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On December 8, 53 year old David Burgmeier, who lives in Simi Valley California, pleaded guilty to four counts of felony insurance fraud and four counts of felony unemployment insurance fraud.

At the time of his pleas, Burgmeier paid $45,000 in partial restitution owed to the victims in this case, the State Compensation Insurance Fund (State Fund) and the State of California Unemployment and Disability Insurance Tax Program (EDD).

According to CSLB records, Burgmeier has been a licensed general building contractor since 1998. From March 2008 through March 2016, Burgmeier owned and operated Burgmeier Construction in Simi Valley.

During that time, Burgmeier misrepresented the number of his employees and the total amount of payroll to the victims in this case. His fraud resulted in the underpayment of insurance premiums totaling $176,265 to State Fund, and an underpayment of taxes totaling $39,608 to EDD. <br /

Burgmeier will be sentenced on January 7, 2021, at 9:00 a.m. in courtroom 47 of the Ventura County Superior Court.

Burgmeier faces a maximum sentence term of 10 years 8 months in prison.

His state contractors license expired on May 31, 2018 and he is no longer licensed in California.