“The owner of a Miami construction services company has been arrested for allegedly creating more than 250 fraudulent certificates of insurance to help uninsured contractors avoid $2.1 million in workers’ compensation premiums, Florida Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater announced Friday.
Yucet Batista, 29, was arrested as the result of a joint investigation by the Department of Financial Services’ Division of Insurance Fraud and the Broward sheriff’s office.
According to Atwater’s office, Batista created a shell company, Y&L Construction Services Inc., and used money service businesses to carry out thescheme. She was arrested on multiple felony charges and was booked into the Miami-Dade County jail. ”
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