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Scam Alert: N.J. Home Health Aide Indicted for Submitting 3,797 Fraudulent Claims to Medicaid

Scam Alert: N.J. Home Health Aide Indicted for Submitting 3,797 Fraudulent Claims to Medicaid
BY ZACH HOSSEINI
SPECIAL TO NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

TRENTON – Acting Attorney General John J. Hoffman and Office of the Insurance Fraud Prosecutor (OIFP) announced that a former certified home health aide from Passaic County was indicted for causing fraudulent claims totaling $87,616.23 to be submitted to the Medicaid program for work he never actually completed on behalf of his Hackensack-based employer Confident Care.

Vladimir Faerman, 66, of Hawthorne, was charged in an indictment obtained by the state with 175 counts of second-degree health care claims fraud, second-degree theft by deception and third-degree Medicaid fraud. Faerman was arrested yesterday in Hawthorne. Faerman is being held at the Bergen County Jail in Hackensack on $175,000 bail.

 

UPDATE: Linden Refinery Under Emergency

UPDATE: Linden Refinery Under Emergency
BY BOB HOLT
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

The emergency situation in an Infineum plant at the Phillips 66 refinery in Linden appears to be under control.

Local police are saying a chemical leak there would not p...

NJ Unemployment Only Better Than Florida

NJ Unemployment Only Better Than Florida
BY BOB HOLT
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

A new report is saying that New Jersey’s unemployment rate tends to overlook those who have been unemployed for an extended period.

The study sees long-term unemployment...

Penn State Recruit May Be Involved in High School Sex Scandal

Penn State Recruit May Be Involved in High School Sex Scandal
BY BOB HOLT
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

The bizarre hazing and sexual abuse allegations against the Sayreville High School football program could have an effect on the school’s best-known athlete.

Senior Myles...

Report: NBC News Ignores Ebola Quarantine in New Jersey

Report: NBC News Ignores Ebola Quarantine in New Jersey
BY BOB HOLT
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

The Peasant Grill in Hopewell received some publicity this weekend that the restaurant could have done without.

An NBC News team was under a voluntary 21-day quarantine ...

N.J. Dealer of High-End, Used Luxury Cars Accused of Deceptive Sales Practices Settles Lawsuit

N.J. Dealer of High-End, Used Luxury Cars Accused of Deceptive Sales Practices Settles Lawsuit
BY JEFF LAMM
SPECIAL TO NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

NEWARK – 21st Century Auto Group, Inc., a Springfield, New Jersey-based motor vehicle dealership accused of violating the state’s Consumer Fraud Act and mot...

It's Time to Repeal All the Terribly Outdated Laws in N.J.

It's Time to Repeal All the Terribly Outdated Laws in N.J.
BY EVA LOAYZA
SPECIAL TO NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

TRENTON – Legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats Vincent Mazzeo, Joseph Lagana and Tim Eustace to repeal provisions of state law that are no longer re...

Michael J. Fox Accuses NJ Lab of Massive Blunder

Michael J. Fox Accuses NJ Lab of Massive Blunder
BY BOB HOLT
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

Michael J. Fox’s Parkinson’s Foundation is suing a laboratory in Camden for allegedly setting back their research.

The Fox Foundation said an error by the research lab a...

Ebola Scare and Confusion at Newark Airport

Ebola Scare and Confusion at Newark Airport
BY DIANE LILLI
SPECIAL TO NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

After a man and his daughter became ill on a flight from Belgium to Newark yesterday, authorities quarantined the 255 passengers on a United Airlines plan...

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