Feds: Woodbridge Biz Owners Submitted False Healthcare Claims
– June 29, 2012 8:00 am
ALEXANDRIA, Va. – The owners of a Woodbridge, Va.-based home health care business have been indicted for allegedly submitting numerous false claims for Medicaid reimbursement for services they did not provide.
Neil H. MacBride, United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia; Ken Cuccinelli, Attorney General of Virginia; and James W. McJunkin, Assistant Director in Charge of the FBI’s Washington Field Office, made the announcement.
Irvine Johnston King, 46, and Aisha Rashidatu King, 40, of Woodbridge, were charged on June 28, 2012, with conspiracy to commit health care fraud, which carries a maximum penalty of 10 years in prison; 22 counts of health care fraud, which each carry a maximum penalty of 10 years in prison; and two counts of aggravated identity theft, which each carry a consecutive mandatory penalty of two years in prison, if convicted.