Columbus, OH – On Nov. 10, 2022, Josh Bailey pleaded guilty to one count of workers’ compensation fraud and was ordered to pay a total restitution of $25,460.87 to the Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC).
BWC’s Special Investigations Unit (SIU) opened an investigation into Bailey after finding an address and phone number linking him to a business named J and J Roofing. During the review, SIU found three active business registrations listed for Bailey.
Through surveillance and interviews, SIU confirmed Bailey operated and engaged in physical work activities for his business, Bailey’s Home Repair, while receiving Temporary Total Disability benefits from BWC.
On Nov. 10, 2022, Josh Bailey pleaded guilty to one count of workers’ compensation fraud, a misdemeanor of the first degree.
After paying $10,000 toward his restitution, Judge Kim Brown found Bailey guilty and proceeded to sentencing. Judge Brown ordered Davis to pay the remaining balance of restitution totaling $15,460.87 to BWC and sentenced him to six months of community control.
Source: Ohio BWC SID