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Former Wis. EMS chiefs pocket $45K in ambulance fraud

The husband and wife stole money and neglected bills bankrupting the company; they face charges for misconduct in public office, identity theft and fraud

By Megan Dwyer
Fox 6 News 

JEFFERSON COUNTY, Wis. — Two former members of the Sullivan Emergency Medical Service (EMS) are in hot water after Jefferson County investigators say they stole nearly $45,000 from the community.

It all started when Rick and Kim Heine bought candy with a company credit card.

“No sodas, no candy, no nothing. Diesel fuel only. You want anything, you personally buy it with your own money,” said Bill Ingersoll, former director of the Sullivan EMS District Board.

Read full story: Former EMS workers accused of paying themselves for ambulance trips never taken

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