Sunday, January 25, 2009

Former Iowa Insurance Claims Worker Sentenced To 2 Years In Prison For Fraud

Rachel Lenagh, 39, of Neola, Iowa, was sentenced Friday to 2 years in prison for defrauding her employer, Mutual of Omaha, out of $1.4 million in fraudulent insurance claims. Lenagh, who plead guilty to conspiracy to commit health care fraud in October, processed fraudulent health insurance claims for Sharon Johnson of West Dover, Vermont, who in return, paid Lenagh $95,600 in kickbacks, according to prosecutors. The scheme reportedly went on from 2001 to 2006. Johnson is awaiting her own trial.

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