Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Ahmed Mohamed Abugroon Charged with Medicaid Fraud


INDIANAPOLIS—Joseph H. Hogsett, United States Attorney, announced today that Ahmed Mohamed Abugroon, 56, of Indianapolis, Indiana, was charged with health care fraud following an investigation by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Indiana Attorney General’s Medicaid Fraud Control Unit.

Abugroon operated Pacific Transportation, which provided transportation services to Indiana Medicaid patients, and the information alleges that Abugroon made false and fraudulent representations to the Indiana Medicaid Program in order to secure reimbursements at a higher rate than he was entitled. Specifically, it is alleged that, between January 2005 and February 2008, Abugroon received $24,869.81 from the Indiana Medicaid Program to which he knew he was not entitled.

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