OH - 2 Plead Guilty to Working While Receiving Benefits
A carpenter convicted of workers' compensation fraud for working while collecting benefits must reimburse the Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation more than $23,000, the BWC announced Friday.
Ernest Shawn Baker
(Ohio BWC photo)
Ernest Shawn Baker, 45, of Pomeroy, must serve five years of probation as well. He pleaded guilty Nov. 29 to a fifth-degree felony count of workers' compensation fraud.
Jim Wernecke, the director of BWC's special investigations department, said Baker went back to work as a carpenter soon after his injury in 2014.
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FL - Alleged Con Artist Charged With Failure to Secure Comp Coverage for Company
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A woman who was arrested in July for allegedly posing as an engineer in an attempt to dupe the City of Homestead into awarding her a $33.3 million construction contract has been arrested again on charges of failure to secure workers' compensation coverage and running an organized scheme to defraud, the Miami Herald reports.
Online, Janet LeGrand posed as the CEO of a multinational engineering consulting firm she called the Bleu Network. She said the company had a robust portfolio of engineering projects and overseas offices in Spain and Argentina, the H.