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A North Carolina man has been arrested in a $2.7 million workers’ compensation insurance scam, according to a news release from Florida’s Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater. Carl Delmas Fuller, of Wake Forest, N.C., was charged Friday with mail and wire fraud for scamming a Highlands County employment services company with a fake workers’ compensation insurance policy. 

An investigation by the Florida Department of Financial Services, Division of Insurance Fraud, found that National Employment Services (NES), located in Avon Park, Fla., believed that it had purchased required workers’ compensation coverage through a North Carolina insurance agent by the name of David Walters, doing business as Southeast Services Incorporated. NES provided proof that it had paid Southeast Services more than $2.7 million in workers’ compensation premiums for which Walters issued multiple certificates of insurance.

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