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Injured police chief moonlights as pinup model

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Modeling under the names “Tuff As Nailz” and “The Black Widow Bettie,” a former Washington state police chief is accused of illegally collecting over $67,000 in workers compensation benefits while working as a pinup model, according to the New York Post.


Former Coulee City police chief Brenda Lynn Cavoretto filed a workers comp claim in 2013 after responding to an incident. She briefly switched jobs, working as an officer in another city, and later collected wage-replacement payments, according to the article.


In 2019, the Washington Department of Labor and Industries began investigating her case after finding that she had made no progress after four years of treatment, according to the article.


Investigators later found that Ms. Cavoretto was a pinup model for about five years, despite her claim she could not work.





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