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Caught on camera operating backhoe - Spokane contractor accused of fraud after running construction business while claiming disability

July 22, 2019

Spokane – A Spokane-area woman faces a felony theft charge for allegedly running a construction business while claiming she was too disabled to work.


Deborah J. Steeneck, 59, is accused of stealing more than $11,000 in workers' compensation cash benefits from the Washington State Department of Labor & Industries (L&I). 

Double-dipping dishwasher in Seattle must repay state for workers' comp scam

May 31, 2019

Seattle – A food-service employee who claimed she was too injured to work has been ordered to pay back more than $11,000 in disability payments after she was caught working at a nursing home and hotel.