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Carpenters Help Expose Millions Lost to Payroll Fraud in Louisiana
1/30/2016

Louisiana loses more than $200 million - every year -  to payroll fraud, and the problem is getting worse. That's the primary finding by New Orleans' Fox 8 investigative reporter Lee Zurik based on a long-term investigation into payroll fraud in the construction industry. Zurik shares his findings, reactions, and how to fight the problem in this three-part series.


Playing a key role in supporting state agencies fighting the problem is the Central South Carpenters Regional Council. In fact, the Carpenters' EST, Jason Engels, is one of those interviewed in Zurik's investigative report.

Watch the whole series, or view individual segments, below.