Illinois Workers Comp - Fraud

Illinois Workers Compensation

The IL Workers Compensation Fraud Unit issued the annual report for 2008.  The WFCU was established in 2006 to investigate workers' compensation fraud and insurance noncompliance.  The act oversees abuses by:

  • Employees fraudulently looking to collect benefits.
  • Employers avoiding the act by not obtaining coverage for their employees.
  • Employers misrepresenting themselves to obtain a lower insurance rates or premiums.
  • Insurance Agents misrepresenting Workers Compensation policies or certificates.
To report Workers Compensation fraud - the phone number is 800.923.8468

For a copy of the report - CLICK HERE

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