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Mass. Attorney General Andrea Campbell’s office announced a settlement between MedStar Ambulance, Inc. and MassHealth
Joshua Cory Frances falsely claimed he was a Homeland Security officer and used that identity to defraud multiple agencies out of more than $150,000
Office of Special Counsel: “The evidence showed many [Niagara Falls] employees — both students and instructors — on leave during the reported training courses”
Joshua Cory Frances also was the head of Maine Task Force One, a group of EMTs and EMS physician assistants
Mario Artze-Ordiales is accused of defrauding the Broward County Aviation Department through car parking vouchers
Federal investigators alleged Rural/Metro Corporation collected improper reimbursements over a seven-year period
Kenneth B. Ponce, 48, admitted to committing perjury while filling out paperwork about the company’s assets and debts
Brian Rhodes, 45, a paramedic supervisor at Madison Ambulance, is accused of falsifying timesheets
The federal government claims Hidalgo County EMS submitted an unauthorized modified Paycheck Protection Program loan application and falsely claimed not to be in bankruptcy
Officials say the alleged actions of Sloatsburg Volunteer Ambulance Corps Capt. Matthew Gannon, 53, contributed to the agency’s closing
The case is one of the largest Medicare ambulance fraud cases ever prosecuted by the U.S. Department of Justice
Med-1 Interfacility Care Manager Davon Terrell Henderson allegedly billed for fictitious ambulance services using stolen Medicare ID numbers
Authorities say the narcotics were ordered and paid for through the agency by the ex-director but never used for EMS purposes
A judge said the former treasurer and EMT must pay back the amount she improperly spent and the cost of a state audit
The former official is suing the ambulance company, claiming he was fired for raising concerns about improper Medicare billing
The former operator of a private ambulance service must serve 30 months in federal prison and pay restitution
The man was convicted of writing false checks to himself while serving as treasurer for both companies
Robert Reasonover and Tyler Rathert allegedly logged into AMR’s accounting system and claimed hours they never worked
Mario Thompson was arrested after authorities say his false call about an active shooter put an area hospital on an hours-long lockdown
London police said the former London Ambulance Service trainee “went rogue” after failing his paramedic exams
Donald Horner had an expired EMT certification and he allegedly altered reports on 27 occasions to conceal that fact when he served as a crew member
County Ambulance had been accused of submitting false claims to Medicare and MaineCare
Federal prosecutors said North East Mobile Health Services will settle to resolve charges that it billed Medicare for non-emergency transportation of patients
Samantha Rivera was sentenced to eight months of house arrest and five years of probation for using fake experience and credentials to get a nursing job
The investigation into Hart to Heart Transportation Services was launched after a whistleblower filed a lawsuit alleging they falsified Medicare claims
Kevin Davis was arrested for treating a teen, who later died of a drug overdose, at an illegal rave