Four Teens Arrested After Alleged Hialeah Pharmacy Robberies, NBC Miami
They wanted one thing at Walgreens, police say. And it was in the pharmacy, Miami Herald
More the 3,600 rape kits no longer backlogged, Action News Jax
Escambia County Resident Arrested for Criminal Use of Personal ID Information
Attorney General Pam Bondi’s Medicaid Fraud Control Unit and the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office arrested a convicted felon for criminal use of personal identification information. According to the MFCU investigation, Sade Monique Grier, 29, criminally used her sister’s identification in order to work in the health care field and receive more $10,000 in payroll funds.
Grier allegedly used her sister’s identification for her employment and training records to gain employment with House of Honor the Westbrooks, a Medicaid provider. The defendant has been previously convicted of theft from a person 65 years of age or older, fraudulent use of a credit card and grand theft. More.
Targeted Case Manager Arrested for Defrauding Medicaid Out of More Than $27,000
Attorney General Pam Bondi’s Medicaid Fraud Control Unit and the Miami-Dade Police Department arrested a targeted case manager for defrauding the Medicaid program out of more than $27,000. According to the investigation, Arkyn Mena, 45, falsified the progress notes of six different Medicaid recipients to make it appear that the defendant provided services never performed. Submitting these falsified progress notes caused fraudulent billing to the Medicaid program.
Mena faces one count of organized scheme to defraud and one count of Medicaid fraud, both second-degree felonies. If convicted, Mena faces up to 30 years in prison. Attorney General Bondi’s Office of Statewide Prosecution in prosecuting this case. More.
Attorney General Bondi speaking with Florida State Senator Darryl Rouson at the celebration of Riverside Recovery. Senator Rouson has been a great partner in the fight against drug abuse in Florida.
Attorney General Bondi with Patrick Myers, who also works in substance abuse treatment in the Tampa Bay area.
Sunday is World Day Against Trafficking in Persons, a day designated to raise awareness of human trafficking across the globe. For more information about the day, click here.