Bartender Bust – Part 2

Criminal charges have now been filed against a 29-year-old Northern California woman for collecting wage replacement benefits while working an undisclosed job at a different location. As featured in a previous story, Hey Bartender….Make it a Double (Dip), ICW Group launched an investigation following a customer tip indicating that this worker was seen working at a new job despite claims of being physically unable to do so. Surveillance was launched by our Special Investigations Unit, coinciding with the in-person statement of the worker. Upon questioning, the worker wholly denied any secondary source of income, a clear contradiction to what was observed during surveillance. Colusa County District Attorney’s Office is prosecuting the case. ICW Group will continue to cooperate with law enforcement as the criminal justice system decides whether this worker will soon be tending to a whole new set of bars.

Christopher Dill
Christopher Dill
Christopher Dill is the Special Investigations Unit Director at ICW Group Insurance Company. A Fraud Claims Law Specialist designee, he was a recipient of the National Health Care Anti-Fraud Association’s Investigation of the Year Award for his significant contribution to the successful resolution of “Operation Back Lash” – one of the largest workers’ compensation health care bribery schemes ever uncovered in San Diego County. Christopher has participated in over 30 criminal cases surrounding medical and legal providers attempting to defraud the Workers’ Compensation system. Christopher’s approach to insurance fraud investigations is a holistic one. From preventative education campaigns, to data analytics, to time tested investigative, and intelligence gathering techniques, it is Christopher’s belief that a multi-faceted approach to insurance fraud is necessary to a successful defense.

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