Ohio Man Ordered to Pay $7K for Workers’ Comp Fraud
Columbus, OH (WorkersCompensation.com) - David Sturgill, of Columbus, pleaded guilty July 1 in Franklin County Court of Common Pleas to one count of workers' compensation fraud, a first-degree misdemeanor.
BWC's special investigation unit began investigating after receiving an allegation that Sturgill was working while receiving BWC benefits. Investigators found that Sturgill was working as an electrician.
Sturgill was sentenced to 180 days in jail, which was suspended for 36 months of community control and could be extended up to 60 months. He was ordered to pay $5,000 in restitution and $2,000 in investigative costs.
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