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On January 4, 2013, Investigators from the Office of the District Attorney, County of Tulare arrested Michael D. Maloney, age 52, of Porterville. Maloney was wanted for allegedly filing a fraudulent workers’ compensation claim.

Maloney was arrested on a $10,000.00 bail felony warrant and was subsequently booked into the jail at the Tulare County Sheriff’s Office, Porterville Sub Station. He was later transferred to the Main Jail without further incident.

Maloney was employed by the County of Tulare, Resource Management Agency assigned to Yard 5 in Terra Bella, as a heavy equipment operator. The total alleged loss to date is about $25,184.66.

Investigators from the Office of the District Attorney will continue investigating all allegations of Workers’ Compensation Fraud and additional arrests are pending.