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pexels-photo-48604-300x191The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Louisiana announced the sentencing of Marvin Clifton, M.D., of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, after he was convicted of workers’ compensation fraud for allegedly submitting more than $500,000 in false claims to the federal Office of Workers’ Compensation Program.

Clifton, 71, was sentenced to 18 months in federal prison and two years of supervised release after his imprisonment. He was also ordered to pay a $50,000 fine and a $100 special assessment. Attorney information wasn’t available.

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pexels-photo-209224-300x200Florida’s Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Jimmy Patronis announced the arrest of Carlos Alberto Gomez-Ibarra last week for allegedly evading paying almost $74,000 in workers’ compensation insurance premiums.

Gomez-Ibarra was charged with workers’ compensation premium fraud. The press did not name an attorney for him.

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