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Houston woman sought for healthcare fraud

Posted on April 5th, 2011 No Comments

Police are currently searching for a woman that they believe committed healthcare fraud in Houston.  A federal grand jury indicted the woman, known as Vivian Adiza Yusuf or Vivian Adiza Amenaghawon, on March 2, 2011.

Crime Stoppers claims that the woman participated in Medicare fraud from June 2007 to May 2009.  In addition, police believe that there are co-conspirators involved in the healthcare fraud scheme.  She is accused of obtaining protected healthcare information like names, birth dates, and Medicare numbers.

Furthermore, police suspect that the woman and her co-conspirators submitted around 790 claims from individuals in Texas and Louisiana.  The claims requested $3.4 million and $1.6 million was obtained.

If you or someone you know has been accused of or charged with healthcare fraud, contact the Houston healthcare fraud defense attorneys of Johnson, Johnson & Baer, P.C. at 713-523-0404 to learn more about your rights.