Thursday, October 12, 2017

Woman busted for worker's comp fraud

Attorney Generalissimo Jim Hood issued the following statement yesterday. 



Today, Attorney General Jim Hood announced the arrest of 35-year-old Francine Owens, who is charged with one count of workers’ compensation fraud.

Owens, of Jackson—who also goes by the last name of Wren—turned herself in to the Hinds County Sheriff’s Department Tuesday. She is accused of giving misleading statements to Indemnity Insurance Company of North America, claiming she was not receiving secondary income while receiving workers’ compensation benefits. While receiving those benefits, it was discovered that she had another job and did not provide that information to the insurance company.

If convicted, Owens faces up to five years in prison and $15,000 in fines. A charge is merely an accusation, and a defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law.

This case was investigated the Attorney General’s Insurance Integrity Enforcement Bureau and will be prosecuted by Special Assistant Attorney General Marvin Sanders.

11 comments:

Justice for Tyrion said...

Kingfish, you are always referring to Jim Hood as "Generalissimo". From my perspective he is doing great work on the people's behalf but your characterization seems to indicate that he is too powerful and/or abusing his power. I'm just curious as to why you characterize him this way.

Anonymous said...

Big mistake, getting one over on an insurance company. If she'd killed somebody she would be out of prison in a few months. But defrauding an insurance company, she's going to have to pay and pay and pay for that crime.

Anonymous said...

to 8:31....... explanation ...... that lil name KF uses is because everyone here worships at the alter of the republican party. Mississippi is a one party state.. just like cuba.

Anonymous said...

How so, 8:26? The Generalissimo is an elected democrat in a red state. That would not fly in Cuba. He's also the state's only elected official who refers to himself using a military title. Well, not counting Sergeant Steve Holland Schultz.

Kingfish said...

I've also referred to Governor as the Lord Protector, Lt. Gov. As Leftenant Governor, and made fun of other titles. Nice try.

F mickns said...

Hey King. How about posting pictures of all of the White "white collar" criminals you write about. Just asking, and yes I do understand that you are playing to your paying White audience. You are a great fact finder and hound dog but how about a little more high brow, ethical and empathetic journalism.

Kingfish said...

I have posted them plenty of times, Mr. Frank, as you damn well know. Nice try.

F mickns said...

Hey King you are right. You do post picture White "white collars" but I cannot understand the editorial decision you make on who to post. EXAMPLE: White "white collar" miscreant steals almost $600,000 - no picture. Other than White "white collar" offender has a $15,000 case and lo and behold - photo! I'm sure you aren't hiding behind the fact that the press release included the photo. Based upon the amount of inaccurate, miss-directed and cherry picked digging you've done on JPS administrative and cost per student costs, you have the skill and contacts to get a photo. Just asking!! A tale of two white collar defenders. I (Kingfish) report you decide??

F mickns said...

Correction. Not $600,000. Only $196,000.

http://kingfish1935.blogspot.com/2017/10/former-pearl-clerk-accused-of-stealing.html

Anonymous said...

I used to work at the Workers' Comp. Commission. How about publishing one of the hundreds of stories where the insurance companies REFUSE to pay legitimately injured workers? I have seen injured workers who have lost their homes, had utilities cut off, have ruined credit ratings, and health has been made worse by insurance companies refusing to pay medical bills and fighting so long that the worker will end up settling for a lower amount than due. It's heartbreaking to see some of these workers who have worked years for a company and then be denied what they are lawfully due. No one ever tells their stories, but we always hear about the "woe is me" insurance company. By the way, they NEVER, EVER send those bi-weekly checks to the injured employee on time. They are always late. Most injured workers are blue collar laborers and under educated, and they just don't understand how loyalty to a company means absolutely nothing if you can't perform your job.

Kingfish said...

Nice try again, Mr. Frank.

The mug shots are posted when they are included in the press releases sent by the government agency. Most of the perps of violent crimes are black and those crimes overwhelmingly take place in Jackson. JPD usually includes a pic of the suspect. Clinton and Rankin County include them as well. The Hinds SO refuses to send me press releases and Madison SO doesn't send them to anyone.

I can request a mug shot as you want me to do but that means I have to file a public records request and they can take one to two weeks to provide the mug shot- long after the story has gone cold. There is also an Ethics Commission opinion that states mug shots are not public records so I am at the mercy of the law enforcement agency. Some will provide them, some won't.

I have posted quite a few mug shots of white folks on here and you damn well know it.

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