Former Clinic Owner Pleads Guilty To $3.4 Million Medicaid Fraud Scheme
Charlotte, N.C. - A Charlotte man pleaded guilty today for his involvement in a health care fraud scheme that attempted to defraud Medicaid of at least $3.4 million for sham mental and behavioral health services, announced Anne M. Tompkins, U.S. Attorney for the Western District of North Carolina. Ronnie Lorenzo Robinson, 36, of Charlotte, pleaded guilty today before U.S. Magistrate Judge David S. Cayer to two counts of health care fraud. At today's plea hearing, Robinson admitted that from in or about 2007 to in or about 2011, he engaged in a scheme to defraud Medicaid of at least $3.4 million in fraudulent reimbursement payments from false claims submitted to Medicaid.
- Date:January 7, 2014
- Agency:U.S. Attorney
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