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.
- Date:June 7, 2017
- Agency:U.S. Attorney
- Criminal and Civil Actions