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Ohio men convicted of workers comp fraud

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Two Ohio residents have been convicted of workers compensation fraud, the Ohio Bureau of Workers Compensation said Friday.

Pomeroy, Ohio-based Ernest Shawn Baker was ordered to reimburse the Columbus, Ohio-based bureau more than $23,000 after investigators found him working several jobs while collecting injured worker's benefits.

Mr. Baker also must serve five years of community control after pleading guilty to a fifth-degree felony count of workers comp fraud last month in the Franklin County, Ohio, Court of Common Pleas, the bureau said in the statement.

In addition, Millfield, Ohio-based Mark McIntosh, 51, pleaded guilty last month in a Franklin County, Ohio, courtroom to a first-degree misdemeanor count of workers comp fraud after investigators found him working again for “cash under the table.”

A judge fined Mr. McIntosh $100, then suspended it, and declined to order restitution because of McIntosh's age and financial situation, according to the statement.