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Insurance Commissioner Jones Announces Arrest of Fremont Man For Collecting Benefits While Employed

Dave Althausen
June 7, 2011 9:10 AM

On April 13, 2011, Nelson Jimenez Hernandez, 27, of Fremont was arrested and charged with violations including one felony count of section 550(b)(3) one felony and one felony count of section 664 of the Penal Code, and one felony count of section 1871.4(a)(1) of the Insurance Code. An investigation conducted by the CDI Fraud Division resulted in the arrest for concealing his employment while receiving workers' compensation benefits. The case is being prosecuted by the Santa Clara County District Attorney's Office. If convicted, Hernandez faces up to five years in prison and a fine up to $50,000.



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