Workers’ Comp Scam Leads to Arrest of Central Florida Construction Company Owner


Orlando, FL (WorkersCompensation.com) - Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater today announced the recent arrest of Leon “Chuy” Jimenez, owner of Chuy Construction Inc. (Chuy Construction) after a fraud investigation revealed that Jimenez allegedly operated a shell construction company for the sole purposes of selling the company's workers' compensation certificate. A shell company conducts no significant business operations and is used as vehicle to conduct fraudulent financial scams, such a workers' compensation fraud.

The Department of Financial Services' Bureau of Insurance Fraud received a tip from the Florida Carpenter's Union alleging that Jimenez might be engaged in illegal activity and launched an investigation.

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