Well... that backfired.
A Randolph man was caught on video surveillance tossing ice on the ground and faking a slip-and-fall in order to file a bogus insurance claim, said authorities who charged him.
Alexander Goldinsky, 57, was subcontracted to work at a Woodbridge company when surveillance footage captured him pouring ice from the soda machine on the ground and laying next to it, Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew C. Carey said.
Goldinsky filed a false insurance claim for ambulance service and local hospital treatment for injuries he claimed were sustained in the fall between Sept. 1, 2018 and Nov. 1, 2018.
He was charged with insurance fraud and theft by deception following his arrest on Jan. 15, the prosecutor said.
“Fraudulent claims cost everyone and we will aggressively prosecute those who illegally manipulate the system," Carey said.
Goldinsky was released on a summons and with an initial court appearance scheduled for Feb. 7, in New Brunswick Superior Court.
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