New Jersey Man Convicted for Submitting False Pharmacy Claims
December 2002. Matt Lilenfeld submitted $38,252 of phony pharmacy receipts to Celtic Life Insurance Company. Lilenfeld admitted that he submitted 121 claims during 1998 for prescriptions that did not exist.
“The creation and submission of fictitious prescription receipts to health insurance carriers is a crime and the Office of Insurance Fraud Prosecutor will investigate and prosecute anyone who endeavors to steal from insurance companies, ” said Insurance Fraud Prosecutor Greta Gooden Brown.
Pursuant to the New Jersey Insurance Fraud Prevention Act, Matt Lilenfeld was sentenced to two years probation, ordered to pay $30,000 restitution to Celtic Life Insurance Company, and ordered to pay a $5,000 civil insurance fraud fine.