A former labourer from Hudson Bay, Sask., has been sentenced to two and a half years in prison for defrauding the Saskatchewan Workers’ Compensation Board of over $130,000.
Larry Hayter was sentenced on Thursday following a seven-day trial.
Hayter was found guilty of filing two false claims totalling $137,377.76 and returning to work while receiving benefits. He’s been ordered to pay to full amount back to the Board.
“It’s the largest amount of fraud we’ve ever had against the Saskatchewan WCB,” said Heather Getz, a Board spokesperson.
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