Boston, MA – Vendor Charged for Defrauding VA Hospitals
Boston, MA (February 7, 2020) – A vendor for several Veterans Affairs medical facilities was charged with a for-profit billing scheme on Tuesday.
On February 4th, authorities arrested 49-year-old Chester Wojcik. Investigations determined that between May 29, 2015 and March 5, 2015, Wojcik engaged in a complex scheme to defraud the VA. It is alleged that he generated multiple false invoices and reports for medical gas inspections that never occurred.
Reports indicate that Wojcik is accused of failing to perform inspections on the medical gas supply systems by charging various facilities for his services.
Wojcik is facing charges for wire fraud, which can result in a sentence of up to 20-years in prison, fines up to $250,000, and up to three years of supervised release.
Defrauding the Veterans Affairs
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