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Pinellas County Resident Arrested for Medicaid Provider Fraud

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.-Attorney General Ashley Moody's Medicaid Fraud Control Unit and the St. Petersburg Police Department today arrested a Pinellas County man for willfully and intentionally engaging in Medicaid fraud for more than two years. Willie T. Barnes allegedly received more than $15,000 in Medicaid payments for therapy never provided to clients. Barnes is the owner and operator of Barnes Holistic Counseling Therapies Institute located in St. Petersburg.


Action Details

  • Date:May 27, 2020
  • Agency:Florida Office of the Attorney General
  • Enforcement Types:
    • State Enforcement Agencies