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School Counselor Pleads Guilty To Health Care Fraud Scheme

ASHEVILLE, N.C. - Joseph Frank Korzelius, owner of Western Carolina Counseling Services and a school counselor in the Polk County school system, admitted today to defrauding the North Carolina Medicaid Program of over $400,000, by submitting false and fraudulent reimbursement claims. Korzelius, 46, of Tryon, N.C., appeared before U.S. Magistrate Judge Dennis L. Howell and pleaded guilty to one count of health care fraud.


Action Details

  • Date:June 7, 2017
  • Agency:U.S. Attorney
  • Enforcement Types:
    • Criminal and Civil Actions