suffered multiple injuries after crashing his vehicle while driving from a job site. He complained of back pain but declined medical treatment and resumed working...

Avoid These Donation Charity Scams

In the wake of the war in Ukraine, many have sought out opportunities to donate clothing, goods, money, and even cryptocurrency. To ensure that your donations reach their intended...

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...

Meat Cutter’s Story Simply Doesn’t Cut It

A 29-year-old Los Angeles man is charged with multiple felonies related to his workers’ compensation claim.   A meat cutter by trade, this individual alleged to have sustained injuries across multiple...

Need a New Ride? Follow These Tips to Skip the Scam

It's well-documented that buyers are having difficulty finding their newest set of wheels. New and used car inventories are down, and demand has driven prices well up. Simultaneously, how...

Florida Truck Driver Charged with Two Felonies

One year after being terminated from his job with an ICW Group policyholder, a Florida truck driver filed a workers' compensation claim for an alleged hernia he sustained two...