A.G. Schneiderman Announces Guilty Plea From Owner Of Suffolk County Medical Equipment Store For Defrauding Medicaid Of $2 Million
SUFFOLK COUNTY-Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman announced today guilty pleas by Katia Donnelly and her durable medical equipment and supply store, Bennett Surgical Supply, Inc., for submitting thousands of false claims to Medicaid resulting in Medicaid paying them more than two million dollars over a six and a half year period. Donnelly admitted during her plea that she used the Medicaid identification numbers of Bennett Surgical customers to fraudulently bill for items she never purchased or delivered to them. She and her corporation plead guilty to Grand Larceny in the Second Degree, and it is expected that Donnelly will be sentenced to 2 to 6 years in State Prison.
- Date:September 30, 2016
- Agency:New York Attorney General
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