Ex Postal Worker, wife admits scamming USPS, VA out of $1.2 million in benefits

Holland Couple Pleads Guilty In Connection With Fraudulent Receipt Of Over $1,000,000 In Veterans Benefits And Postal Workers Compensation 3/22/17 BUFFALO, N.Y. – Acting U.S. Attorney James P. Kennedy, Jr. announced today that Richard Klaffka, 59, and his wife, Cathleen Klaffka, 62, both of Holland, NY, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Richard J. Arcara […]

Minnesota postmaster faked work injuries, collected $275,000 while off job

Federal authorities allege that a Minnesota postmaster faked injuries for years, collecting more than $275,000 in lost wages and medical bills, even though he was performing physical tasks while away from his job. Andrew K. Broughton, 60, of Faribault, is charged with committing fraud to obtain federal employee compensation. Broughton was charged in federal court […]

Texas postal worker faces five years in prison for working as a personal trainer while collecting workers comp

Jan 4, 2017 DALLAS — Less than one week before her trial was scheduled to begin in federal court in Dallas, a Grand Prairie, Texas, woman, Andria Victoria Booker, a/k/a Andria Victoria Crosby, 36, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Sidney A. Fitzwater to one count of making false statements or fraud to obtain federal […]

Dallas: Two former Postal Workers convicted in scheme to defraud Worker’s Comp Program

Federal Jury Convicts Two Former Postal Employees in Scheme to Defraud Worker’s Compensation Program 11/14/2016 DALLAS — Following a nearly one-week trial before U.S. District Judge Sam A. Lindsay, two former employees of the U.S. Postal Service were convicted on felony offenses stemming from their scheme to defraud the Department of Labor’s (DOL) Office of […]

Puerto Rico postal worker guilty of Workers’ Comp Fraud

Friday, November 4, 2016 Today, former U.S. Postal Service (USPS) employee Rodolfo Vázquez-Soto was found guilty on all counts of fraud associated with Department of Labor (DOL) Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs (OWCP), announced United States Attorney for the District of Puerto Rico, Rosa Emilia Rodríguez Vélez. On August 30, 2013, Vázquez-Soto was indicted by […]

Massachusetts Letter Carrier Sentenced for Worker’s Compensation Fraud

BOSTON – A former U.S. Postal Service employee was sentenced yesterday for fraudulently obtaining worker’s compensation for medical travel. Joseph Bouchard, 67, of Georgetown, Mass. was sentenced by U.S. District Court Magistrate Judge Marianne B. Bowler to six months’ probation and ordered to pay a fine of $5,000 and restitution of $50,000.  In June 2016, […]

Former Dallas Workers Comp Senior Claims Examiner Sentenced to 15 Months in Federal Prison for Taking Bribes

Part of Massive Health Care Fraud Scheme to Fraudulently Bill the Federal Government, Through DOL/OWCP, More Than $9.5 Million DALLAS — Perry Rowell, 56, a former Senior Claims Examiner at the Department of Labor’s Office of Worker’s Compensation Program (DOL/OWCP), was sentenced yesterday by U.S. District Judge Sam A. Lindsay to 15 months in federal […]

New York postal worker found guilty of over $429,000 Workers’ Comp Fraud

ALBANY, NEW YORK – A jury today convicted Carol-Lisa Gutman, age 62, of Delmar, New York, of conducting a 15-year fraud scheme in which she received about $429,000 in federal disability benefits. The announcement was made by United States Attorney Richard S. Hartunian and Eileen Neff, Special Agent in Charge for the Northeast Area of […]

Maryland letter carrier pleads guilty to workers comp fraud

Greenbelt, Maryland – U.S. Postal Service employee Doreen Allen, age 51, of Temple Hills, Maryland, pleaded guilty today to theft of government property arising from a scheme to fraudulently obtain over $25,000 in worker’s compensation benefits. The guilty plea was announced by United States Attorney for the District of Maryland Rod J. Rosenstein and Special […]