Escanab Man Sentenced After Pleading Guilty to Insurance Fraud

An Escanaba man has been sentenced to 57 months in federal prison after pleading guilty to wire fraud.

33–year old Michael Earl Leduc, filed a false insurance claim last August, stating that he lost an arm in a wood chipper accident.

Leduc would have received a payment of 251,000 dollars from the standard insurance company of portland.

Leduc also admitted to several other false insurance claims.