- Attorney General Anne Milgram and Division
of Criminal Justice Director Gregory A.
Paw announced that a Camden County woman
has pleaded guilty to falsifying documents
that she submitted in an attempt to become
a certified nurse’s aid.
to Insurance Fraud Prosecutor Greta Gooden
Brown, Antoinette Davis, 37, of Sicklerville,
pleaded guilty today before Superior Court
Judge Thomas S. Smith Jr. of Burlington
County to a criminal accusation which charged
her with fourth-degree uttering a forged
Davis admitted that in August 2005, she
submitted a forged letter to the Department
of Health and Senior Services as part of
an application package to become a certified
nurse assistant. Davis admitted she forged
a letter from her probation officer indicating
that she had completed a period of criminal
probation on a theft charge in Burlington
County when , in fact, she had not completed
her probation. The department suspected
the letter was forged and notified the Office
of Insurance Fraud Prosecutor.
Investigator Anthony Iannice and Deputy
Attorney General William Hoyman were assigned
to the investigation. Hoyman is prosecuting
the case for the Office of Insurance Fraud
of the fourth degree carry punishment of
up to 18 months in state prison and a criminal
fine of $10,000.
Prosecutor Brown noted that some important
cases have started with anonymous tips.
People who are concerned about insurance
cheating and have information about a fraud
can report it anonymously by calling the
toll-free hotline 1-877-55-FRAUD
or visiting the Web at www.NJInsuranceFraud.org.
State regulations permit an award to be
paid to an eligible person who provides
information that leads to an arrest, prosecution
and conviction for insurance fraud.
Office of Insurance Fraud Prosecutor was
established by the Automobile Insurance
Cost Reduction Act of 1998. The office is
the centralized state agency that investigates
and prosecutes both civil and criminal insurance
fraud as well as Medicaid fraud.