Worcester workers targeted in scam; 13 new COVID-19 deaths

WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — More than 550 employees in Worcester, Massachusetts, have been targeted in a nationwide unemployment insurance benefits scam, city officials say. Load Error The scam involves identity thieves using the victims’ personal information to file claims for unemployment benefits. The city received about 40 fraudulent claims from […]

Man broke his teeth with pliers in insurance scam

A man in the United States illegally has been sentenced to five years in federal prison for involvement in an elaborate insurance fraud scam with ties to Las Vegas. A news release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office in the Eastern District of Washington said Misael Reyes-Tajimaroa, 36, of Michoacan, Mexico, […]