Top Three Reasons Employees Commit Workers’ Compensation Fraud

Creating the right work environment can help employers prevent workers’ compensation fraud. Over the years, workers have fallen prey to unlawful solicitors for unscrupulous providers who make false promises...

Educating the Legal Community About Work Comp Fraud

A key component to fighting fraud is education. Not just educating our policyholders about work comp fraud prevention but also other entities that workers' comp fraud might touch, including...

Work Comp Fraud Awareness and Prevention Training

ICW Group’s Special Investigations Unit (SIU) provides top-tier fraud detection and prevention training for customers through our Work Comp Fraud: Spot It & Stop It! webinar series. Topics range...

Tools Available to Fight Workers’ Comp Fraud in Your Workplace

ICW Group is once again a proud participant in International Fraud Awareness Week, a week dedicated to spreading public awareness surrounding the topic of fraud and what we can...

10 Steps to Workers’ Comp Fraud Prevention

Fraudulent claims can cost your business money, tarnish your company’s reputation, and damage employee morale. ICW Group’s Special Investigations Unit offers these 10 steps to help prevent fraudulent workers'...

Deepfake Scam Alert – Who Do You Think You’re Talking To?

The Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Internet Crime Complaint Center recently warned employers of a new scam involving “deepfake” technology.   Deepfake technology involves the digital manipulation of video or audio in...

Workers’ Comp Fraud Case Results in Restitution

Recently we told you about a California woman who was charged with felony insurance fraud by the Los Angeles County District Attorney after discovering she lied about a pre-existing...

Peers and Coworkers Offer a First Line of Defense Against Fraud

The first documented instance of insurance fraud occurred in 300 B.C. and continued to tiptoe through history, next landing on the historical timeline in Ancient Rome.   Roman Poet Marcus Valerius...

Follow These Tips to Prevent Identity Theft

The term ‘identify theft’ was coined in 1964 following a wave of phone scams. Criminals would obtain a victim’s personal and banking information after claiming the person had won a...

History of Fraud: Greek Grain Merchant Thwarted – 300 B.C.

The consensus appears to be that the first documented instance of insurance fraud occurred in 300 B.C.  While not referred to as ‘insurance’ at the time, a Greek merchant by...