Case Archives

Fraud Cases from Previous Years

Prior to September 1, 2001, Texas Mutual Insurance Company was called the Texas Workers' Compensation Insurance Fund or simply "the Fund." The stories below include the name of the company at the time of the original news release.

2012
Texas Man Indicted for Double-Dipping
Lockhart Man Sentenced for Workers' Comp Fraud
Texas Mutual Announces Fourth Indictment in Health Care Provider Fraud Case
Texas Mutual Announces Fraud Indictment
Austin Business Hides Payroll, Ordered to Pay $250K to Texas Mutual
Arlington Woman Sentenced for Workers' Comp Fraud
Two Indicted in Travis County on Workers' Comp Fraud Charges
Texas Supreme Court Decision Reaffirms
Important Fundamental Workers' Comp Right

Midland Business Pleads Guilty to Hiding Payroll from Texas Mutual
Houston Man Pleads Guilty to Hiding Payroll from Texas Mutual
Workers' Comp Fraud Scheme Costs Texas Business $149K

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2011
Bryan Man Sentenced on Workers' Comp Fraud Charges
Port Arthur Man Convicted of Workers' Comp Fraud
Village Mills Man Sentenced to Jail Time for Workers' Comp Fraud
League City Man Sentenced on Workers' Comp Fraud
Vidor, Texas Business Indicted on Fraud Charges
Company Ordered to Pay $300K to Texas Mutual
El Paso Man Pleads Guilty to Workers' Comp Fraud
Texas Mutual Announces Premium Fraud Indictments
Houston Man Pleads Guilty to Workers' Comp Fraud
Texas Mutual Announces Premium Fraud Conviction
Texas Mutual Announces Workers' Comp Fraud Convictions
Texas Mutual Announces Premium Fraud Indictments
Irving Man Pleads Guilty to Workers' Comp Fraud
Workers' Comp Premium Fraud Results in Jail Time for Houston Man
Texas Mutual Announces Fraud Indictment
Texas Mutual Announces Four Fraud Indictments

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2010
Court Orders Employer to Pay $100K to Texas Mutual
Texas Mutual Announces Fraud Indictment
Texas Mutual Announces Fraud Indictment
Texas Mutual Announces Fraud Indictment
Texas Mutual Announces Workers' Comp Fraud Conviction
Doctor and Daughter Indicted on Felony Workers' Compensation Fraud Charges
Court Orders Employer to Repay $104K to Texas Mutual
Texas Mutual Announces Claimant Fraud Conviction, Indictments
Texas Mutual Announces Fraud Conviction
Two Texas Mutual Claimants Sentenced for Fraud
Texas Mutual Announces Three Fraud Indictments
Claimant Fined, Ordered to Pay Restitution to Texas Mutual
Court Orders Claimant to Repay $21K to Texas Mutual
Texas Mutual Announces Fraud Indictment
Court Orders Claimant to Serve Jail Time, Repay Benefits to Texas Mutual
Court Orders Claimant to Repay $11K in Benefits to Texas Mutual

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2009
Court Orders Dallas-Area Employer to Repay Nearly $1M to Texas Mutual
Actor Sentenced on Workers' Compensation Fraud Charges
Claimants Allegedly Collect $29K in Benefits Illegally
Texas Mutual Announces Premium Fraud Indictment
Texas Mutual Announces $200K Verdict in Premium Fraud Case
Austin Man Indicted for Workers' Comp Fraud
Texas Mutual Announces Two Fraud Convictions
Mt. Pleasant Man Pleads Guilty to Workers' Comp Fraud
Texas Mutual Investigation Results in Indictment of Houston-Area Crane Company
Mechanic Sentenced for Fraud Against Texas Mutual
Texas Mutual Releases 2008 Fraud-Fighting Results
Texas Mutual Announces Premium Fraud Indictment
Texas Mutual Announces a Triple Scoop of Double-Dipping Convictions
Busy Laborer Sentenced for Fraud

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2008
Texas Mutual Announces Premium Fraud Indictments
Fraudulent Doctor Surrenders License, Repays $144K to Texas Mutual
Claimant Sentenced in Double-Dipping Case
EMT Sentenced in Double-Dipping Case
Texas Mutual Sacks Grocery Truck Driver for Fraud
Texas Mutual Announces Two Fraud Indictments
Texas Mutual Announces Three Fraud Indictments
Sign Installer Pleads Guilty to Workers' Comp Fraud
Fraud Scheme Costs Texas Business Owner $67K
Claimant Leaves Texas But Can't Evade Fraud Team
Texas Mutual Announces Four Fraud Indictments
Texas Mutual Builds Case Against Carpenter
Counselor Convicted on Perjury Charges
Texas Mutual Fraud Investigators Earn ACFE Certification

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2007
Payroll Scheme Results in Indictment
Agent Sentenced for Perjury
Claimant Earns $10K a Week While Stealing Workers' Comp Benefits
Texas Mutual Announces Four Fraud Indictments
Bryan Business Owner Sentenced for Workers' Comp Fraud
A Quadruple Scoop of Double Dipping
ZIPCO Services Indicted for Workers' Comp Fraud
Delivery Truck Driver Sentenced for Workers' Comp Fraud
Barrel Racer Not So Injured
Claimant Works Three Times Harder Than Allowed
Four Indicted on Workers' Comp Fraud Charges
Texas Mutual Awarded Over $7.5M in Civil Fraud Case
Harvester Sentenced for Workers' Comp Fraud

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2006
Counselor Indicted on Perjury Charges
Houston Nurse Sentenced for Workers' Comp Fraud
Seven Indicted for Workers' Comp Fraud
Truck Driver's Fraud Conviction Nets Jail Term
Truck Driver Sentenced for Workers' Comp Fraud
Truck Driver Indicted for Workers' Comp Fraud
Project Manager Indicted for Workers' Comp Fraud
Oil Rig Worker Indicted for Workers' Comp Fraud
Alliance KMC Pleads No Contest to Workers' Comp Fraud
Court Orders Business Owner to Repay $250K to Texas Mutual
Texas Mutual Scores $875K Premium Fraud Indictment
Forklift Operator Indicted for Workers' Comp Fraud
Tip Results in Truck Driver's Prison Term
Grand Jury Indicts Two for Workers' Comp Fraud
Warehouse Worker Indicted for Workers' Comp Fraud
Two Delivery Drivers Indicted for Workers' Comp Fraud
Second Professional Football Player Indicted for Workers' Comp Fraud
Professional Football Player Indicted for Workers' Comp Fraud
Doctor Indicted on Felony Workers' Comp Fraud Charges
Prison Guard Falsifies Workers' Comp Forms
Security Guard Indicted for Workers' Comp Fraud
Trucker Indicted for Workers' Comp Fraud
Policyholder, Adjuster Recognize Red Flag for Fraud

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2005
MedAlert Healthcare Systems Indicted for Workers' Comp Fraud
Tip Helps Texas Mutual Bust Fraud Scam
Truck Driver Indicted for Workers' Comp Fraud
Two Prison Guards Indicted for Workers' Comp Fraud
Scheffey Clinic Pleads Guilty to Fraud
RBH Enterprises Guilty of Workers' Comp Fraud
Davila Sentenced for Fraud
Texas Mutual Cleans Up Fraud Scam
Prince Fined for Fraud Scam

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2004
Jasper Chiropractic Clinic Fined $3K
Texas Mutual Joins Forces With Employers in Victory Against Fraud
Janitorial Supply Worker Indicted for Fraud
Prince Indicted for Fraud
Oil Worker Drills Dry Hole with Workers' Comp Fraud
Worker Admits to Fraud
Doze Construction Guilty of Fraud
Tomblin Joins Texas Mutual Fraud-Fighting Team
Cano Indicted for Fraud
Ex-Children Shelter Worker Indicted for Fraud
Worker Signs Away Fraudulently Obtained Benefits
Unintentional Undercover Work Helps Close Case
Flood Outlines Fraud-Fighting Needs at TCIF

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2003
Jimmy Jones Pleads Guilty to Fraud
Double-Dipping in Dallas
Texas Home Exteriors Found Guilty of Fraud
Texas Mutual Fraud Stoppers Program Pays Off
Hidden Payroll Costs Company $325K
Odessa Man Indicted on Charges of Fraud
Jones Indicted for Workers' Comp Fraud
Former San Antonio Councilman Disbarred for Fraud
State Bar to Discipline Former San Antonio Councilman
Anonymous Informant Awarded $1,000
'Company in Name Only' = $1.6 Million Fraud Scam
O'Laughlin Video Evidence Used to Prove Fraud
Zaval-Tex Construction Indicted
Well Service Found Guilty of Fraud
Alvin Man Indicted for Workers' Comp Fraud
West Texas Man to Pay for Workers' Comp Fraud
Busy Beaver Gets Two Years for Fraud
Trucker Wasn't Driven to Fraud
Former Abtex Beverage Employee Pleads Guilty to Workers' Comp Fraud

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2002
Laying Down on the Job
Silva Indicted for Fraud
Doze Construction Indicted for Fraud
Former County Jail Inmate Busted for Workers' Comp Fraud
Fraud By Any Other Name
Former San Antonio Councilman Sentenced for Fraud
Red Flags Reveal "Blue Account"
Texas Mutual Helps Recover Money from Recovery Analysis Inc.
Beaver Accused of Working New Job and Cashing TIBs Checks
Texas Home Exteriors Accused of Workers' Comp Fraud
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