May 3, 2017
TALLAHASSEE, Fla.—Attorney General Pam Bondi’s Medicaid Fraud Control Unit today announced the arrest of a former Hopewell Home Health employee for alleged fraud. According to a joint investigation by the Medicaid Fraud Control Unit and the Leon County Sheriff’s Office, Charlie Jenkins, 38, defrauded Medicaid during a nine-month period by submitting records with forged recipient signatures for services that Jenkins never performed.
Jenkins faces 207 felony counts, including forgery, uttering a forged document, exploitation of the elderly, grand theft, organized fraud, fraudulent use of personal identification information of a victim 60 years of age or older and Medicaid provider fraud. The State Attorney’s Office for the Second Judicial Circuit will prosecute this case.