Carmen Corridor Soruco, 70, and her husband Antonio Soruco, 75, each of Novato, California, have been sentenced after pleading responsible to employees’ compensation fraud expenses.
Corridor was sentenced on a number of felony counts to 2 years of probation with full search and seizure, 120 days in jail, and ordered to pay greater than $925,000 in restitution to State Compensation Insurance coverage Fund and Employment Growth Division.
Soruco was sentenced to at least one yr of probation with full search and seizure, 120 days in jail, and was additionally ordered to pay greater than $925,000 in restitution to SCIF and EDD after pleading responsible to a number of misdemeanor expenses.
The California Division of Insurance coverage started an investigation into Soruco Constructions, a normal contractor firm, after a employee filed a employees’ comp declare alleging to be injured on a job web site whereas working.
The enterprise reportedly had not reported staff or payroll on their employees’ comp coverage till the declare was filed. Though Soruco Constructions was licensed as a sole proprietorship beneath Carmen Corridor Soruco, Antonio Soruco, Corridor’s husband, additionally operated the enterprise.
The investigation reportedly confirmed Corridor and Soruco dedicated employees’ comp premium fraud by failing to report staff and payroll to SCIF from Oct. 15, 2013 via Dec. 8, 2016.
The investigation additional revealed unreported payroll to SCIF, resulting in a premium lack of roughly $585,666. Investigators additionally reportedly found Corridor and Soruco dedicated payroll tax evasion by failing to report staff and payroll to California’s EDD from Oct. 15, 2013 via Feb. 6, 2019 which resulted in a payroll tax loss to EDD of roughly $342,405.
The case was prosecuted by the Marin County District Lawyer’s Workplace.
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