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Mahoning County man sentenced for working while collecting benefits

William McieWilliam Mcie, of Lake Milton (Mahoning County), was sentenced April 18 in connection with working while receiving workers’ compensation benefits. He previously pleaded guilty Feb. 11 to one count of workers’ compensation fraud, a fifth-degree felony.

A confidential source contacted BWC and said that Mcie was working as a self-employed carpenter. Surveillance was conducted and Mcie’s customers and suppliers were interviewed. It was determined that he worked between 2008 and 2012 while receiving temporary total disability benefits.

Injured workers are not permitted to work while receiving this type of benefit.

Mcie was sentenced to serve one year in prison, which was suspended for three years of community control. As a condition of community control, he was ordered to repay $7,500 in restitution and investigative costs to the BWC.

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  1. Kimberly
    October 15, 2014 at 12:40 am

    He’s a good man at heart. He loves with all he has to give and got caught up in a bad situation. I love you!

  1. May 16, 2014 at 10:40 am

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