Attorney General Pam Bondi News Release

February 28, 2014
Contact: Whitney Ray
Phone: (850) 245-0150

Attorney General Pam Bondi’s Office Announces Arrest of Hillsborough County Man for Medicaid Fraud

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.–John Johnson was arrested by the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office on a felony warrant from Attorney General Pam Bondi’s Medicaid Fraud Control Unit. According to an investigation by the Medicaid Fraud Control Unit, Johnson allegedly billed the Medicaid program for more than $3,000 dollars worth of services never provided to a disabled patient in his care. Johnson was employed by Assure Solutions in Tampa, Fla.

“Thanks to the hard work of my Medicaid Fraud Control Unit, this man has been charged with one count of Medicaid fraud, a third degree felony. I am grateful to the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office for their assistance with this arrest,” stated Attorney General Pam Bondi.

The case will be prosecuted by the Attorney General’s Office of Statewide Prosecution