State Troopers arrestedĀ 23-year-old Marc Sevigny of Los Angeles, California for Criminal Possession of Marihuana, Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance, Criminal Possession of a Hypodermic and vehicle and traffic offenses. The arrest resulted from a traffic stop on Interstate 81 in the Town of Chenango; Sevigny was arraigned in the Town of Chenango Court and remanded to the Broome County Jail in lieu of $1,000 cash bail.


State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman today announced that in 2012 his office recovered over $335 million that was improperly claimed through Medicaid fraud or abuse. The Medicaid Fraud Control Unit also shut down schemes to illegally obtain prescription drugs through Medicaid and distribute them on the street, targeted providers that billed for unnecessary services or unnecessary visits; stopped providers that referred patients to unlicensed facilities in exchange for kickbacks; and stopped black market drug sellers that divertedĀ medications of unknown origin, for re-packaging and re-selling them to pharmacies.


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