Florida Lawmakers Tackle Check Cashing Ties to Workers’ Comp Fraud

 Thursday, February 2, 2012

 Insurance Journal

Florida lawmakers are looking to give regulators and law enforcement officials more flexibility to investigate check cashing companies that may be facilitating fraud in the construction industry. The House Subcommittee on Insurance and Banking yesterday approved HB 1277, sponsored by Rep. Daniel Davis (R-Jacksonville), which is designed to rein-in the use of checking cashing companies by individuals seeking to avoid paying workers’ compensation premiums.
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