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New York Fund Receives $7.75 Million After Workers’ Compensation Fraud Prosecution

December 18, 2023

Law enforcement officials announced the final sentencing in their prosecution of an $18 million workers’ compensation fraud case and the return of $7.75 million to the New York State Insurance Fund (NYSIF).

Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg, Jr. on Friday announced the sentencing of Sadaf Bhatti and his company, Anaar Construction & Contracting Corp., for participating in a scheme with certified public accountant Steven Lyon to defraud the New York State Insurance Fund (NYSIF) of more than $18 million.

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