Grainger Co. Man Charged With TennCare Fraud
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - A Grainger County man is charged with TennCare fraud involving prescription drugs. The Office of Inspector General (OIG) today announced the arrest of Christopher Seal, 28, of Sneedville. He was indicted by a Grainger County Grand Jury and charged with altering a legitimate prescription for the drug Suboxone by changing the quantity, then using TennCare benefits to pay for the forgery. Suboxone is a drug used to treat addiction to drugs such as morphine or heroin because it creates a similar affect without addictive qualities. Seal is charged with TennCare fraud and forgery. The Bean Station Police Department and the Hancock County Sheriff's Office assisted in his arrest.
- Date:April 7, 2015
- Agency:Tennessee Department of Finance and Administration
- State Enforcement Agencies