DOI Bruce Rauner Governor Anne Melissa Dowling, Acting Director

Workers Compensation Fraud Investigation Unit

Workers Compensation Posters

Complaint Checklist

Please provide the following information in matters that may involve fraud perpetrated by a claimant:

  • Identity of the claimant
  • Date of injury, if known
  • Type of Injury
  • Activity level with a vivid description of activity
  • Employer, if known
  • Insurance company, if known
  • Secondary employer, if known, or if claimant is self-employed
  • Additional witnesses
  • Complainant must submit in writing, identify themselves, and be willing to testify

If the target is an employer, healthcare provider, attorney, or insurance agent/company, the complainant should provide:

  • Name/address of company or business
  • Relationship to business owner or company if any (employee, partner, etc)
  • Name/address of insurance agent or company
  • Name/address of healthcare provider and dates of treatment
  • Name/address of attorney
  • Synopsis of what they believed constituted the fraud
  • Additional witnesses
  • Complainant must submit in writing, identify themselves, and be willing to testify

For further information, please write or call the Division at:

Illinois Department of Insurance
Workers’ Compensation Insurance
Investigative Unit
122 S. Michigan Ave.
19th Floor
Chicago, IL 60603

Call Toll Free:

877-WCF-UNIT - (877-923-8648)