San Diego County to combat workers compensation fraud

first_img Categories: Local San Diego News FacebookTwitter Theresa Kyte San Diego law enforcement, employers and other stakeholders are holding an event to discuss causes of workers’ compensation fraud and its impacts on employers and injured workers. The event will also provide information on recently-enacted laws to help prosecute fraudsters.California has the highest workers’ compensation costs in the nation.The Chief Deputy District Attorney will discuss a 50% drop in claimant fraud in the county and his call for employers and attorneys to work with law enforcement to report fraudulent acts.The Chief Deputy District Attorney will also provide an update on Operation Backlash. The program was launched to crack down on the largest workers’ comp provider fraud kickback scheme ever uncovered in San Diego County.To date, charges have been filed against 55 defendants, 32 of which has been convicted.The event is set for Friday, June 15 at The Butcher Shop Steakhouse. San Diego County to combat workers’ compensation fraud June 14, 2018center_img Updated: 11:19 AM Theresa Kyte, Posted: June 14, 2018last_img

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