Christopher James, 43, of Massillon, was off work following an injury and was receiving temporary total disability benefits. BWC’s Special Investigations Department began investigating James after receiving a tip from an anonymous source.
James was sentenced in the Stark County Court of Common Pleas following his plea to the fifth degree felony. He was ordered to serve three years of community control and to serve 200 hours of community service. James paid full restitution in the amount of $7,740.