Special Investigations Unit

Tools for understanding Special Investigations Units and their role in fighting work comp fraud

Useful Fraud Training Resources a Click Away

The best way to prevent fraud is to prevent the injury from occurring in the first place. A commitment to the safety of your employees not only reduces the likelihood...

Delivering an Exaggerated Account

A Kentucky-based delivery truck driver reported multiple body parts were injured when another vehicle hit the rear of her heavy-duty truck, ultimately causing a crack to the truck’s bumper....

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...

Constructing the Appearance of Pain

A 50-year-old man claimed to injure his leg when it was struck by a piece of machinery at his workplace. During a medical examination and interview, this worker claimed to...
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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...
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What is an SIU?

You may or may not have heard the term “SIU” in the past. “SIU” is an acronym for Special Investigations Unit. Special Investigations Units are insurance carrier personnel who...
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What is a Fraud Blog?

I must admit….I have never read a blog. I hear that they are popular. Strike that, I hear(d) that they were popular, so my Googling started; “what is a...

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...