Female White-Collar Crime Divas-Mordern Day Thieves
“The more money the less virtue” – Henry Thoreau
Today’ Crime Divas, Helene Michel, 45, from Long Island, NY. Ms Michel, was the an owner and officer of Medical Solutions Management Inc. (MSM), a medical equipment company located in Hicksville, used her position to gain access to nursing homes in Nassau, Suffolk, Queens, Kings, and Dutchess Counties to steal patient records in violation of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).
She was given 12 years in federal prison for $10 million Medicare fraud and HIPAA identity theft.
Michel used the stolen records to create and submit $10 million in false billings to Medicare for medical supplies and products that were either not required or not delivered.
This is one of those cases that make you shake your head and wonder, “What the hell is going on here?” Go to www.crimedivas.com and read all the details under today’s story.
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