ORANGE COUNTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY PRESS RELEASE
Case # 16HF1033
Date: August 19, 2016
SANTA ANA, Calif. – An employee for a building remodeling company was sentenced today to six months in county jail for cashing in disability checks under the false pretense of being unable to work. Angel Monzon, 53, Santa Ana, pleaded guilty on Feb. 18, 2015, to one felony count of insurance fraud and two felony counts of making fraudulent statements. He was sentenced to 180 days in Orange County jail and three years of probation. Monzon paid over $25,000 in restitution.
On April 19, 2010, Monzon worked as a granite installer for Fermol Inc. in Huntington Beach. While working, Monzon lost his balance and fell while carrying a large piece of granite, which broke and landed on the defendant’s right thigh and knee. Monzon was placed on temporary total disability (TTD). Continue reading