Monticello Man will Spend One Year Behind Bars in Workers Compensation Case
A Monticello man will spend one year behind bars after being found guilty of workers ’ compensation fraud earlier this year.
63-year-old Stephen Tucker Sr. was sentenced on Monday in Aroostook County Superior Court in Houlton to 42 months in prison, with all but one year suspended. He was also ordered to pay $50,242 in restitution to Maine Employers Mutual Insurance Company.
Tucker was convicted in April of the theft of more than $10,000 in workers’ compensation benefits. Tucker received more than $45,000 in benefits by claiming that he could not work because of a hand injury.