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Interesting Workers Comp Fraud Case From 2014

Stop that Hamster

 An actor collected more than $51,000 in disability benefits after being injured when a piece of ceiling fell on him while working as a dancer. The actor continued to accept disability payments even while advancing his career landing a high-profile role as one of Kia’s dancing hamsters in their well-known car commercials. He also used alias names to work as a backup dancer for Madonna, Kelly Roland and Chris Brown. If convicted of fraud he faces up to 10 years in prison.


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