The State Worker

Chronicling civil-service life for California state workers

September 15, 2009
View Trevino-Angelo disability fraud documents

The Bee's Andrew McIntosh reports today on former DMV employee Lisa Trevino-Angelo who is facing criminal charges for disability fraud.

Fraudulent disability claims aren't anything new in either the public or private sector, but this one is a bit different because the case is being tried in the courts instead of through administrative action by the fund.

You can click here to read Andrew's story. We have a couple of public documents available that give more details about the case:

Click here for the Investigative Summary (4 pages).

Read Trevino-Angelo's letter to CalPERS' Disability Unit requesting reconsideration of a previous disability denial by clicking here (3 pages).

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Jon Ortiz launched The State Worker blog and a companion column in 2008 to cover state government from the perspective of California government employees. Every day he filters the news through a single question: "What does this mean for state workers?" Join Ortiz for updates and debate on state pay, benefits, pensions, contracts and jobs. Contact him at (916) 321-1043 and at


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