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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Northern District of West Virginia

Thursday, January 4, 2018

Harrison County man admits to health care fraud

CLARKSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – A Clarksburg, West Virginia, man has admitted to health care fraud, United States Attorney Bill Powell announced.

Kenneth Boyles, age 52, pled guilty to one count of “Health Care Fraud.” Boyles admitted to falsely reporting symptoms related to his service in the United States Army Reserves to the Veterans Health Administration in order to fraudulently collect more than $224,000 in benefits. The crime occurred from 2008 to 2017 in Harrison County.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Sarah E. Wagner is prosecuting the case on behalf of the government. The Department of Veterans Affairs Office of Inspector General and the Federal Bureau of Investigation investigated. 
U.S. Magistrate Judge Michael John Aloi presided.

Health Care Fraud
Updated January 4, 2018