Three Arrested in Medicaid Fraud Conspiracy

McCollum_example.jpgTALLAHASSEE, FL (September 16, 2009) Attorney General Bill McCollum announced that three people have been arrested and accused of conspiring to defraud the Florida Medicaid program out of at least $112,000.
Larry Hill is charged with Medicaid provider fraud and conspiracy to commit Medicaid provider fraud. If convicted, he faces up to 10 years in prison and $10,000 in fines. Frederica Hill is charged with Medicaid provider fraud, organized fraud, communications fraud, grand theft, neglect of a disabled adult, and conspiracy to commit Medicaid provider fraud. She faces up to 80 years in prison and up to $40,000 in fines. Cathy Summerlin is charged with Medicaid provider fraud, organized fraud, communications fraud, neglect of a disabled adult, and conspiracy to commit Medicaid provider fraud. If convicted, Summerlin faces up to 50 years in prison and up to $30,000 in fines. The case is being prosecuted by the State Attorney’s Office for the 14th Judicial Circuit. For more: Click here