Nine Arrested for Contractor Fraud, No Workers Comp

Undercover Sting in Florida Lands 9 in Jail for Failing to Obtain Workers Comp After a two-day undercover operation in Florida, nine men have been arrested for failing to purchase workers comp for their employees, and committing contractor fraud. The investigation targeted unlicensed contractors in Manatee County. The contractors reportedly failed to purchase workers comp insurance for their employees, which is a violation of federal law. “This activity displays a blatant disregard for worker safety, and I commend this joint effort,” … [Read more...]