Attorney General Bondi's Office and Others Arrest Individuals for $1 Million of Medicaid Fraud
TALLAHASSEE, Fla.- Attorney General Pam Bondi's Medicaid Fraud Control Unit, the Miami-Dade Police Department, the Kansas Medicaid Fraud Control Unit, the Shawnee County Sheriff's Office and the New Jersey Medicaid Fraud Control Unit today arrested Grisel Pena, 63, Barbara Oldham-Kennedy, 40, and Robert Patrick Garcia, 38, on felony warrants for allegedly defrauding Medicaid out of more than $1 million. The defendants allegedly submitted falsified claims for services not rendered to several Medicaid recipients and received payment based on falsified claims. Grisel Pena, Barbara Oldham-Kennedy and Robert Patrick Garcia are each facing charges of Medicaid fraud, grand theft and organized fraud, all first-degree felonies. If convicted, they each face up to 90 years in prison. This case will be prosecuted by the Attorney General's Office of Statewide Prosecution.
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- Date:September 4, 2014
- Agency:Florida Attorney General
- State Enforcement Agencies