Workers Comp Fraud Scheme lands Woman in Federal Prison


A Florida woman was sentenced to 18 months in federal prison and ordered to pay more than $600,000, including $18,603 in restitution to American International Group Inc., for a workers compensation fraud scheme she orchestrated.

Between May 2013 and May 2016, Orquidea Quezada of Orlando, Florida operated a comp insurance scheme that funneled about $17.4 million through her company, Winter Park, Florida-based Orquicely Construction L.L.C., to subcontractors who frequently employed undocumented workers, according to a statement issued by the U.S. Department of Justice on Wednesday.

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