Illinois letter carrier indicted on workers comp fraud charges

US-Department-Of-Justi_fmtAshton Luck, 29, of South Roxana, Illinois, was indicted for one count of workers compensation fraud and five additional counts of making false statements, Stephen R. Wigginton, United States Attorney for the Southern District of Illinois, announced today. If convicted, Luck faces up to thirty years in prison, a $250,000 fine, up to three years supervised, plus mandatory restitution. The indictment alleges that Luck worked for the U.S. Postal service as a mail carrier for the East Alton Post Office and while in her position she submitted a fraudulent workers compensation claim for a purported on-the-job injury. The indictment also alleges that she submitted a number of false leave slips, fabricated a doctor’s note and falsified hospital records in support of claimed emergency and sick leave.

  • Eric Simon

    Jail time would be nice! Hope the courts see fit to lock her up. Now go get some more of the workers comp thieves as their all over the Postal Service.