North Providence man pleads guilty to workers' compensation fraud

A North Providence man plead no contest a charge of obtaining money under false pretenses Wednesday.

The Rhode Island Attorney General's Office said 45-year-old Mark Harrison collected $3,828 in workers' compensation insurance benefits, while employed. Harrison collected the money between December 2010 and June 2011, while employed at a Johnston fuel company.

Harrison was sentenced to four years probation and ordered to pay full restitution to the state.