Today’s “Fraud of the Day” is based on an article titled, “Woman Convicted of Medicaid Fraud Ordered to Repay $41,386,” written by Amy Renee Leiker and published by The Wichita Eagle on August 21, 2015.
A Wichita woman convicted of committing Medicaid fraud while she worked as a care attendant has been ordered to serve two years of probation and repay the Kansas Medicaid Program $41,386.
Joyce Ann Spencer could serve up to a year and a half in prison if she violates the terms of her probation, Sedgwick County District Court Judge Eric Yost said in handing down the ruling Friday. Spencer in July pleaded no contest to one count of making a false claim to Medicaid for billing the program for work she didn’t do between May 2009 and October 2013.
Today’s “Fraud of the Day” is based on an article titled, “Charlotte Woman Sentenced for Medicaid Fraud,” written by Sam Hardiman and published by The Charlotte Observer on August 18, 2015.
Three Charlotte women were sentenced Tuesday for Medicaid fraud after scheming to steal almost $6 million from the government, said Jill Westmoreland Rose, Acting U.S. District Attorney for Western North Carolina.
The three women will pay a combined $2,147,550.27 in restitution to Medicaid after pleading guilty to billing the government for services they didn’t provide, Rose said.
Today’s “Fraud of the Day” is based on an article titled, “Anchorage Doctor Sentenced to Prison in Medicaid Fraud Case,” written by Jerzy Shedlock and published by Alaska Dispatch News on July 29, 2015.
Anchorage physician Dr. Shubhranjan Ghosh buried his face in his hands Wednesday as a judge sentenced him to three and a half years in prison for Medicaid fraud and tampering with evidence.
Superior Court Judge Philip Volland handed down the sentence for the white-collar crime, explaining a penalty including only probation and restitution would send the wrong message to the community.
Today’s “Fraud of the Day” is based on a press release titled, “Boyd County Woman Convicted of Defrauding Social Security Administration Out of $280,000,” issued by the Department of Justice on July 31, 2015.
Tamira Fonville’s job might be described as “recruiter.” For a time, she profited substantially by enlisting college-age women to participate in a hair show. The problem was, there never was any show, and everything about Fonville’s line of work was a fraud.
She and her partner—both of whom are now in prison—regularly traveled the Interstate 95 corridor from New York to Washington, D.C., visiting shopping malls and other places where young women were known to spend time.
Today’s “Fraud of the Day” is based on an article titled, “Caregiver Faces 5 Years for Medicaid Fraud,” published by the Pensacola News Journal on July 17, 2015.
Attorney General Pam Bondi’s Medicaid Fraud Control Unit, with the assistance of the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office, arrested Gloria Michal’le Hardaway, 25, on Friday for allegedly defrauding the Florida Medicaid program out of more than $5,500, according to a news release from the attorney general’s office.
According to the investigation, Hardaway, a caregiver working in Escambia County, failed to report to her employer that she previously had been arrested for Medicaid fraud, making her ineligible to work in the health care field or submit reports for Medicaid billings, according to the release.
Today’s “Fraud of the Day” is based on an article titled, “Apopka Woman Gets 18 Months for Medicaid Fraud,” written by Kevin P. Connolly and published by the Orlando Sentinel on July 7, 2015.
Apopka businesswoman was recently sentenced to 18 months in prison after she was found guilty of Medicaid fraud.
Shanqual Marshall-Gunn, owner of Second Chances TCM, was arrested in September on suspicion of submitting more than $47,000 in fraudulent Medicaid claims, according to the Florida Attorney General’s Office.
Today’s “Fraud of the Day” is based on an article entitled “Ridgeland Woman to Pay 3 Million in Medicaid Fraud” published by The Clarion-Ledger on June 30, 2015.
A Ridgeland woman has been ordered to pay more than $3 million in restitution and penalties after she pleaded guilty to three counts of Medicaid fraud.
Theresa Lane Fisher, 46, was ordered Monday to pay $803,744.93 in restitution and a penalty of $2,411,234.79.
Today’s “Fraud of the Day” is based on an article entitled “Chester County Woman Found Guilty of Medicaid Fraud” posted on ReadingEagle.com on July 11, 2015.
A jury found a Chester County woman guilty Friday of submitting fraudulent Medicaid claims for hours and services of care she claimed to provide for her disabled son while working as an independent contractor through a Reading services provider.
Angela D. Biesecker, 57, of Phoenixville, stood before Thomas G. Parisi in the four-day trial that ended Friday afternoon. The jury convicted Biesecker of Medicaid fraud, theft by deception and receiving stolen property of more than $2,000.
Today’s “Fraud of the Day” is based on an article titled, “Deer Lodge Woman Pleads Guilty to Medicaid Fraud,” written by Pat Henson and published by The Montana Standard on June 19, 2015.
DEER LODGE — A Deer Lodge woman pleaded guilty this week to felony Medicaid fraud by common scheme and no contest to tampering with a witness, a felony.
Kristi Rydeen admitted that between Oct. 1, 2010, to Oct. 31, 2013, while providing services as a counselor and mental health therapist, she obtained Medicaid payments or benefits for herself by purposely making and submitting false or misleading Medicaid claims, statements and documents for services or items, according to district court documents.
Today’s “Fraud of the Day” is based on an article titled, “Child Counselor Pleads Guilty to Medicaid Fraud,” written by David Prock and published by 1170 KFAQ Tulsa’s Talk Radio on June 17, 2015.
OKLAHOMA CITY – A former children’s counselor pleaded guilty to 11 felony counts following charges brought by Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt.
Vincent Chukuneye Dike, 58, of Edmond, pleaded guilty to 11 counts of Medicaid fraud.