Wednesday, December 9, 2009

Virginia Woman Pleads Not Guilty To Misappropriating $800K From State's Birth Injury Program

Iris F. Allen, 44, of Richmond, Virginia, has pleaded not guilty to charges she misappropriated more than $800,000 from the state's Birth-related Neurological Injury Compensation Program, where she had been employed as a benefits manager. Allen was indicted on 29 felony counts that includes aggravated identity theft, health care fraud, extortion, and theft. Authorities alleged that Allen fabricated invoices and siphoned benefit payments two companies she formed, named Paratransit Company and Dandridge Design & Construction. Allen is scheduled to go on trial in January.

Read the story here and here.

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