The State Worker

Chronicling civil-service life for California state workers

June 19, 2009
Investigators search former State Fund board member's home, office

From reporter Marc Lifsher of the Los Angeles Times:

A 2-year-old criminal investigation into possible conflicts of interest and misuse of government property at the state-run company that is California's largest workers' compensation insurer moved into high gear Friday.

Law enforcement officials from a multi-agency task force served search warrants on the home and office of a Redding construction industry executive in Northern California and former board member at the State Compensation Insurance Fund.

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