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pexels-photo-164501-300x200The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Central District of Illinois announced the indictment of the former president of an Illinois-based non-profit organization for allegedly stealing more than $400,000 from the charity.

Carol Babbitt, 60, was charged with mail fraud, wire fraud, and money laundering. She was released from custody on February 7 after her initial appearance in federal court. The press did not name an attorney for her.

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document-agreement-documents-sign-48148-300x199Florida’s Chief Financial Officer Jimmy Patronis announced the arrest of Santos Y. Cardona this week for allegedly evading paying almost $200,000 in workers’ compensation insurance premiums.

Cardona of Fort Meyers was charged with workers’ compensation fraud and scheme to defraud. He was booked into Lee County Jail. The press did not name an attorney for him.

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bill-oxford-udXD2NrbXS8-unsplash-300x200Officials in San Jose announced that a former police officer has been charged with workers’ compensation fraud for allegedly faking an injury in order to receive disability payments.

Kenneth Henderson, 53, allegedly claimed to be disabled but was seen doing strenuous workouts at a gym in Las Vegas. He was arraigned on February 5 and charged with workers’ compensation fraud. The press did not name an attorney for him.

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accident-action-adult-280076-300x157Authorities in Texas announced a third worker has died from injuries caused by an explosion at a Chesapeake Energy Corporation oil well site last Wednesday.

According to a preliminary report from the Railroad Commission of Texas, the explosion occurred at approximately 3:30 p.m. on January 29 at a pair of oil wells off County Road 127 near Deanville in Burleson County. Workers were upgrading a wellhead when an unexpected amount of natural gas entered the 8,500-foot-deep well and ignited.

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automobile-automotive-car-1073031-300x178Police in Boynton Beach announced the arrest of retired pro-wrestler Mark ‘Van Hammer’ Hildreth for allegedly speeding while intoxicated and injuring a five-year-old boy.

Hildreth, 60, was charged with DUI with injuries and leaving the scene of an injury. He is being held in Palm Beach County Jail on $125,000 bond. It is unclear if he has acquired the services of an attorney.

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