fraud

Former Illinois Health Official Gets 8 Years for Kickbacks
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A former Illinois Department of Public Health aide has been sentenced to eight years in prison for her part in a kickback scheme that defrauded the state of millions of dollars.
Quinshaunta Golden pleaded guilty in April 2014 to bribery, theft and obstruction of justice…
Jury Convicts 2 Illinoisans in $4.5M Medicare Fraud Scheme
CHICAGO (AP) — A federal jury has convicted two Illinois residents in a $4.5 million Medicare fraud scheme that involved billing the government for services to people who were dead.
Two employees of Medicall Physicians Group in Schaumburg were each found guilty last week of one count of conspir…
Chicago Woman Stole $25,000 From Toys For Tots
CHICAGO (AP) — A Chicago woman has pleaded guilty to stealing more than $25,000 from Toys for Tots.
Fifty-five-year-old Carol Lisciandrello was a volunteer with the charity, which provides gifts for children during the holiday season...