What is Work Comp Fraud, Actually?

Fraud in the workers’ compensation landscape can be confusing. There is so much that goes on in an employer’s mind when it concerns a potential act of fraud by...

8 Key Strategies to Prevent Work Comp Fraud

Preventing workers’ compensation fraud is critical for businesses, honest workers, and everyone within the work comp ecosystem. According to the California Department of Insurance, based on estimates by the National...

What Fraudsters do not Want Employers to Know

Members of fraud syndicates understand that committing insurance fraud, such as creating false work comp claims, is far less dangerous than running guns and drugs or robbing banks. Often,...

Your Employee is Involved in a Fraud Scheme, Now What?

We've talked about what not to do as an employer to help prevent the likelihood that a professional fraudster will target and hook one of your employees into committing...

Telemedicine Fraud Scams That Might Surprise You

One of the questions our Special Investigations Unit (SIU) has received from business partners relates to the types of telemedicine fraud we saw during the pandemic.  The SIU community and...

Protect Loved Ones from Elder Fraud

An especially terrible type of fraud is elder fraud. There are far too many scammers who specifically prey on older individuals. Steps to minimize risk to the seniors in your...

Not Reporting Could Have Consequences

Most states require workers’ compensation coverage. It not only protects the injured worker and provides the help they need, but it also protects a business from losses associated with...
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Why Employees Commit Workers’ Compensation Fraud

Why do employees commit workers' comp fraud? The answer...they believe they will get away with it. While we could go deep into the personality types that may be more...

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...

Fight Fraud with Compassion and Care

When someone commits fraud they often try to rationalize his or her actions. While finances are the most common motivator, feeling mistreated by an employer can also drive fraud....