Florida Businessman Charged with Workers’ Compensation Fraud

 Monday, January 31, 2011

 Insurance Journal

Florida officials have charged a Duval County man with allegedly creating a fake company and fake name as part of a workers’ compensation fraud scheme. Florida CFO Jeff Atwater announced the arrest of David Rodriguez-Socarras, who officials allege used a “shell” company and fictitious name in order to cash nearly $3 million in payroll checks through a money service business to avoid workers’ compensation premiums and payroll taxes.
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