Thu. 2:21pm: Youngstown man charged with health care fraud

YOUNGSTOWN – A federal indictment was filed charging Rolando Sepulveda with seven counts of health care fraud in connection with the operation of his ambulette company, Med Transportation, said Steven M. Dettelbach, United States Attorney for the Northern District of Ohio, and Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine.

According to a release, Sepulveda, 51, operated his business out of the Youngstown area and is believed to be residing in Puerto Rico. He defrauded the state of approximately $406,000 from August 2008 to August 2011, according to the indictment.

“This money should have gone to help those who were sick and truly needed transportation,” Dettelbach said.

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