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New York City Employee Charged in Manhattan Federal Court with Medicaid Fraud

Preet Bharara, United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, George Venizelos, the Assistant Director-in-Charge of the New York Field Office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and Mark G. Peters, the Commissioner of the New York City Department of Investigation, announced today the arrest of Akim Murray, an employee of the Medicaid Reimbursement Unit of the New York City Human Resources Administration, for Medicaid fraud. The Complaint alleges that Murray, an HRA Eligibility Specialist whose job involved issuing reimbursements for Medicaid-eligible expenses, manipulated the system in order to have hundreds of thousands of dollars' worth of checks issued to his friends and criminal associates, who in turn gave him a substantial cut of the proceeds


Action Details

  • Date:April 24, 2014
  • Agency:U.S. Attorney
  • Enforcement Types:
    • Criminal and Civil Actions