A.G. Schneiderman Announces Arrest Of Brooklyn Medical Supply Company Owner For Allegedly Defrauding Medicaid
NEW YORK-Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman today announced the arrest of Kester Atumonyogo, 43, of Valley Stream, N.Y., and his company Monack Medical Supply, Inc. ("Monack") for allegedly stealing over $1.5 million from Medicaid and Healthfirst, a Medicaid managed care organization. The defendants are accused of using a false Social Security number to enroll Monack as a participating medical supply provider in Medicaid. Thereafter, the company allegedly filed false claims that misrepresented to Medicaid and Healthfirst that Monack dispensed a highly specialized, expensive enteral, nutritional formula to needy pediatric patients.
- Date:February 25, 2017
- Agency:New York Attorney General
- State Enforcement Agencies