Attorney General Pam Bondi’s Medicaid Fraud Control Unit and the Leon County Sheriff’s Office arrested Eboni Roshondra Montgomery Henderson for exploiting a disabled Leon County resident. According to the MFCU investigation, Henderson, 33, used the victim’s Social Security and retirement funds for personal gain rather than the victim’s nursing care. Henderson allegedly deposited the victim’s funds directly into the defendant’s bank account monthly and purchased a van with that money. More.
Manatee County Resident Arrested Third Time for Exploitation
Attorney General Pam Bondi’s Medicaid Fraud Control Unit and the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office arrested a Manatee County resident on eight felony charges related to a scheme to exploit elderly or disabled clients. According to the MFCU investigation, Makynen falsified documents in order to claim clients’ security deposits for himself. More.
Gainesville Doctor Sentenced for 162 Counts of Health Care Fraud
Attorney General Pam Bondi’s Medicaid Fraud Control Unit and United States Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Florida announced the sentencing of a Gainesville physician to a year in prison and more than two million dollars in fines and restitution for health care fraud. In May, Ona M. Colasante, 60, was convicted of 162 counts of health care fraud. As part of the sentence, the Court also orders Colasante to perform 1,200 hours community service while serving a term of three years of supervised release. More.