Man who worked for USPS 6 months, then filed fraudulent OWCP claim pleads guilty

9/28/2017 SACRAMENTO, Calif. —Michael McCree, 65, of Vacaville, CA, pleaded guilty today to one count of mail fraud, United States Attorney Phillip A. Talbert announced. According to court documents, McCree worked for the United States Post Office for approximately six months in 1988 and 1989, before he filed a workers’ compensation claim for an alleged […]

NJ Postal Employee charged for $75,000 Workers’ Comp fraud after getting caught zip lining

New Jersey Postal Employee from Cape May County Charged with Stealing More than $75,000 in Federal Workers’ Compensation Benefits after Vacation Photos Allegedly Show Him Zip Lining and Rappelling 9/18/2017 TRENTON – Attorney General Christopher S. Porrino and the Office of the Insurance Fraud Prosecutor (OIFP) announced today that a U.S. Postal Service employee form […]

Former Montana Postal Employee Convicted for $693,403 Workers’ Comp Fraud

8/25/2017 GREAT FALLS – The United States Attorney’s Office announced a federal court convicted Deborah Joy Durand of False Statements to Obtain Federal Employees’ Compensation Benefits, Wire Fraud, False Claims Relating to Workers’ Compensation Benefits, and Theft of Government Property.   U.S. District Judge Brian Morris presided over the 3-day trial. At trial, the government presented […]

Ohio postal worker too injured to work but seen riding amusement park rides pleads guilty

8/14/17 The former West Carrollton postal worker too injured to work but allegedly seen vacationing and riding amusement park rides reached a plea deal Monday with federal prosecutors. Laticha Schroyer’s trial on counts of theft and false statements related to federal workers’ compensation benefits was to begin Tuesday in Dayton’s U.S. District Court. Instead, Schroyer, […]

Massachusetts Letter Carrier Pleads Guilty to Worker’s Compensation Fraud

BOSTON – A former U.S. Postal Service employee pleaded guilty today in federal court in Boston to fraudulently obtaining worker’s compensation for medical travel. Joseph Scimone, 72, of Stoneham, pleaded guilty to one count of fraud in obtaining federal employee compensation and was sentenced by U.S. District Court Magistrate Judge Marianne Bowler to three months […]

Federal Grand Jury Indicts 8 Individuals Charged In $158 Million OWCP Health Care Fraud Scheme

March 24, 2017 DALLAS – An indictment returned by a federal grand jury in Dallas this week, and unsealed today, charges eight individuals with offenses related to their participation in a health care fraud scheme, announced John Parker, U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Texas. The defendants charged are:      Jamshid Noryian, aka “James […]

Postal Employees convicted for role in more than $11 million OWCP fraud scheme

DALLAS — McArthur Baker, 69, a former U.S. Postal Service employee, was sentenced today by U.S. District Judge Sam A. Lindsay to 21 months in federal prison for his role in a scheme to defraud the Department of Labor’s (DOL) Office of Worker’s Compensation Program (OWCP), announced U.S. Attorney John Parker of the Northern District […]