Workers’ Compensation Insurance Fraud Task Force Discovers Nearly $30 Million Scheme in Kings County

FRESNO, Calif. — Ruben Perez Mireles Jr., 49, of Clovis, and his business associate, John Mena, 29, of Lemoore, were arraigned today on multiple felony counts including insurance fraud, grand theft, and tax fraud after a task force investigation led by the California Department of Insurance found they allegedly underreported over $29.2 million in payroll for multiple businesses to illegally save on workers’ compensation insurance premium and taxes.

Read the entire press release.  California Department of Insurance, June 11, 2024