MN - Accused Labor Trafficker's Trial Starts Today
A man accused of running an extensive labor-trafficking operation and exploiting immigrant workers went on trial Monday in a case that has gained national attention.
Ricardo Batres was charged in 2018 with supplying laborers to construction sites in the booming Minneapolis area, but denying them workers' compensation coverage, shorting the...
MA - Man Convicted of Payroll Fraud in 2008 Still Owes $9 Million in Restitution
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A Massachusetts employment agency owner convicted of workers' compensation fraud, payroll fraud and tax fraud 11 years ago still owes as much as $9 million in restitution, according to state authorities and a local news report.
Daniel McElroy and his wife, Aimee McElroy, were convicted in 2008 of underreporting payroll, paying workers under th...
WA - Claimant Ordered to Repay $32,600 for Double Dipping
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A Washington state oyster harvester was ordered to pay $32,628 in restitution for receiving workers’ compensation benefits for a back injury while working at his wife’s shellfish company, the Department of Labor and Industries announced.
Jose Cruz Contreras Alvarez, 40, pleaded guilty to one count of attempted second-degree theft on Tu...