Thursday, April 14, 2011

Koster brings charges against Caruthersville woman

Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster has brought Medicaid fraud charges against a Caruthersville woman.

Koster brought four felony charges against professionally licensed counselor Kristi M. Smith. She is charged with four counts of Medicare fraud, one count of forgery, and one count of stealing by deceit, according to a release from the Attorney General’s office.

Missouri’s Medicaid Fraud Control Unit revealed that Smith had billed the state for over 32 hundred dollars in 2009 and 2010.

Smith could receive up to 7 years for each of the six violations.


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