Sunday, December 8, 2019

FRAUD OF THE WEEK – Last 5 Days

Homewrecker

Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones and Orange County District Attorney (OCDA) Tony Rackauckas announced a shutdown of a $40 million fraudulent medical billing and kickback operation with the filing of charges against more than two dozen doctors, pharmacists and business owners.

Death Fraud

The Heart of the Matter

Gross Misconduct

Caught Working

Sometimes it’s a bad thing for people to see you working. Such was the case of a former deputy sheriff in Zanesville, Ohio, who...

No Services Rendered

An Arkansas-based speech therapist has pleaded guilty to Medicaid fraud for billing the state health insurance program in the names of children who did...

Big Fish Tale

You know the type: that guy at the office who has a decent story that gets more exciting every time he tells it? He...

Lousy Work Ethic

A nurse in Indiana who apparently didn’t want to go to work is now spending time in jail for committing Medicaid fraud. The Marion County...

FEDERAL FRAUD

From Guard to Inmate?

A former prison guard who moonlighted as a tax preparer could find himself behind bars after pleading guilty to federal tax fraud. (That’s an...

Oh, SNAP!

Some people just don’t know when to quit. A Newark, N.J., store owner had already been banned from participating in the federal Supplemental Nutrition...

Paying for Patients

Money is a powerful motivator, leading some to risk prison and ruin. That is the case for 13 people associated with a Texas-based company...

Corporate Greed in Medicare

Some people just can’t get enough money. That seems to be the case with the owner of a Tennessee-based durable medical equipment (DME) company...

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